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Demography (1995) 32 (1): 17–28.
Published: 01 February 1995
... will continue; living alone is likely to become less common among young-old than among old-old widows, in a reversal of the pattern of the last quarter-century. In the first two decades of the next century, as the baby boom affects kin availability among the old-old, and as the subsequent baby bust affects...
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Demography (1994) 31 (4): 615–631.
Published: 01 November 1994
... The Persistence of High Fertility in the American South on the Eve of the Baby Boom* Stewart E. Tolnay Department of Sociology and Center for Social and Demographic Analysis State University of New York at Albany Albany, NY 12222 Patricia J. Glynn Center for Social and Demographic Analysis State University of New...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1961–1993.
Published: 21 October 2015
... homogeneity among women. Less is known about diversity in women’s cumulative work patterns over the long run. Using group-based trajectory analysis, I model the employment trajectories of early Baby Boom women in the United States from ages 20 to 54. I find that women in this cohort can be classified in four...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1477–1500.
Published: 10 July 2014
... in communities with very low levels of electricity suggests that the outage affected the fertility of households not connected to the grid through some spillover effect. Whether the baby boom is likely to translate to a permanent increase in the population remains unclear, but this article highlights...
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S5–S15.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Robert F. Schoeni; Mary Beth Ofstedal Conclusion For years, researchers and policymakers have attempted to focus attention on population aging by discussing the likely implications to individuals, governments, and society of the baby boom generation reaching old age. No longer can researchers...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 463–490.
Published: 01 August 2006
.... It cant any observed cross-sectional marriage matching distribution. We use the estimated model to quantify the impacts of gender differences in mortality rates and the baby boom on observed marital behavior in Canada. The higher mortality rate of men makes men scarcer than women. We show...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 821–828.
Published: 01 November 2007
... and supplying less market labor than their counterparts born toward the end of the baby boom. Pronounced differences across cohorts suggest that recent increases in fertility and declines in female labor supply have structural underpinnings and may continue for some time. 13 1 2011 © Population...
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Demography (2001) 38 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2001
... our method to the Swedish baby boom and bust, and show that variance effects are important for evaluating the relative contributions of tempo and quantum effects to the fertility change from 1985 to 1995. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2001 2001 Variance Effect Total...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 127–142.
Published: 01 May 1993
... of natural fertility: that is, couples’ lack of modem contraception had kept such decisions outside the realm of choice. The decomposition performed in this article, however, shows that the bulk of the 1976 Dragon Year baby boom on Taiwan was due to strategies that had always been available: marriage timing...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 199–214.
Published: 01 May 1992
...William D. Mosher; Linda B. Williams; David P. Johnson Abstract In the United States, the baby boom-era pattern of high Catholic and low Protestant fertility has ended. Among non-Hispanic whites in the 1980s, Catholic total fertility rates (TFRs) were about one-quarter of a child lower than...
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Demography (1985) 22 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 February 1985
... of the level of education, experience, cyclical conditions, and cohort size on the proportion of low earners within education-experience categories. Particular interest is paid to the influence of the labor market entry of the baby boom. The evidence indicates that, after controlling for the independent...
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Demography (1989) 26 (1): 37–51.
Published: 01 February 1989
... effects of the baby boom. Data from the June 1985 Current Population Survey permit more detailed, exposure-specific measurements as well as the use of separation as the event terminating marriage. Estimates from these data suggest a decline followed by a recovery. Taking into account well-known levels...
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Demography (1989) 26 (1): 99–115.
Published: 01 February 1989
...Kenneth W. Wachter; Ronald D. Lee Abstract Lee’s (1974) formal demographic feedback models summarize the implications for births and age-structure of neo-Malthusian theories of baby booms such as those of Easterlin. For some parameter values, such models imply sustained cycles, so-called “limit...
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Demography (1990) 27 (4): 639–652.
Published: 01 November 1990
...Dennis A. Ahlburg; James W. Vaupel Abstract The U. S. Bureau of the Census recently released a set of population projections that include middle and high projections that we argue are too conservative. The projections discount the possibility of future baby booms and assume slow rates of mortality...
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Demography (1984) 21 (2): 129–140.
Published: 01 May 1984
... status distribution and population growth. The increased propensity to form households had its major impact at ages under 35, and primarily among never-married persons. The composition component had its primary impact at ages 25–44 as a result of the baby boom, and also because of the increased fractions...
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Demography (1979) 16 (1): 27–35.
Published: 01 February 1979
... cohorts of women born in the early 1900s and the more recent cohorts of women who experienced the baby boom. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1979 1979 Birth Cohort Baby Boom Fertility Survey Fertility Differential Socioeconomic Differential References...
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Demography (1979) 16 (2): 209–217.
Published: 01 May 1979
..., forms the basis for the analysis; both cohort and period measures are employed. Starting from a situation where Catholic fertility was very little higher than that of non-Catholics, it is shown that the differential increased markedly during the baby boom and then declined to a point where the two...
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Demography (1976) 13 (1): 105–114.
Published: 01 February 1976
.... It shows that children born during the post-war baby boom actually derived from smaller families than those born during the low-fertility 1930’s; that under current patterns a woman would have to bear an average of almost two children fewer than were borne by her mother merely to keep population fertility...
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Demography (2018) 55 (6): 2119–2128.
Published: 21 September 2018
... longer periods. We estimate the lifetime prevalence of homelessness among members of the Baby Boom cohort ( n = 6,545) using the 2012 and 2014 waves of the Health and Retirement Study (HRS), a nationally representative survey of older Americans. Our analysis indicates that 6.2 % of respondents had...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1723–1746.
Published: 09 September 2019
... the observed cohort effects, including the baby boom, are discussed. 22 07 2019 09 09 2019 © The Author(s) 2019. corrected publication 2019 2019 Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License ( http...
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