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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
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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...
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 (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...
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Demography (1996) 33 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 February 1996
... Childless Couples . Journal of Marriage and the Family , 43 , 593 – 600 . 10.2307/351760 Friedman D. , Hechter M. , & Kanazawa S. ( 1994 ). A Theory of the Value of Children . Demography , 31 , 375 – 401 . 10.2307/2061749 Goldscheider F.K. , & Waite L...
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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 50–73.
Published: 01 March 1965
...Wilson R. Grabill; Lee Jay Cho METHODOLOGY FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF CURRENT FERTILITY FROM POPULATION DATA ON YOUNG CHILDREN* WILSON R. GRABILL AND LEE JAY eRO u.s. Bureau of the Census and University of Chicago RESUMEN En la mayoria de los poises las estadisticas vitales son inadecuadas...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1655–1685.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Silvia Loi; Joonas Pitkänen; Heta Moustgaard; Mikko Myrskylä; Pekka Martikainen Abstract Although the children of first-generation immigrants tend to have better health than the native population, the health advantage of the children of immigrant families deteriorates over generations...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (1984) 21 (1): 71–82.
Published: 01 February 1984
...Larry L. Bumpass Abstract Data from the 1980 June Current Population Survey are used to estimate the incidence and duration of marital disruption as experienced by children. Rates during the 1977–1979 period suggest that about twofifths of children born to married mothers will experience...
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Demography (1984) 21 (2): 157–170.
Published: 01 May 1984
... and labor force participation is found to vary substantially across areas. In step two, we attempt to explain areal variation in the effects of women’s children on their labor force participation. We hypothesize that the effect of children on their mothers’ labor force participation is a function ofthe cost...
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Demography (1981) 18 (2): 137–156.
Published: 01 May 1981
...Josefine J. Card Abstract Data from Project TALENT were analyzed to investigate whether any long-term consequences exist for children of teenage parents. TALENT is a longitudinal national survey of 375,000 individuals who were in grades 9-12 in 1960. TALENT participants born when their mother...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 421–442.
Published: 01 November 1981
...Judith Blake Abstract If couples decide to have fewer children in order to achieve higher “quality” offspring, are they correct in assuming that the quality of children bears an important and inverse relation to family size? If they are correct, how does number of children operate to affect...
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Demography (1980) 17 (3): 225–242.
Published: 01 August 1980
...Margaret Mooney Marini Abstract Analyzing data from a fifteen-year follow-up study of high school students originally surveyed in 1957–58 and resurveyed in 1973–74, this paper examines the effects of the number and spacing of children on marital and parental satisfaction. The results suggest...
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Demography (1981) 18 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 1981
... and disvalues rankings, but respondent’s sex does not. The differences in values and disvalues across parities suggest a multistage model of family formation, with perceptions of successive children linked to periods in family development. It is argued that this multistage. model is consistent with changes...
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Demography (1977) 14 (3): 265–272.
Published: 01 August 1977
...Andrew Cherlin Abstract The relationship between the presence of children and divorce and separation is examined using data from the first four years of the National Longitudinal Surveys of Labor Market Experience in Women Aged 30 to 44. The data show that children were a deterrent to separation...
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Demography (1977) 14 (3): 369–373.
Published: 01 August 1977
... , 36 – 53 . 10.2307/3348626 Preston , S. H. ( 1976 ). Family Sizes of Children and Family Sizes of Women . Demography , 13 , 105 – 114 . 10.2307/2060423 Sixteenth Census of the United States: 1940. Population, Differential Fertility 1940 and 1910, Women by Number of Children...
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Demography (1977) 14 (4): 481–495.
Published: 01 November 1977
...M. Ali Khan; Ismail Sirageldin Abstract This paper tries to take into account the sequential element in fertility decisions and continues an investigation originally begun by Namboodiri. We examine the extent to which the “desire to have additional children” can be explained by a variety...
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Demography (1977) 14 (4): 571–580.
Published: 01 November 1977
...Robert D. Retherford; Neil G. Bennett Abstract This paper develops methodology for estimating standard errors and confidence intervals for own-children estimates of age-specific birth rates and total fertility rates. The methodology applies to systematic samples of households, which are treated...
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Demography (1978) 15 (3): 337–344.
Published: 01 August 1978
...Che-Fu Lee; Mohammad M. Khan Abstract Reproductive intentions of white mothers with no more than three children in 1965 and in 1970 were analyzed for their stability and change with respect to such factors as parity, age of the youngest child, wife’s employment, and husband’s education. Parity...