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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 553–574.
Published: 28 January 2012
...Michael Geruso Abstract This article quantifies the extent to which socioeconomic and demographic characteristics can account for black-white disparities in life expectancy in the United States. Although many studies have investigated the linkages between race, socioeconomic status, and mortality...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 127–152.
Published: 23 February 2011
...Jenifer L. Bratter; Bridget K. Gorman Abstract How do self-identified multiracial adults fit into documented patterns of racial health disparities? We assess whether the health status of adults who view themselves as multiracial is distinctive from that of adults who maintain a single-race identity...
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Demography (2016) 53 (2): 295–323.
Published: 24 February 2016
.... Health disparities across education levels persist and even widen after equalizing thresholds across the two groups. 25 1 2016 24 2 2016 © Population Association of America 2016 2016 Self-reported health Anchoring vignettes Gender health disparities SES–health disparities...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1597–1618.
Published: 23 August 2014
... differences in education levels) and the unexplained portion (say, gender differences in returns to education) by decade and sector. The data presented thus far suggest that the decline over time in earnings disparities between men and women can be attributed partly to the effect of working hours...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1729–1753.
Published: 12 September 2014
...Jeremy Pais Abstract Cumulative structural disadvantage theory posits two major sources of endogenous selection in shaping racial health disparities: a race-based version of the theory anticipates a racially distinct selection process, whereas a social class-based version anticipates a racially...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 813–834.
Published: 11 April 2017
... . Demographic research of that era was alert to the former of these developments but widely overlooked the latter, leading to a scholarly view that the large social disparities in family size that had featured in the early decades of the twentieth century were no more (e.g., Glass 1968 , 1976 ; Kiser 1960...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 961–983.
Published: 21 April 2017
...Philipp M. Lersch Abstract This study examines the association between marriage and economic wealth of women and men. Going beyond previous research that focused on household wealth, I examine personal wealth, which allows identifying gender disparities in the association between marriage and...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1935–1956.
Published: 25 September 2018
...Laura Rossouw; Teresa Bago d’Uva; Eddy van Doorslaer Abstract In spite of the wide disparities in wealth and in objective health measures like mortality, observed inequality by wealth in self-reported health appears to be nearly nonexistent in low- to middle-income settings. To determine the extent...
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Demography (2018) 55 (6): 2119–2128.
Published: 21 September 2018
... period of homelessness at some point in their lives. We also identify dramatic disparities in lifetime incidence of homelessness by racial and ethnic subgroups. Rates of homelessness were higher for non-Hispanic blacks (16.8 %) or Hispanics of any race (8.1 %) than for non-Hispanic whites (4.8 %; all...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 1–24.
Published: 05 December 2018
...Erin R. Hamilton; Jo Mhairi Hale; Robin Savinar Abstract Immigrant legal status determines access to the rights and privileges of U.S. society. Legal status may be conceived of as a fundamental cause of health, producing a health disparity whereby unauthorized immigrants are disadvantaged relative...
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 621–644.
Published: 03 January 2019
... environments. This study takes an important step toward explaining educational disparities in U.S. adult mortality and their growth since the mid-1980s by examining them across U.S. states. We analyzed data on adults aged 45–89 in the 1985–2011 National Health Interview Survey Linked Mortality File (721,448...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1903–1928.
Published: 08 September 2020
...Gregory Sharp; Ellen Whitehead; Matthew Hall Abstract Research shows that extrahousehold kin economic resources contribute to the racial gap in transitions into homeownership, but the extent to which these resources matter for racial disparities in exits from homeownership is less understood. Using...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1199–1224.
Published: 07 May 2014
...Stefanie Mollborn; Elizabeth Lawrence; Laurie James-Hawkins; Paula Fomby Abstract This study examines the puzzle of disparities experienced by U.S. teen parents’ young children, whose health and development increasingly lag behind those of peers while their parents are simultaneously experiencing...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 949–974.
Published: 30 April 2014
...Signe-Mary McKernan; Caroline Ratcliffe; Margaret Simms; Sisi Zhang Abstract How do private transfers differ by race and ethnicity, and do such differences explain the racial and ethnic disparity in wealth? Using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, this study examines private transfers by race and...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1427–1452.
Published: 15 July 2019
...Diane Coffey; Ashwini Deshpande; Jeffrey Hammer; Dean Spears Abstract This study investigates disparities in child height—an important marker of population-level health—among population groups in rural India. India is an informative context in which to study processes of health disparities because...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1495–1518.
Published: 03 July 2019
... mortality, however, is a central insight for evolutionary demographers because it is a key mechanism by which an individual, or a set of individuals in a social group of interest, may not pass on his, her, or their genes. Family sociologists may be most interested in race and sex disparities in the timing...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2169–2191.
Published: 11 November 2019
... segregation and racial stratification applied only one or two dimensions of segregation, neglecting how multiple forms of segregation combine to potentially exacerbate socioeconomic disparities between blacks and whites. We address this by using data from the U.S. Census from 1980 to 2010 and data from the...
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Demography (2005) 42 (2): 275–299.
Published: 01 May 2005
... in the late 1970s and early 1980s failed to accelerate and, in fact, may have temporarily slowed progress toward gender equity. 15 2 2011 © Population Association of America 2005 2005 Junior High School Gender Inequality Market Reform Income Quintile Gender Disparity...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 February 2008
...David S. Kirk Abstract This study assesses the role of social context in explaining racial and ethnic disparities in arrest, with a focus on how distinct neighborhood contexts in which different racial and ethnic groups reside explain variations in criminal outcomes. To do so, I utilize a...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 383–399.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Paul Mohai; Robin Saha Abstract The number of studies examining racial and socioeconomic disparities in the geographic distribution of environmental hazards and locally unwanted land uses has grown considerably over the past decade. Most studies have found statistically significant racial and...