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Demography (1996) 33 (3): 341–355.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Fred C. Pampel Abstract Trends in age-specific suicide rates relate to debates about the consequences of population aging and changes in cohort size for social well-being. Easterlin argues that large cohort size increases suicide rates by reducing relative income; Preston claims that suicide rates...
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Demography (1984) 21 (1): 97–108.
Published: 01 February 1984
...Dennis A. Ahlburg; Morton Owen Schapiro Abstract This paper presents a relative cohort size model of suicide. The model states that as relative cohort size (the ratio of younger to older workers) rises, income and income aspirations diverge for the young. One possible extreme reaction...
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Demography (1989) 26 (2): 311–321.
Published: 01 May 1989
... by including both measures of own cohort size and the size of surrounding cohorts in the estimated earnings equations. Position in the demographic cycle matters. Increases in own cohort size lead to flatter earnings profiles, whereas increases in the size of surrounding cohorts are associated with steeper...
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Demography (2020) 57 (3): 1035–1062.
Published: 22 June 2020
... little, however, about how sibship size disadvantage has changed within countries and how such trends vary across countries. Using comparative data from 111 surveys from 26 low-fertility countries, we find an overall trend of growing sibship size disadvantage across cohorts in the majority of countries...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 1–31.
Published: 16 December 2019
...David Neumark; Maysen Yen Abstract We study the effects of the size of older cohorts on labor force participation and wages of older workers in the United States. We use panel data on states, treating the age structure of the population as endogenous, owing to migration. When older cohorts (50–59...
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Published: 13 March 2019
Fig. 4 Family size distribution by birth cohort and number of siblings among women and men. The sample is women aged 45–89 and men aged 45–79 at survey. Source: Enquête Famille et Logements 2011 (EFL, INED-INSEE). More
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Published: 22 June 2020
Fig. 1 Cohort trends in average sibship size More
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Published: 22 June 2020
Fig. 2 Cohort trends in sibship size disadvantage in the years of education: whiskers show 95% confidence intervals of the coefficient. The scale of y -axis is widely different for Eastern Europe and East Asia due to Bulgaria and China. More
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Published: 22 June 2020
Fig. 3 Cohort trends in the correlation coefficient between sibship size and the years of education: correlations are semipartial correlations between sibship size net of gender, age, and survey effects and educational attainment. Whiskers show 95% confidence intervals of the coefficient More
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Published: 22 June 2020
Fig. 5 Economic growth, educational expansion and cohort changes in sibship size disadvantage in the years of education: the red dashed line shows the fitted line when East Asian countries are excluded. GDP per capita is are measured by the three-year averages around the beginning year (1960 More
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Demography (1974) 11 (4): 563–585.
Published: 01 November 1974
... analysis which treats population change endogenously. When cohort fertility depends on relative cohort size, or when period fertility depends on labor force size, fluctuations of forty or more years replace the traditional “echo” or generation-length cycle. Twentieth-century U. S. fertility change agrees...
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Demography (1985) 22 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 February 1985
... of the level of education, experience, cyclical conditions, and cohort size on the proportion of low earners within education-experience categories. Particular interest is paid to the influence of the labor market entry of the baby boom. The evidence indicates that, after controlling for the independent...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 183–208.
Published: 21 January 2015
... birth cohort size; (3) female educational expansion. Existing literature posits declining marriage rates for men arising from skewed sex ratios at birth (SRBs) in India’s population. In addition to skewed SRBs, India’s population will experience female educational expansion in the coming decades. Female...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1647–1680.
Published: 01 September 2020
... used with vital statistics indicate that the epidemic caused reductions in birth cohort size of approximately one-quarter 18 months after Zika infection risk peaked but 10 months after public health messages advocated childbearing delay. The evidence is consistent with small but not statistically...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 229–255.
Published: 26 September 2013
... in cohort size, but at a decreasing rate. This is supported by results presented in the section  Specification Checks that suggest a nonlinear relationship between immunizations and cohort size. What would be the total cost in terms of adult time? Community-level data collected with the 1993 DHS...
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Samuel H. Preston; Irma T. Elo; Andrew Foster; Haishan Fu Abstract We estimate the size of the African American population in five-year age groups at census dates from 1930 to 1990 using a three-part strategy. For cohorts born after 1935, we follow the U.S. Census Bureau in using classical...
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Published: 26 April 2013
Fig. 1 Ideal family size by five-year cohorts, Malawi Demographic and Health Surveys, 1992, 2000, 2004, and 2010 More
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Published: 01 October 2021
Fig. 4 Relationship between the cohort burden of child death (vertical axis, median values in millions) and the size of cohorts. The cohort burden of child death is the number of child deaths accumulated by all women in a given birth cohort and region throughout their lives. The 45-degree line More
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 665–677.
Published: 18 January 2019
... individuals) having a trend that is statistically significant at the 5 % level. We demonstrate that the increase observed is not due to the increasing sizes of birth cohorts and thus must be due to improving survival among this select top tier. We postulate that this super-select group in Denmark is best able...
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Demography (1990) 27 (4): 639–652.
Published: 01 November 1990
... of the Easterlin Fertility Model Using Income for Two Generations and a Comparison With the Becker Model . Demography , 26 , 117 – 124 . 10.2307/2061498 Berger , M. ( 1984 ). Cohort Size and the Earnings Growth of Young Workers . Industrial and Labor Relations Review , 37 , 582 – 591...