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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 675–703.
Published: 26 March 2020
... of race, income, education, housing market conditions, and spatial proximity. Among parents in the upper/upper-middle class, cognitive skills predict sorting on average public school test scores rather than neighborhood socioeconomic status. Overall, we reveal skill-based contextual sorting...
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1219–1242.
Published: 13 June 2015
...Emily Rauscher Abstract Modernization theory predicts that rising education should increase assortative mating by education and decrease sorting by race. Recent research suggests that effects of educational expansion depend on contextual factors, such as economic development. Using log-linear...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1197–1221.
Published: 01 August 2021
... inequality . Demography , 45 , 1 – 29 . Schachner J. N. , & Sampson R. J. ( 2020 ). Skill-based contextual sorting: How parental cognition and residential mobility produce unequal environments for children . Demography , 57 , 675 – 703 . Schachter A. , & Besbris M...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 433–459.
Published: 01 April 2022
... – 105 . Schachner J. N. , & Sampson R. J. ( 2020 ). Skill-based contextual sorting: How parental cognition and residential mobility produce unequal environments for children . Demography , 57 , 675 – 703 . Schelling T. C. ( 1971 ). Dynamic models of segregation...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 687–703.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of health (broadly de ned) in relation to neighborhoods. Both PHDCN and L.A.FANS have been innovative in their approach to the collection of contextual information. For instance, PHDCN data include a community survey, systematic social observation, and links to administrative data of vari- ous sorts...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1507–1545.
Published: 15 June 2018
...Haley McAvay Abstract Building on emerging research into intergenerational contextual mobility, I use longitudinal data from France (1990–2008) to investigate the extent to which second-generation immigrants and the French majority continue to live in similar neighborhood environments during...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1635–1664.
Published: 10 September 2019
... income. Although these mechanisms have a great deal of face validity in accounting for the consequences of income segregation, there is a dearth of evidence about the extent to which the clustering of high- and low-income families creates inequalities in these potentially influential contextual...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 373–388.
Published: 01 May 2007
...; contextual effects, wherein the propensity of an agent to behave in some way varies with the exogenous characteristics of the group members; and correlated effects, wherein agents in the same group tend to behave similarly because they have similar individual characteristics or face similar institutional...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 243–266.
Published: 06 January 2020
... the direct influence of network partners or contextual and selection factors, such as shared environment and common background characteristics. The present study uses instrumental variables to improve the identification of social interaction effects on fertility. Using data from the System of social...
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 621–644.
Published: 03 January 2019
...Jennifer Karas Montez; Anna Zajacova; Mark D. Hayward; Steven H. Woolf; Derek Chapman; Jason Beckfield Abstract Adult mortality varies greatly by educational attainment. Explanations have focused on actions and choices made by individuals, neglecting contextual factors such as economic and policy...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 811–834.
Published: 25 April 2014
... problem (Dietz 2002 ). Without longitudinal data, it is difficult to adjust for the neighborhood sorting process in which people are self-selected into certain neighborhoods with specific contextual characteristics. Furthermore, because all predictors were measured in 1880, residential changes...
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Demography (1994) 31 (2): 249–270.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Barrett A. Lee; R. S. Oropesa; James W. Kanan Abstract This paper extends the search for neighborhood contextual effects to residential mobility. We propose that neighborhood consists of subjective and objective domains, both of which are crosscut by substantive (social/physical) and temporal...
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Demography (2000) 37 (1): 29–40.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Susan K. Lewis; Valerie K. Oppenheimer Abstract Whether local marriage market conditions shape marriage behavior is a central social demographic question. Most work on this subject, however, focuses on one type of market condition—sex ratios— and on a single outcome—marital timing or sorting. We...
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Demography (2022) 59 (4): 1275–1298.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of contextual influences on individual outcomes likely varies across developmental periods. In this study, we contend that differences in exposure to environmental health hazards are a central pathway through which neighborhood poverty may harm cognitive development during the first years of life. The most...
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Demography (2003) 40 (2): 269–288.
Published: 01 May 2003
... and the Project Against Domestic Violence . O’Campo P.O. , Gielen A.C. , Faden R.R. , Xue X. , Kass N. , & Wang M.-C. ( 1995 ). Violence by Male Partners Against Women During the Childbearing Year: A Contextual Analysis . American Journal of Public Health , 85 , 1092 – 97...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 571–602.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and spouses' preferences for educational resemblance. To address this question, I use contingency tables and marital sorting parameters to conduct analyses by marriage cohort, subregion of SSA, and household location of residence. I contextualize my findings in light of the main theoretical perspectives...
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Demography (2001) 38 (3): 437–447.
Published: 01 August 2001
...- unmeasurable genetic factors (Plomin, DeFries, and McClearn 1990). In this paper we adopt a different approach to assessing the importance of contextual effects globally. As respective upper-bound estimates of the potential influence of family, neighbors, school, and peers, we use correlations between siblings...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 243–268.
Published: 01 May 1993
... ( 1973 ). “Institutional and Contextual Factors Affecting the Housing Choices of Minority Residents.” . In Amos Hawley , & Vincent Rock (Eds.), Segregation in Residential Areas (pp. 85 – 147 ). Washington, DC : National Academy of Sciences . Frey William , & Speare...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 1085–1108.
Published: 06 July 2016
... affect where people live. Segregation is usually studied one dimension at a time, but these social differences are interrelated, and thus a multivariate approach is needed to understand their effects. We find that ethnicity is the main basis of local residential sorting, while occupational standing...
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Demography (2018) 55 (6): 2371–2394.
Published: 17 October 2018
..., and the state. It might seem that in order to examine the effects of contextual differences in educational access, one should measure educational attainment using quantiles that identify where a woman with a given level of education fits within the educational distribution of her birth cohort—for example...
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