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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 865–881.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., on the order of an average increase in earnings of 12%–13% during the 12-month survey period. Results indicate partial support for Duleep and Regets’ Immigrant Human Capital Investment (IHCI) model, indicating an inverse relationship between initial earnings and earnings growth and showing some evidence...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 422–432.
Published: 01 March 1968
... sus niveles de producto per capita. Summary In the overall context of economic development the investment problem is to use scarce resources where they will yield the greatest return per capita. Capital investment has already received much attention in the economics literature. This paper focuses...
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S151–S172.
Published: 01 March 2010
... as the population ages. Population aging and the forces leading to it can produce not only frightening declines in support ratios but also very substantial increases in productivity and per capita income by raising investment in physical and human capital. Longer life, lower fertility, and population aging all...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 883–898.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Frank Van Tubergen; Herman van De Werfhorst Abstract We use a unique data source to examine postimmigration investments in education among four immigrant groups in the Netherlands. We derive hypotheses from the Immigrant Human Capital Investment model (IHCI), which argues that immigrants...
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Demography (1996) 33 (3): 357–374.
Published: 01 August 1996
...David P. Lindstrom Abstract I analyze the influence of the economic characteristics of origin area on trip duration for Mexican migrants in the United States. I argue that migrants from economically dynamic areas in Mexico with favorable opportunities for employment and small capital investment...
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Demography (1988) 25 (2): 221–234.
Published: 01 May 1988
...Sheila Fitzgerald Krein; Andrea H. Beller Abstract This article examines the effect of living in a single-parent family on educational attainment by gender and race. According to household production theory, the reduction in parental resources for human capital investment in children living...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1363–1386.
Published: 14 March 2013
...Jere R. Behrman; Susan W. Parker Abstract Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs link public transfers to human capital investment in the hopes of alleviating current poverty and reducing its intergenerational transmission. Whereas nearly all studies of their effects have focused on youth, CCT...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 1093–1115.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Martin Dribe; Enrico Debiasi; Björn Eriksson Abstract Parents are assumed to play a crucial role in the socioeconomic attainment of children. Through investments of both time and resources, they promote the ability, human capital, networks, and motivation of their children to advance socially...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 281–313.
Published: 18 December 2014
...–12 years residing in Ouagadougou increased from 66.7 % to 81.1 % between 1996 and 2006 (Bayala-Ariste 2009 ; Pilon 2007 ). This configuration makes Ouagadougou a particularly interesting location for examining linkages between fertility and parents’ investment in their children’s human capital...
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Demography (1989) 26 (2): 311–321.
Published: 01 May 1989
... college, and college graduates. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1989 1989 Human Capital Cohort Size Human Capital Investment Earning Growth Weekly Earning References Ahlburg , D. , Crimmins , E. M. , & Easterlin , R. A. ( 1981...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 1097–1118.
Published: 10 April 2017
... relatively low and constant during the prime ages for reproduction and investment in both personal capital and relationships with others. Our characterization of the Q-phase highlights it as a unique, dynamic, and historically contingent cohort feature, whose increased visibility was made possible...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1155–1176.
Published: 21 December 2012
... greater wealth accumulation. Education and school performance may well reflect the ability and skills needed to invest assets well (Bernheim and Garrett 2003 ; Ozawa and Lum 2001 ). Beyond education is the notion of risk aversion. High returns are associated with greater risk of loss of capital, making...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1641–1665.
Published: 04 October 2014
... negatively impact the early human capital investments of parents, public policies subsidizing higher education may intervene too late. Underinvestment in human capital resulting from income shocks during childhood may leave some capable students without the skills to pursue education and training beyond high...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 1–21.
Published: 26 October 2011
... 0.5% when they accumulated breaks in their human capital investments (i.e., no schooling or employment). For instance, women’s wages declined by 3.5% when they accumulated seven months of no work and school (i.e., the average over the study period). At 22 months of accumulated no work and school (1...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 835–859.
Published: 08 May 2017
... preference in India as a natural experiment to examine the causal effect of family size on parental investments in their children. The Indian context is important in its own right for studies of low human capital investments in one of the most populous countries in the world, with more than 1.2 billion...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1385–1405.
Published: 03 August 2012
... to capture parental time investments in children. Both the total quantity of time mothers devote to children and the quantity of time devoted to performing activities that may more directly enhance human-capital development (such as reading, doing homework, playing together, and arts and crafts) are examined...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1293–1315.
Published: 24 August 2011
...’ labor market adjustment: Additional human capital investment and earnings growth . Demography , 44 , 865 – 881 . 10.1353/dem.2007.0034 Alba , R. D. , Logan , J. R. , Stults , B. J. , Marzan , G. , & Zhang , W. ( 1999 ). Immigrant groups in the suburbs...
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Demography (1997) 34 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 May 1997
... , 37 , 189 – 208 . 10.1016/S1062-9769(97)90065-X Duleep, H.O. and M.C. Regets. Forthcoming. “Immigrant Entry Earnings and Human Capital Growth: Evidence from the 1960–1990 Censuses.” Research in Labor Economics 16. Duleep, H.O., M.C. Regets, and S. Sanders. Forthcoming. Skills, Investment...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 571–602.
Published: 17 March 2017
.... In essence, the multidimensional and dynamic human capital investment framework on which we base our study argues against attributing differences in earnings between younger and older (at arrival) Spanish-speaking Dominican immigrants relative to the difference among Anglophone Jamaicans exclusively...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2229–2252.
Published: 22 November 2019
.... The first is wage-induced capital inflow. In this case, immigration reduces local wages, which in the long run, draws capital investment. The second is the joint migration of labor and capital through business immigration programs. That is, immigrants enter the United States either as entrepreneurs (e.g...
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