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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 (2001) 38 (2): 187–200.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of America 2001 2001 Social Capital Business Ownership Migrant Woman Female Migration Male Migrant References Becker , G.S. ( 1991 ). A Treatise on the Family . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Borjas , G.J. ( 1989 ). Economic Theory and International...
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Demography (1996) 33 (2): 249–264.
Published: 01 May 1996
... and physical capital: educa- tion, prior U.S. experience, landownership, 'homeownership, and business ownership (predictors deemed '.relevantby neo- classical economics). In early specifications of the model we also included English-language ability as an indicator of hu- man capital, but dropped it from...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1279–1301.
Published: 13 February 2013
... year on . . . ?” b These variables are all obtained from straightforward survey questions regarding individual household members’ main activity, health, earnings, and business ownership, as well as land owned, number of rooms in dwelling, and Internet access. We use dummy variables indicating...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1243–1277.
Published: 24 May 2013
... status (working, unemployed, studying, working at home, or inactive); and property ownership (whether the respondent owned land, housing, or a business). To capture some macro-level effects, I include a series of period indicators 15 and two time-varying macro-economic indicators for Senegal: GDP...
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Demography (2023) 60 (3): 809–835.
Published: 01 June 2023
..., Rugh (2020) found that foreclosure rates are particularly high among undocumented immigrants in Florida, pointing to an erasure of equity even for those who could surmount barriers to homeownership. Third, because small business ownership is a common means of wealth accumulation for immigrants...
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Demography (2003) 40 (3): 521–542.
Published: 01 August 2003
... retirement accounts; 401K plans; and certificates of deposit. The real assets included the current market value of the primary residence or home; businesses, 3. Net assets is skewed because wealth ownership is highly concentrated. Adding a constant to this vari- able (to eliminate negative values...
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Demography (1969) 6 (4): 455–471.
Published: 01 November 1969
... traditionalism, (3) demographic and ecological pressure, (4) nonwhite poverty, and (5) nonwhite home ownership. The dominant migration forces, as evidenced by correlations with component indicator variables, are the “pull” factor of change in nonprimary industrial employment, the “push” factor of population...
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Demography (1972) 9 (3): 499–505.
Published: 01 August 1972
... ways. an ownership inventory for nine mod- One measure is the mean number owned, ern consumer durables: electric fan, elec- both at the original interview and at the tric iron, clock or watch, radio, record reinterview, of the nine consumer dura- player, sewing machine, electric rice bles listed...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 653–684.
Published: 01 April 2022
... their husbands' social spheres. Using micro-level data on women and men from recent Demographic and Health Surveys, including new information on mobile phone ownership, this study examines whether women's ownership of mobile phones is associated with their likelihood of having experienced intimate partner...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 591–614.
Published: 30 November 2012
... suicide rates over the period was related to demographic (percentage male), economic (per capita income), social (percentage divorced), and cultural (alcohol consumption and gun ownership) factors. However, findings differ importantly by type of suicide, and across time and space. Reasons...
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Demography (1989) 26 (4): 627–643.
Published: 01 November 1989
... as the older generation, both of which are involved in deciding who lives with whom. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1989 1989 Living Arrangement Home Ownership Married Child World Fertility Survey Population Reference Bureau References Abaya , A. G. ( 1982...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1297–1321.
Published: 23 July 2020
... decades and exhibited a widening trend following the Great Recession (Rosenbaum 2012 ). In the historical context of promoting an ownership society 1 (Clark 2013 ), research and policy efforts have concentrated on helping minority families become homeowners, although less attention has focused...
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Demography (2023) 60 (1): 147–171.
Published: 01 February 2023
... constant, ownership of homes and vehicles is negatively associated with divorce risk. However, more research is needed to fully adjudicate between the symbolic and material perspectives. Copyright © 2023 The Authors 2023 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons...
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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 (2020) 57 (5): 1903–1928.
Published: 08 September 2020
... ). These documented racially uneven patterns of homeownership exit, as well as the Black disadvantage in financial returns of ownership, elevate concerns that homeownership is a risky endeavor for minority households. Research has indicated that own-household wealth facilitates entry into homeownership...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1425–1449.
Published: 05 July 2017
... change and the family in Taiwan (pp. 88 – 115 ). Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press . VanWey , L. K. ( 2003 ). Land ownership as a determinant of temporary migration in Nang Rong, Thailand . European Journal of Population , 19 , 121 – 145 . 10.1023/A:1023307100719...
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Demography (1995) 32 (4): 599–615.
Published: 01 November 1995
... and Nonmetropolitan Areas.” . In G.A. Tobin (Ed.), Divided Neighborhoods: Changing Patterns of Racial Segregation (pp. 181 – 207 ). Newbury Park, CA : Sage . Henretta J.C. ( 1979 ). “Race Differences in Middle Class Lifestyle: The Role of Home Ownership.” . Social Science Research , 8 , 63...
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Demography (2005) 42 (3): 497–521.
Published: 01 August 2005
...; Waldinger 1996). Migration and Spatial Assimilation Among U.S. Latinos 501 capital-human, financial, and social-and their high levels of business ownership. The economic vitality of these communities may provide Cubans with comparatively little incentive to leave them for ethnically mixed or predominantly...
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Demography (1977) 14 (2): 147–167.
Published: 01 May 1977
... migrants offers some methodological insights. Results support Speare’s general formulation but only after the interaction is taken into account. A three-year migration interval is found to be appropriate. 8 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1977 1977 Home Ownership Actual...