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Demography (1987) 24 (3): 361–373.
Published: 01 August 1987
... Fertility Survey Results/or Twenty Developing Countries . ( 1981 ). New York : United Nations . DEMOGRAPHY© Volume 24, Number 3 August 1987 DETERMINANTS OF CONTRACEPTIVE USE IN RURAL BANGLADESH: THE DEMAND FOR CHILDREN, SUPPLY OF CHILDREN, AND COSTS OF FERTILITY REGULATION Bashir Ahmed Bureau...
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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 1–23.
Published: 18 September 2012
...Sabino Kornrich; Frank Furstenberg Abstract Parental spending on children is often presumed to be one of the main ways that parents invest in children and a main reason why children from wealthier households are advantaged. Yet, although research has tracked changes in the other main form...
Includes: Supplementary data
Published: 25 March 2020
Fig. 1 Number of children (ref. = two children) and biomarkers. Horizontal lines represent 95% confidence intervals. More
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Demography (2009) 46 (2): 303–324.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Lisa Cameron; Jenny Williams Abstract Recent research on the relationship between child health and income in developed countries reveals a positive gradient that is more pronounced for older children, suggesting that the impact of income upon health accumulates. This article examines whether...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2008
... a negative correlation between family size and child outcome, even after we control for the birth order effect. We then instrument family size by the exogenous variation that is induced by a twin birth and find a negative effect of family size on children’s education. We also find that the effect of family...
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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 461–488.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Marcia J. Carlson; Sara S. McLanahan; Jeanne Brooks-Gunn Abstract We use data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study to investigate the association between coparenting quality and nonresident fathers’ involvement with children over the first five years after a nonmarital birth. We find...
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Demography (2009) 46 (3): 513–534.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Kevin J.A. Thomas Abstract In this study, I examine disparities in schooling progress among children born to immigrant and U.S.-born blacks. I find that in one- and two-parent families, children born to black immigrants are less likely to fall behind in school than those born to U.S.-born blacks...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 255–267.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Gunnar Andersson; Karsten Hank; Marit Rønsen; Andres Vikat Abstract It has been argued that a society’s gender system may influence parents’ sex preferences for children. If this is true, one should expect to find no evidence of such preferences in countries with a high level of gender equality...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 August 2006
.... , & Lu , H.-H. ( 2000 ). Trends in Cohabitation and Implications for Children’s Family Contexts in the United States . Population Studies , 54 , 29 – 41 . 10.1080/713779060 Burtless , G. ( 1999 ). Effects of Growing Wage Disparities and Changing Family Composition on the U.S...
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Demography (2006) 43 (4): 617–629.
Published: 01 November 2006
... complements this approach by focusing instead on the likely reduction in the help that mothers of small children have received as declines both in fertility and the coresidence of nonnuclear adults have reduced the number of other women in the household. Using national census data for the period 1880 to 2000...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2000
...Suzanne M. Bianchi Abstract Despite the rapid rise in mothers’ labor force participation, mothers’ time with children has tended to be quite stable over time. In the past, nonemployed mothers’ time with children was reduced by the demands of unpaid family work and domestic chores and by the use...
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Demography (2003) 40 (1): 151–170.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Inhoe Ku; Robert Plotnick Abstract In this study, we analyzed whether parents’ receipt of welfare affects children’s educational attainment in early adulthood, independent of its effect through changing family income. We used data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics with information on parents...
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Demography (2001) 38 (3): 337–348.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Emily Rosenbaum; Samantha Friedman Abstract In this paper we use a data set created especially for New York City to evaluate whether the locational attainment of households with children, as indicated by the context of the neighborhoods in which they live, varies by their immigrant status...
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Demography (2000) 37 (1): 95–108.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Shelley Clark Abstract Although the effect of son preference on sex composition of children ever born is undetectable in national-level estimates that aggregate across all families, this article provides empirical evidence from India that son preference has two pronounced and predictable family...
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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 353–368.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Jason D. Boardman; Daniel A. Powers; Yolanda C. Padilla; Robert A. Hummer Abstract We used six waves of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth-Child Data (1986–1996) to assess the relative impact of adverse birth outcomes vis-à-vis social risk factors on children’s developmental outcomes. Using...
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Demography (1999) 36 (3): 287–297.
Published: 01 August 1999
.... Using a sample of lone elderly parents and their adult children, we analyze the direct and indirect effects of marital disruption on four important dimensions of intergenerational transfers: coresidence, financial assistance, adult children’s provision of informal care, and parental purchase of paid...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 205–217.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Deborah Roempke Graefe; Daniel T. Lichter Abstract We examine the life course transitions into and from families headed by unmarried cohabiting couples for a recent cohort of American children. Life table estimates, based on data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth mother-child files...
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Demography (1994) 31 (3): 375–401.
Published: 01 August 1994
... a theory of the value of children based on the uncertainty-reduction assumption. Next we generate a range of hypotheses that follow both from this assumption and from a subsidiary assumption of marital solidarity enhancement. Finally, we explore the extent to which implications based on these new ideas...
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Demography (1994) 31 (1): 95–113.
Published: 01 February 1994
... generally supports the notion that coresidence is influenced by the benefits, costs, opportunities, and preferences for coresidence versus separate living arrangements. For example, married seniors are more likely to coreside with adult children when housing costs are greater in their area or when...
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Demography (1995) 32 (1): 29–45.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Merril Silverstein Abstract Drawing on a developmental model of late-life migration, this paper investigates how older people’s health and social characteristics influence stability and change in their temporal distance from their children. Data from the Longitudinal Study of Aging are used...