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Published: 02 December 2011
Fig. 8 Rank correlation between asset index using all indicators and household expenditures per adjusted household size, with various scaling factors used for adjustment and adult equivalence values. Adult equivalence is parameter α and scaling factor is parameter θ in the following adjustment More
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Demography (2001) 38 (1): 115–132.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Deon Filmer; Lant H. Pritchett Abstract Using data from India, we estimate the relationship between household wealth and children’s school enrollment. We proxy wealth by constructing a linear index from asset ownership indicators, using principal-components analysis to derive weights. In Indian...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 359–392.
Published: 02 December 2011
...Fig. 8 Rank correlation between asset index using all indicators and household expenditures per adjusted household size, with various scaling factors used for adjustment and adult equivalence values. Adult equivalence is parameter α and scaling factor is parameter θ in the following adjustment...
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 673–698.
Published: 21 December 2013
... and remittance choices of 5,449 households prior to 1994 as well as households’ asset holdings in 1984, 1994, and 2000. To measure households’ economic positions over time, I use Filmer and Pritchett’s ( 2001 ) method, creating an index of household wealth in 1994 and 2000 based on principal component analysis...
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Published: 14 May 2018
are the sum of household members where members have the following weights: ages 0 to 5 years: weight = 0.5; ages 5 to 14 or age 50+: weight = 0.7; ages 15 to 50: weight = 1. The asset index is a measure of wealth constructed with the first principal component of a vector of household assets and dwelling More
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Published: 14 May 2018
. Adult equivalent units are the sum of household members where members have the following weights: ages 0 to 5 years: weight = 0.5; ages 5 to 14 or age 50+: weight = 0.7; ages 15 to 50: weight = 1. The asset index is a measure of wealth constructed with the first principal component of a vector More
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 293–307.
Published: 01 May 2006
... to the bottom quintile of households arrayed according to a widely accepted asset-based wealth index. The results suggest that women who are both poor and have experienced violence are not unique in their reproductive health disadvantage. In particular, for all three reproductive health outcomes we consider...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 757–768.
Published: 01 November 2005
... in Table 1. Measures were created to de- scribe the parents survival as well as the living parents relationship to the child s house- hold of residence. An asset index was created using information collected in 2001 about the AIDS Mortality and the Mobility of Children 761 household s ownership of both...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1295–1316.
Published: 13 June 2018
... as the mother’s completed education years. Because the DHS do not include data on income, we construct an additive household asset index, combining information on the ownership of various household assets (electricity, refrigerator, radio, television, bicycle, motorcycle, and car), following Østby ( 2008...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1353–1373.
Published: 05 July 2017
...), mother’s age at first birth, and an index of family asset. In addition, we define a region variable in each country as the highest level of geographical area available in the census data that guarantees at least 30 regions. For example, in a census with 10 provinces and 40 municipalities, our region...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 1091–1118.
Published: 14 May 2018
... are the sum of household members where members have the following weights: ages 0 to 5 years: weight = 0.5; ages 5 to 14 or age 50+: weight = 0.7; ages 15 to 50: weight = 1. The asset index is a measure of wealth constructed with the first principal component of a vector of household assets and dwelling...
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Demography (2018) 55 (2): 643–668.
Published: 21 March 2018
... stages, we control for young women cohort’s age dummy variables, Age i . We also include X i , a set of young women’s socioeconomic variables: a dummy variable for whether the parents were alive at the time of the survey, 15 parents’ education, and an asset index constructed from the 2004...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1955–1976.
Published: 22 August 2014
... Sexually Debuted by 2007 (%) 40.9 24.9 2005 Mean Age 17.7 18.4 2005 Highest Level of Education Attained (%)  No education/primary/religious school 35.9 39.4  Secondary 55.1 50.5  University/postsecondary 9.0 10.1 2005 Mean PCA Assets Index -0.20 0.13 2007 Marital Status...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 403–422.
Published: 12 March 2020
... (0.367) 0.120 (0.326) 0.303 (0.460) .000   22. Asset index –0.011 (1.191) –0.044 (1.175) 0.108 (1.240) .038   23. Household receives social security support under dibao 0.242 (0.429) 0.260 (0.439) 0.178 (0.383) .002 Notes: Standard deviations are shown in parentheses. Column 1...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 337–360.
Published: 09 January 2017
... with a radio, and bottom fifth is the fraction of the PSU that the DHS asset index sorts into the bottom fifth of their survey round. The one exception is GDP, which is a country-year–level variable. The dotted lines in Fig. 1 indicate the threshold for statistical significance. The figure shows...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1845–1871.
Published: 26 April 2013
... values, and wealth by occupation all indicate that the embankment performs this limited function well, bestowing a positive wealth shock on protected households and particularly on farming households. Table 3 Effects of the embankment on wealth using census data Growth in the Asset Index...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 835–859.
Published: 08 May 2017
... order has been found to be correlated with educational attainment in India (Kumar 2016 ). We additionally control for the following parental-level characteristics: caste, religion, a rural indicator, an asset-based standard of living index, mother’s age, father’s age, mother’s education, and father’s...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 205–228.
Published: 10 September 2013
... with a missing asset index, we take the average of the reported asset index from 2004 and 2008. Finally, we include a control for whether a family member died between the 2006 and 2008 survey rounds. The death of a family member includes all deaths during the intersurvey period to individuals aged 15...
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1321–1343.
Published: 23 June 2015
... adults 60 years and older, as proxies for caregiving responsibilities). We used three variables to measure socioeconomic resources: education, logged per capita family income (family income adjusted for household size), and an index for the household’s aggregate asset ownership, weighted according...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 777–800.
Published: 01 August 2010
... assets 21 35 Tract median family income 19 33 Mother s reading score 26 33 Mother s years of school 23 33 b. Adjusted Concentration Index Divided by the Gini Coeffi cient × 100 Family income 2 0 Family nonhousing assets 4 7 Tract median family income 11 16 Mother s reading score 23 16 Mother s years...