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Demography (1971) 8 (3): 307–317.
Published: 01 August 1971
...John D. Kasarda Abstract This study empirically investigates the relationship between the economic structure of populations and their level of fertility, using data from censuses recently conducted in some 50 nations. Findings show that high rates of female labor force participation outside...
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Demography (2003) 40 (3): 499–519.
Published: 01 August 2003
...John Iceland Abstract After dramatic declines in poverty from 1950 to the early 1970s in the United States, progress stalled. This article examines the association between trends in poverty and income growth, economic inequality, and changes in family structure using three measures of poverty...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 963–987.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to the significance of household demography, life course transitions, and local economic structures as factors facilitating household labor reallocation. First, as expected, a relatively youthful household structure is conducive to innovative economic behavior. Second, household entrances and exits are significant...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 508–524.
Published: 01 March 1968
... by the series, and of its explorations of some of the networksof association among the series, Population Redistribution and Economic Growth may be viewed as having laid a major foundation for further intensive analysis of migration as a component of the inter-regional variation in economic structure and change...
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Demography (1974) 11 (3): 457–472.
Published: 01 August 1974
... Labour Office . Janowitz Barbara ( 1971 ). An Empirical Study of the Effects of Socioeconomic Development on Fertility Rates . Demography , 8 , 319 – 330 . 10.2307/2060620 Kasarda John D. ( 1971 ). Economic Structure and Fertility: A Comparative Analysis . Demography , 8...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 497–514.
Published: 01 June 1967
... total population growth and changing age structure produce new economic and social problems, and within both the more developed and the developing regions, there are sub-areas in various stages of development. First, together with the total estimated increase in working-age population...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 299–315.
Published: 04 December 2013
...Jesús Crespo Cuaresma; Wolfgang Lutz; Warren Sanderson Abstract The effect of changes in age structure on economic growth has been widely studied in the demography and population economics literature. The beneficial effect of changes in age structure after a decrease in fertility has become known...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1463–1493.
Published: 18 June 2019
...-recession rebound in fertility rates has yet to materialize. In this study, I propose an economic explanation for why fertility rates have continued to decline regardless of improvements in conventional economic indicators. I argue that ongoing structural changes in U.S. labor markets have prolonged...
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Demography (1971) 8 (2): 205–223.
Published: 01 May 1971
... increased its primacy in Thailand’s urban structure. But urban development has also begun to permeate all regions of the country and to be an important factor in the complex process of national social and economic development. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1971 1971...
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 629–648.
Published: 01 November 2004
... little effect on population change over time. They account for only a small share of the recent historical change in poverty and family structure and play no role in exacerbating existing economic disparities by family structure. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2004 2004...
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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 107–120.
Published: 01 February 1975
...Rosemary Santana Cooney Abstract While economic development has been associated with increased participation of females in the labor force, it remains problematic whether sexual equality within the labor force has also increased. This study examines the differentiation of structural variables...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 143–157.
Published: 01 March 1967
..., that though substantial social and economic development (as measured by changes in industrial structure, per capita income, urbanization, and education) occurred in Brazil from at least 1920–40 to 1960, during which time fertility differentials of the kind indicated above existed, fertility has shown little...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1875–1897.
Published: 16 August 2019
... children’s education. Our approach emphasizes the dynamic relationship between family structure and family economic resources. Marginal structural models with inverse probability weights estimate the association of parents’ union status history with eventual financial transfers while not overcontrolling...
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Demography (1988) 25 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 1988
...Sara S. McLanahan Abstract This article looks at the intergenerational effects of family structure on family formation and economic dependency. Three explanations are examined: thee conomic-deprivation, socialization, and family-stress hypotheses. Daughters living in single parent families at some...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 427–439.
Published: 01 November 1971
... working roles and fertility . Demography , 4 , 219 – 219 . 10.2307/2060362 Samaan Sadek ( 1955 ). Value Reconstruction and Egyptian Education . New York : Columbia University . Wilensky Harold ( 1968 ). Women's work: Economic growth, ideology and social structure...
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Demography (1974) 11 (4): 563–585.
Published: 01 November 1974
...Ronald Lee Abstract This paper analyzes the pattern of fluctuations of births in an age-structured population whose growth is subject to environmental or economic constraint. It synthesizes the traditional demographic analysis of age-structured renewal with constant vital rates and the economic...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1893–1915.
Published: 08 October 2015
... and nonmarital fertility. Scholars have argued that economic opportunities structure transitions to marriage and parenthood but that economic conditions affect these different demographic behaviors very differently. Low-SES individuals are deterred from marriage because of high normative economic standards...
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Demography (2022) 59 (1): 89–110.
Published: 01 February 2022
... reinforcing systems of inequality. Therefore, we developed a composite measure of structural heteropatriarchy—which includes state-level LGB policies, family planning policies, and indicators of structural sexism (e.g., women's political and economic position relative to men)—and examined its relationship...
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Demography (1994) 31 (1): 33–63.
Published: 01 February 1994
... and economic frameworks into a single "structural" proximate-cause model as well as controlling statistically for the targeted (nonrandom) placement of family planning program inputs. The results are consistent with both frameworks: 75% of the fertility decline resulted from increased contraceptive use...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 541–569.
Published: 17 March 2017
...Deirdre Bloome Abstract The declining prevalence of two-parent families helped increase income inequality over recent decades. Does family structure also condition how economic (dis)advantages pass from parents to children? If so, shifts in the organization of family life may contribute to enduring...
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