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Demography (2000) 37 (3): 323–338.
Published: 01 August 2000
... approach that includes data from both the origin and the destination. Specifically, the primary objective is to determine how and why the risk of child poverty is associated with migration from Puerto Rico to the United States. The results show that migration reduces the risk of child poverty, partly...
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Demography (1990) 27 (4): 601–616.
Published: 01 November 1990
... Migration in Recent Years Demographic Aspects of Migration in West Africa . Washington, DC : World Bank . Demography, Vol. 27, No.4, November 1990 Rural-to-Urban Migration and Child Survival in Senegal Martin Brockerhoff Department of Sociology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912...
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Published: 21 September 2017
Fig. 2 Parental migration as share of child’s lifetime More
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Published: 21 September 2017
Fig. 3 Unconditional local linear regression: Child’s outcomes and parental migration More
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 183–209.
Published: 22 January 2011
... generated concerns regarding the social penalty for left-behind elders in the form of reduced functional support and increased psychosocial isolation (Chang 1992 ; Rahman 1999 ). Empirical research, however, has suggested that parents may actually benefit from their child’s migration (Beard...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 531–558.
Published: 18 May 2011
...Philippe Bocquier; Nyovani Janet Madise; Eliya Msiyaphazi Zulu Abstract Evidence of higher child mortality of rural-to-urban migrants compared with urban nonmigrants is growing. However, less attention has been paid to comparing the situation of the same families before and after they migrate...
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1121–1146.
Published: 29 July 2015
... due to death, migration, child relocation, union dissolution, and union formation from 2001–2011. Employing survival analysis, the article quantifies children’s risk of absence by cause and investigates sociodemographic variation in this risk. Of children born into two-parent households, 25...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2229–2254.
Published: 08 November 2014
... to self-select into migration (Borjas 1987 ). Previous research has found substantial support for the selection hypothesis among both rural-urban and urban-rural migrants in Ghana (Chattopadhyay et al. 2006 ). Another recent study on child mortality of rural-to-urban migrants found that migrants had...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 147–167.
Published: 01 February 2009
... as for migration. However, migration but not the birth of a child is also associated with a significant increase in total family earnings because of increased husbands’ earnings. As a result, the effect of migration on the relative earnings of wives to husbands is similar to the effect of childbirth. These results...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1029–1048.
Published: 21 June 2011
... are more likely to want another child regardless of the number of living children, but the difference is significant only for women who see migration as economically benefiting their households. Yet, such women are also significantly more likely to use modern contraception than other women. We interpret...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 757–768.
Published: 01 November 2005
... whose mothers or fathers were resident members of the children’s households were also less likely to move. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2005 2005 Household Characteristic Verbal Autopsy Child Migration Parental Death Adult Death References Ainsworth , M...
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1345–1355.
Published: 25 June 2015
.... , & McKenzie , D. J. ( 2005 ). The effects of migration on child health in Mexico (Policy Research Working Paper Series). Washington, DC : World Bank . Retrieved from http://elibrary.worldbank.org/doi/book/10.1596/1813-9450-3573 Hill , K. , & Wong , R. ( 2005 ). Mexico–US migration...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 172–195.
Published: 01 March 1967
... of the percentage of married women was eliminated from the analysis of multiple and partial correlations. The data suggest that the urban-rural differential is a non-linear function of the urban-rural migration. A more complete explanation of the divergence between urban and rural child-woman fertility ratios...
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Demography (2022) 59 (4): 1431–1457.
Published: 01 August 2022
... is the father's ethnicity. Minority identification is also associated with gender, birth year, mother's education, household income, migration status, parent's perception of the child's diligence, the geographic concentration of minorities, and eligibility for ethnicity-based bonus points on the college entrance...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1743–1770.
Published: 07 November 2016
... of parental divorce on children’s schooling and the possible mechanisms driving this relationship. Unlike prior studies, this study uses child-level fixed-effects models to control for selection into divorce. Results show that parental divorce is associated with lower grade attainment and a larger schooling...
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 481–491.
Published: 01 November 1997
..., and temporary migrants. While changing family planning policies have a strong impact on timing of first birth and on the likelihood of higher-order births, migrants generally do not have more children than nonmigrants. In fact, migration tends to lower the propensity to have a child. More specifically...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 345–372.
Published: 01 May 2007
... supported this hypothesis. We argue that this previous empirical work has been plagued by the inability to control for endogenous placement of day care centers and the possibility that people migrate to take advantage of the availability of child care facilities. Using Norwegian register data...
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Published: 01 October 2021
Fig. 1 Causal diagram depicting the effect of a first parental migration during childhood on a child's educational attainment measured in adulthood More
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Published: 01 October 2021
Fig. 2 Causal diagram depicting the effect of a parental migration n during childhood on a child's educational attainment measured at time n More
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Demography (1995) 32 (1): 29–45.
Published: 01 February 1995
... 1995 Ordinary Little Square Travel Time Functional Health Temporal Distance Elderly Migration References Aquilino W.S. , & Supple K.R. ( 1991 ). Parent-Child Relations and Parent’s Satisfaction with Living Arrangements When Adult Children Live at Home . Journal...