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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 439–460.
Published: 01 May 2008
... leads to earlier births at young ages, consistent with these women being less likely to contracept effectively. In addition, as the subgroup of college-educated, unmarried women nears the end of their fertile periods, highly risk-tolerant women are likely to delay childbearing relative to their more...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 255–267.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Progression Birth Risk References Andersson , G. ( 2004 ). Childbearing After Migration: Fertility Patterns of Foreign-Born Women in Sweden . International Migration Review , 38 , 747 – 75 . 10.1111/j.1747-7379.2004.tb00216.x Andersson, G., 2004b. “Childbearing Developments...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 523–533.
Published: 01 November 2000
.... ( 1984 ). Analysis of Survival Data . London : Chapman and Hall . Dex , S. , Joshi , H. , McCulloch , A. , & Macran , S. ( 1996 ). Women’s Employment Transitions Around Childbearing . London : Centre for Economic Policy Research . Hall , D.R. ( 1993...
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Demography (2003) 40 (1): 105–126.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Arnstein Aassve Abstract This paper extends previous work on premarital childbearing by modeling both the entry rates and the exit rates of unwed motherhood among young American women. In particular, I investigate the impact of economic resources on the likelihood of experiencing a premarital birth...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 181–197.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Susan D. Stewart Abstract This article reports on a study of the effect of stepchildren (children from previous unions) on coupleś fertility intentions and childbearing behavior using longitudinal data from the National Survey of Families and Households. The results indicated that stepchildren...
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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 311–329.
Published: 01 May 2002
... are less pronounced for black women than for other women. The risk is lower for previously married women than for never-married women, even controlling for age, but this reduction is significant only for black women. The more children a woman already has, the lower her risk of nonmarital childbearing...
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Demography (1993) 30 (4): 653–681.
Published: 01 November 1993
... fertility decisions as predictors of disruption of the marriage. We find that the hazard of disruption has strong negative effects on the hazard of marital childbearing, lengthening the intervals between births and decreasing the chances that a child will be born. This effect appears to be strongest...
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Demography (1995) 32 (1): 47–62.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Neil G. Bennett; David E. Bloom; Cynthia K. Miller Abstract We document a negative association between nonmarital childbearing and the subsequent likelihood of first marriage in the United States, controlling for a variety of potentially confounding influences. Nonmarital childbearing does...
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Demography (1995) 32 (3): 425–436.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Larry L. Bumpass; R. Kelly Raley; James A. Sweet Abstract Divorce, nonmarital childbearing, and cohabitation are reshaping family experience in the United States. Because of these changes, our traditional definitions of families decreasingly capture the social units of interest. We have noted how...
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Demography (1992) 29 (4): 545–563.
Published: 01 November 1992
... of schooling seem to forgo more labor market activity by reason of childbearing than do their better-educated counterparts. The pattern is less clear with respect to the loss of income. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1992 1992 Time Expenditure Maternity Leave Labor Market...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 281–290.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Arline T. Geronimus; Sanders Korenman 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1993 1993 Adolescent Mother Teen Birth High School Completion Teenage Childbearing Early Childbearing References Abrahamse Allan F. , Morrison Peter A. , & Waite Linda...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 291–296.
Published: 01 May 1993
... ). “As the Pendulum Swings: Teenage Childbearing and Social Concern.” . Family Relations , 40 , 127 – 38 . 10.2307/585470 Furstenberg Frank F. ( 1992 ). “Teenage Childbearing and Cultural Rationality: A Thesis in Search of Evidence.” . Family Relations , 41 , 239 – 43 . 10.2307/584839...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 265–285.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Warren B. Miller Abstract Childbearing motivation may be conceptualized as based upon psychological traits and shaped by experiences during childhood, adolescence, and early adult life. This paper explores what those traits and developmental experiences are. Two measures of childbearing motivation...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 467–468.
Published: 01 August 1986
... and Determinants of Fertility in Melbourne . Canberra : Department of Demography, Australian National University . Carlson , E. D. ( 1985 ). The impact of international migration upon the timing of marriage and childbearing . Demography , 22 , 61 – 72 . 10.2307/2060986 DEMOGRAPHY© Volume 23...
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Demography (1985) 22 (1): 61–72.
Published: 01 February 1985
... DEMOGRAPHY© Volume 22, Number 1 February 1985 THE IMPACT OF INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION UPON THE TIMING OF MARRIAGE AND CHILDBEARING Elwood D. Carlson Department of Sociology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208 THE SOCIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION The experiences of people...
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Demography (1985) 22 (1): 73–88.
Published: 01 February 1985
...Janet D. Griffith; Helen P. Koo; C. M. Suchindran Abstract Proportional hazards models are used to test hypotheses about the effect of women’s prior childbearing on the probability of having a birth in remarriage and to analyze the effects of other factors. Results indicate that the number...
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Demography (1986) 23 (1): 31–52.
Published: 01 February 1986
...Alberto Palloni; Marta Tienda Abstract The effects of the pace of childbearing and breastfeeding practices on infant mortality have rarely been considered together. In this paper, we design and use a set of methodological tools to test a variety of hypotheses postulating the effects...
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Demography (1989) 26 (3): 451–465.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Kazuo Yamaguchi Abstract Through mathematical deductions, this article shows certain macro-demographic consequences of individually employed male-preferring stopping rules in childbearing. It is shown that male-preferring stopping rules generate differences between boys and girls in birth order...
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Demography (1984) 21 (4): 591–611.
Published: 01 November 1984
...David E. Bloom; James Trussell Abstract This paper presents estimates of delayed childbearing and permanent childlessness in the United States and the determinants of those phenomena. The estimates are derived by fitting the Coale-McNeil marriage model to survey data on age at first birth...
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Demography (1984) 21 (2): 141–155.
Published: 01 May 1984
...Sandra L. Hofferth Abstract Using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, this study explored the association among delayed childbearing, completed family size and several measures of the economic well-being of women age 60 and older in 1976. By retirement age women who bore their first child...