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Demography (1981) 18 (3): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 1981
... females’ economic opportunities. Although some of the difference may be attributed to measurement error, the significant disparity between the two populations probably reflects substantive differences. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1981 1981 Black Woman Family Formation...
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Demography (1996) 33 (3): 357–374.
Published: 01 August 1996
...David P. Lindstrom Abstract I analyze the influence of the economic characteristics of origin area on trip duration for Mexican migrants in the United States. I argue that migrants from economically dynamic areas in Mexico with favorable opportunities for employment and small capital investment...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 924–930.
Published: 01 June 1968
...Gary D. London 15 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1968 1968 Family Planning Community Action Economic Opportunity Family Planning Service Family Planning Program FAMILY PLANNING PROGRAMS OF THE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY: SCOPE, OPERATION, AND IMPACT GARY D...
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Demography (1990) 27 (4): 519–535.
Published: 01 November 1990
...Greg J. Duncan; Saul D. Hoffman Abstract This article presents a model of teenage out-of-wedlock births that incorporates the effectsof both welfare and nonwelfare economic opportunities. We construct measures of the likely “medium-run” income available to a teenage girl in the event of an out...
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Demography (1976) 13 (3): 297–309.
Published: 01 August 1976
...Michael B. Toney Abstract This study examines length of residence for movers—that subsection of the population which accounts for the high mobility rates in the United States. The propensity for repeated migration is studied in relation to economic opportunities and previous familial and personal...
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Demography (1975) 12 (2): 325–329.
Published: 01 May 1975
... OF ECONOMIC BASE ON OPPORTUNITY FOR BLACKS Charles F. Cortese Department of Sociology, University of Denver, University Park, Denver, Colorado 80210 Judith E. Leftwich Department of Economics, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08540 Abstract-An assessment of the occupational opportunities...
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Demography (2009) 46 (3): 493–512.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., Work, and Educational Participation in the United States, 1890–1940 . American Journal of Sociology , 93 , 1116 – 52 . 10.1086/228866 Demography, Volume 46-Number 3, August 2009: 493 512 493 T JOB OPPORTUNITIES, ECONOMIC RESOURCES, AND THE POSTSECONDARY DESTINATIONS OF AMERICAN YOUTH* ROBERT...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1323–1344.
Published: 24 June 2020
... equilibrium analysis . Unpublished manuscript, Department of Economics, Boston University, Boston, MA. Chyn , E. ( 2018 ). Moved to opportunity: The long-run effects of public housing demolition on children . American Economic Review , 108 , 3028 – 3056 . 10.1257/aer.20161352 . Collinson...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 135–142.
Published: 01 March 1967
... in the American population and is certainly the most important among the trio of conventional measures of socio- economic status-occupation, education, and income. Age at marriage' and knowl- edge of and effective use of family plan- ning techniques," as well as childbearing * Office of Economic Opportunity...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2361–2368.
Published: 15 October 2020
... that survey income fails to accurately identify those households that are the worst off. If survey income data accurately identified the most economically disadvantaged, then the extreme poor should look clearly worse off than households with more resources. When one examines the observable characteristics...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2377–2381.
Published: 19 November 2020
... and Parolin emphasize this point. Future research should explore further the economic circumstances of the homeless and other populations missed in surveys and examine the impact that including such populations would have on estimates of extreme poverty. In addition, very low estimates of extreme poverty...
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Demography (1994) 31 (1): 33–63.
Published: 01 February 1994
... through economic development and improved education and economic opportunities for females. Even so, the dramatic impact of the changes in demand-side factors (education and economic development) on contraceptive use was possible only because there already existed a highly responsive contraceptive supply...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 169–191.
Published: 01 February 2009
..., are consistent with American citizenship conferring greater economic opportunities. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2009 2009 Latin American Country Dominican Republic Naturalization Rate Welfare Reform Naturalize Citizen References Baker, B. 2007. “Trends...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1797–1823.
Published: 28 October 2015
... for the deterioration of economic opportunity and speculate on the impact of technological change on the future of work and families. Fig. 13 Median income as a percentage of median income in the previous generation (30 years previously): U.S. men aged 25–29, 1945–2013. Sources: Ruggles et al. ( 2015 ), Flood...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 201–229.
Published: 04 January 2017
... to constrain later human capital formation and economic opportunities over the life course. References Akresh , I. R. , & Frank , R. ( 2008 ). Health selection among new immigrants . American Journal of Public Health , 98 , 2058 – 2064 . 10.2105/AJPH.2006.100974 . Åslund , O...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2199–2220.
Published: 13 October 2020
..., including the increase of both secured and unsecured debt, they nevertheless encountered different economic opportunity structures and crises at sensitive times in their life courses, with implications for heart attack risk trajectories. Results from frailty hazards models reveal that unsecured debt...
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Demography (1972) 9 (2): 217–230.
Published: 01 May 1972
... on fertility are examined. Data from the 1967 Survey of Economic Opportunity indicate that migration and residence background do have independent effects. It is concluded that present generalizations as to the direction of their influence should be submitted to closer scrutiny with additional data...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 531–558.
Published: 18 May 2011
... correlates of under-5 mortality, the urban advantage is greatly reduced and sometimes reversed. The results suggest that it may not be necessarily the place of residence that matters for child survival but, rather, access to services and economic opportunities. To better understand the differences between...
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 455–466.
Published: 01 November 1997
... associated with the growth of divorce and separation. Moreover, higher female labor-force participation among black women and lower economic opportunities for black men may account for race differences in marital instability before 1940, and for most of such differences in subsequent years. However...
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Demography (1993) 30 (1): 103–126.
Published: 01 February 1993
... generation. We hypothesize that locational factors, especially diverse economic opportunities, were important in shaping this marriage pattern. Separate multilevel analyses are conducted for females and for males living in urban and in rural places. Although significant effects for a variety of contextual...