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Demography (1978) 15 (2): 161–175.
Published: 01 May 1978
... and cannot be explained by reference to the nativity, ethnic, or socioeconomic compositions of the regions. Early job status relates only weakly to age at marriage. Only those activities that are time-consuming or otherwise disruptive of the smooth operation of normal life-cycle processes during...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 689–718.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Gordon B. Dahl Abstract Both early teen marriage and dropping out of high school have historically been associated with a variety of negative outcomes, including higher poverty rates throughout life. Are these negative outcomes due to preexisting differences, or do they represent the causal effect...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 593–623.
Published: 16 April 2011
...Jacinda K. Dariotis; Joseph H. Pleck; Nan M. Astone; Freya L. Sonenstein Abstract In the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79), young fathers include heterogeneous subgroups with varying early life pathways in terms of fatherhood timing, the timing of first marriage, and holding full...
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Demography (1999) 36 (1): 59–75.
Published: 01 February 1999
... . 10.2307/3038286 Ornstein , A.C. ( 1980 ). An Update on Student Rights . High School Journal , 64 , 60 – 64 . Pagnini , D. , & Morgan , S.P. ( 1996 ). Racial Differences in Marriage and Childbearing: Oral History Evidence From the Early Twentieth Century South...
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Demography (1989) 26 (4): 597–614.
Published: 01 November 1989
..., Princeton University. Demography, Vol. 26, No.4, November 1989 Pathways to Independent Living in Early Adulthood: Marriage, Semiautonomy, and Premarital Residential Independence Frances K. Goldscheider Department of Sociology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912 Julie DaVanzo The Rand...
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Demography (2021) 58 (6): 2365–2394.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Katherine Michelmore; Leonard M. Lopoo Abstract Using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, this study analyzes the effect of exposure to the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) in childhood on marriage and childbearing in early adulthood. Results suggest that EITC exposure in childhood leads...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 1975–2001.
Published: 12 November 2020
... to be a central predictor of underachieving, and particularly of education gradients in underachieving (e.g., Berrington and Pattaro 2014 ; Morgan and Rackin 2010 ; Mynarska et al. 2015 ). In this study, we consider the implications of marriage delay and nonmarriage for underachieving early fertility desires...
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Published: 01 July 2014
Fig. 3 Quantification of (early) average marriages and marginal marriages. Own calculations based on data from the Austrian Marriage Register. This graph shows the number of yearly marriages of treatment group 2 couples (i.e., neither spouse has been married before) from 1981 through 1993. See More
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Demography (1969) 6 (4): 383–401.
Published: 01 November 1969
..., place of current residence, wife’s education, and husband’s occupation; and the marriage variables are shown to have significant effects on the cumulative fertility of West Malaysian women. Early marriage leads to higher cumulative fertility and multiple marriages lead to lower cumulative fertility...
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Demography (1985) 22 (4): 515–544.
Published: 01 November 1985
...Robert T. Michael; Nancy Brandon Tuma Abstract We investigate the influence of family background on early entry into marriage and parenthood among white, Hispanic, and black men and women ages 14 to 22 in the first (1979) wave of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth. Family background...
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Demography (1984) 21 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 February 1984
... fertility. As a policy measure, it is suggested that priority be given to providing young women with more education or employment opportunities as an alternative to early marriage. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1984 1984 Rural Woman Family Planning Program Urban Woman...
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Demography (1973) 10 (3): 301–314.
Published: 01 August 1973
... of nationwide data on birth cohorts from 1900 to 1954 demonstrates that early marriage has declined since the mid-1950’s but leaves open the question as to whether lifelong singleness is becoming more prevalent. The cohort study shows that the upward trend in divorce is not “phasing out” yet, as it did after...
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Demography (2018) 55 (6): 2371–2394.
Published: 17 October 2018
...-education contexts, especially through lower rates of very early marriages. However, within countries over time, the marital ages of women from different educational groups tend to diverge as educational access expands. This within-country divergence is most often driven by later marriage among highly...
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Demography (1981) 18 (2): 137–156.
Published: 01 May 1981
... with the background factors controlled, the children of teenage parents, in comparison to their classmates: (a) showed decrements in terms of academic achievement; (b) were more likely to live in one-parent or stepparent homes; and (c)showed a slight tendency to repeat the early marriage, early parenthood, and higher...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 532–552.
Published: 01 June 1967
... showed no net in-migration. Among the net migrants out of the region the ratio was 4 colored to1 white. The age and sex distribution was warped, especially below age 30, slowing down the early marriage rate and the crude birth rate. The projection of the trend which was being followed in the early 1960s...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1821–1852.
Published: 03 November 2016
... early child marriage (before age 15). How the community prevalence of very early child marriage influences a woman’s risk of IPV is unknown. Using panel data (2013–2014) from 3,355 women first married 4–12 years prior in 77 Bangladeshi villages, we tested the protective effect of a woman’s later first...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 1029–1049.
Published: 02 May 2017
... affected the prevalence of marriage primarily among people under 30. We estimate the direct effect of the boll weevil infestation on the prevalence of early marriage rather than using the infestation as an instrument for tenancy because the boll weevil could have affected marriage patterns in other...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 681–694.
Published: 01 November 1981
... groupings and to include situational and attitudinal factors in our model. We find that those characteristics of a young woman’s parental family that reflect the availability of parental resources tend to decrease the chances of a marriage during the early teens. Chances of marrying appear to decrease...
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Demography (1993) 30 (1): 103–126.
Published: 01 February 1993
... behavior of immigrants and their progeny-despite the central role of marriage in the family formation process (United Nations 1988). This relative inattention to marriage is especially surprising in studies of the immigrant family early in this century, in view of the striking pattern of delayed marriage...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 511–521.
Published: 01 November 2000
...John E. Murray Abstract Whether marriage causes people to live longer or whether healthier people select into marriage is an open question. In this study I followed a sample of men from age 18 to first marriage and ultimately to death. Health in early adulthood was represented by height and weight...