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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 917–934.
Published: 18 April 2019
... the relationship between higher education and the labor market. Early work established a typology for levels of enrollment, but recent empirical studies on the global growth of higher education attainment are scarce, and available projections resort to imposing ad hoc limits on future expansion. This study...
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Demography (1970) 7 (3): 341–348.
Published: 01 August 1970
... be observed when individuals move between socioeconomic categories as, for example, socioeconomic status or educational attainment levels. The substantial differences between these various situations conceal remarkable similarities. In each case the continued operation of schedules of fertility, mortality...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 410–421.
Published: 01 March 1968
... and 1960 census data. Consistent overreporting of educational attainment in the census is found, but the extent of overreporting varies by date and educational level. The implications of these findings for the collection and use of data on educational attainment are discussed. 13 1 2011 ©...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 183–208.
Published: 21 January 2015
... and females aged j. Because we are interested in examining pairing patterns across both age and educational attainment, the number of marriages as well as the risk population can be simultaneously identified across two categories: age and educational level. The model applied to this case is: (2) N...
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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 245–270.
Published: 01 May 2008
... with a high educational level, may be an important factor in the lower educational attainment of adivasis. In contrast, Muslims are largely concentrated in urban areas. Sec- ond, the caste system historically was occupationally driven. Although these boundaries were never totally rigid and may have been...
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Demography (1972) 9 (1): 129–141.
Published: 01 February 1972
...Ira Rosenwaike Abstract Religious preference and educational level appear to be the major characteristics accounting for variation by age at marriage among Americans. Differences in age at marriage by educational attainment have been definitively documented in census reports, while those...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1899–1929.
Published: 09 September 2019
... high-income countries have more widespread access to quality sexual and reproductive health services and education systems, higher levels of educational attainment and literacy, and more widely available opportunities to apply academic skills (e.g., through low-cost reading materials). Our study...
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Demography (1979) 16 (1): 55–71.
Published: 01 February 1979
... should decline over levels of schooling, and using data for white males born between 1907 and 1951, offers empirical support for these arguments. Whereas twentieth century increases in average educational attainment are primarily due to increases in grade progression rates at the elementary and secondary...
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 413–435.
Published: 27 November 2013
.... Within levels of educational attainment, adults from disadvantaged childhoods lived fewer total and active years, and spent a greater portion of life impaired compared with adults from advantaged childhoods. Higher levels of education did not ameliorate the health consequences of disadvantaged childhoods...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 1011–1037.
Published: 01 June 2021
... allows us to characterize the omnibus impact of family background on education across social landscapes. Across countries, we find larger population-level differences in sibling similarity in educational attainment than in cognitive skills and school grades. In general, sibling similarity in education...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 525–552.
Published: 28 February 2012
... if the mother smoked heavily but are not significant if she quit during the first trimester. Anemia during pregnancy is also associated with lower levels of attained education. Other indicators of prenatal health (pre-pregnancy obesity, mother’s antenatal depressed mood, hypertension and preeclampsia, early...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1353–1373.
Published: 05 July 2017
... country-level characteristics: changing gender preferences, decreased fertility, increased wealth, and increasing average educational attainment. Consistent with prior literature, we also examine all relationships separately for boys versus girls. Finally, to help interpret the levels and variation...
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Demography (1997) 34 (2): 263–276.
Published: 01 May 1997
... men and women from lower status racial groups but with high education levels tend to marry spouses from a higher status racial group with low education levels 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1997 1997 Educational Attainment American Sociological Review Racial Minority...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 201–229.
Published: 04 January 2017
... socioeconomic outcomes from all fixed family-level conditions and endowments shared by siblings. Results from sibling fixed-effects models reveal a progressively stronger adverse influence of immigration at later stages of childhood on completed education, employment, adult earnings, occupational attainment...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 135–142.
Published: 01 March 1967
... birth estimates for educational attainment groups to estimates of married women in corresponding groups. The rates do not display a negative association between educational attainment and the annual level of fertility, thus differing from the pattern observed in other measures of period fertility. Women...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1635–1664.
Published: 10 September 2019
... districts in the United States, we document levels and gaps in school district financial resources—total per-pupil expenditures—and social resources—local rates of adult educational attainment, family structure, and adult unemployment—available to the average public school student at a variety of income...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1241–1270.
Published: 17 August 2020
..., fostering social mobility for younger generations of men and women (Breen et al. 2009a , b ). Germany is an example for relatively rigid social class structures and low levels of fluidity (Erikson and Goldthorpe 1993 ) due to social class inequality in educational attainment (Müller and Pollak 2004...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1451–1475.
Published: 05 July 2017
..., achieving a bachelor’s degree is increasingly a prerequisite for gaining a well-paying job and attaining financial stability. Those with less than a bachelor’s degree are more likely to have less-stable, lower-paying jobs in the growing service sector (Kalleberg 2011 ). Couples with high levels...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 195–220.
Published: 31 January 2020
... attainment and marriage timing because these two dimensions of the transition to adulthood have wide-ranging, long-lasting consequences. We find that children whose parents report strong marital affection and less spousal conflict attain higher levels of education and marry later than children whose parents...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 219–245.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Stephanie Potochnick; Matthew Hall Abstract This study provides a national-level assessment of occupational mobility and early-career attainment of children of immigrants based on parents' origin-country occupation. Exploiting unique aspects of the Educational Longitudinal Study, we examine how...
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