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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 2075–2103.
Published: 26 October 2016
... to the survival of low-income families—or about the spillover economic consequences of incarceration for families. In this article, we use longitudinal data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study to examine how incarceration is associated with asset ownership among formerly incarcerated men...
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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 (2006) 43 (3): 401–420.
Published: 01 August 2006
... a causal effect on children’s educations. The loss of a child’s father is a significant correlate of poor household socioeconomic status. However, the death of a father between waves of the survey has no significant effect on subsequent asset ownership. Evidence from the South African 2001 Census suggests...
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Demography (2023) 60 (6): 1877–1901.
Published: 01 December 2023
... of this contribution remains undetermined. Particularly untested is how significant financial wealth is relative to traditionally important assets, such as home and business ownership. Furthermore, because wealthy and high-income households tend to allocate a higher proportion of their wealth to investment, it remains...
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Demography (2023) 60 (1): 147–171.
Published: 01 February 2023
... and Kefalas 2005 ; Gibson-Davis et al. 2005 ; Smock et al. 2005 ). The same logic may apply to decisions to remain married: ownership of visible assets demonstrates to the couple and others that they meet the marriage bar. Thus, the symbolic perspective predicts greater marital stability for owners of homes...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 653–684.
Published: 01 April 2022
... and with the descriptive evidence discussed earlier. Men's mobile phone ownership is associated with less favorable attitudes toward IPV, even after controlling for country fixed-effects, internet use, individual- and household-level measures of SES, and household durable assets. Although all estimated coefficients...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 949–974.
Published: 30 April 2014
... of intergenerational transfers in spreading asset ownership . In T. M. Shapiro , & E. N. Wolff (Eds.), Assets for the poor: The benefits of spreading asset ownership (pp. 132 – 161 ). New York, NY : Russell Sage Foundation . Wolff , E. N. ( 2001 ). Recent trends in wealth ownership, from...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 461–483.
Published: 01 April 2022
... to their nonfinancial net worth; however, the results show signs that marriage also contributes to women's total net worth as marriage durations increase. By contrast, when wealth is measured as personal net worth based on the actual ownership of assets, marriage is found to be negatively and significantly associated...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 205–228.
Published: 10 September 2013
... marriage 27.97 27.87 27.90  Mother is HIV positive 6.18 4.90 4.95  Mother is in bad health 37.13 35.98 37.47 Household Covariates  Family death, 2006–2008 –– 15.72 16.67  Quintile of household asset ownership, 2006    Low (ref.) 16.72 14.38 15.21    Lower-middle...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 359–392.
Published: 02 December 2011
... in the approach across countries. 15 The data sets contain between 12 (Uganda) and 29 (Nicaragua) indicators of asset ownership, and between 4 (Ghana) and 12 (Albania) indicators of housing characteristics (Zambia is an exception at 37). 16 We begin this section by assessing how household rankings...
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Demography (2003) 40 (3): 521–542.
Published: 01 August 2003
... of Racial Differences in Asset Ownership on the Distribution of Household Wealth . Social Science Research , 29 , 477 – 502 . 10.1006/ssre.2000.0677 Keister L.A. ( 2000 ). Wealth in America . New York : Cambridge University Press . Keister, L.A. Forthcoming. “Religion and Wealth...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1477–1500.
Published: 10 July 2014
... to receive an expanded (or long-form) questionnaire component that collected household-level information on basic asset ownership and dwelling characteristics on all EA residents, including whether the residence had a source of electricity. Thus, the census collected asset ownership information...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 97–118.
Published: 03 January 2014
..., policy relevant. We use several key socioeconomic variables from the 2006 survey data in our analyses. The first of these is self-reported total household income (from all sources, including social transfers) in the previous year, net of taxes. We also use household asset ownership indicators...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 February 2007
... and, not surprisingly, those with missing data on age are more likely to have miss- ing orphan status information (Appendix Table A3, regression 1). Among those with 1998 Pupil Questionnaire data, most indicators of household asset ownership are negatively related to missing orphan information, including ownership...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 585–605.
Published: 01 August 2004
... and Neighborhood Racial Effects . Journal of Housing Economics , 5 , 143 – 65 . 10.1006/jhec.1996.0008 Keister L.A. ( 2000 ). Race and Wealth Inequality: The Impact of Racial Differences in Asset Ownership on the Distribution of Household Wealth . Social Science Research , 29 , 477 – 502...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1155–1176.
Published: 21 December 2012
... in the allocation of assets in investment savings plans . The American Economic Review , 88 , 207 – 211 . U.S. Census Bureau . ( 2001 ). Household net worth and asset ownership, 1995 (No. 70–71). Washington, DC : U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration . Warren , T...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 153–182.
Published: 29 January 2015
... of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences , 59 , S315 – S323 . 10.1093/geronb/59.6.S315 Keister , L. A. ( 2000 ). Race and wealth inequality: The impact of racial differences in asset ownership on the distribution of household wealth . Social Science Research , 29...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 835–859.
Published: 08 May 2017
... size, share of the population engaged in agrigultural/nonagricultural activities, and population density. 7 The DLHS data do not contain information on individual or household incomes. The survey does ask, however, a multitude of questions about the ownership of assets, including ownership of a car...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1297–1321.
Published: 23 July 2020
... (Clark 2013 ; Hurst and Stafford 2005 ), which could make their ownership status vulnerable in times of economic stress. An investigation on the role of liquid assets in homeownership sustainability, therefore, could generate valuable policy information for eliminating homeownership-related Black...
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Demography (1999) 36 (4): 461–473.
Published: 01 November 1999
... are reported poorly in the SIPP, but that the fact of ownership of a particular type of asset is re- ported fairly well. Moreover, ownership of liquid financial assets discriminates surprisingly well among older Ameri- cans. For example, Smith (l995b) found that in the 70-and- over population, more than 10...