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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 382–409.
Published: 01 March 1968
... demografiá y a la teoría matemática del desarrollo de la población. Summary This article presents an elementary approach to the study of the population projection-matrix, the reverse (or inverse) projection-matrix, the process of population growth generated by the projection-matrix, the “prior” process...
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Demography (1972) 9 (4): 625–633.
Published: 01 November 1972
..., however, such changes can be large relative to the existing school-age population, as in the case of a new housing project. Particu- larly in neighborhoods undergoing rapid population change, the cohort survival ratios cannot reflect the changing struc- tures. In this paper, an alternative approach...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 75–109.
Published: 01 February 2021
... in the educational achievements of recent birth cohorts. Harnessing a change in compulsory school laws and applying an instrumental variables approach, we found that each year of offspring schooling was associated with higher overall cognition among parents but was less predictive across different cognitive...
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Demography (1972) 9 (4): 683–699.
Published: 01 November 1972
... representation in Fig- ure A illustrates the composition of the population of an SMSA based on inter- divisional migration status. METHODOLOGY In analyzing migration differentials, two approaches are commonly used: (l) differential proportions, and (2) dif- ferential rates. Utilizing the former, one can compare...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 211–239.
Published: 26 February 2011
... of ages at death above age 10 ( S 10 ) and the Gini index of income inequality by visual inspection of the trajectories of the United States and four other countries in the S 10 -Gini space. We approach it somewhat differently by means of regression analysis of cross-sectional time series connecting...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 33–58.
Published: 21 November 2017
... in a regression framework. Demographers and epidemiologists have addressed this identification problem in several ways (Mason and Fienberg 1985 ; O’Brien 2014 ; Yang and Land 2013a ). Our primary analyses follow the classic and widely used constrained generalized linear model (CGLM) approach, in which...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 108–125.
Published: 01 March 1967
... of the United States of 1940, 1950, and 1960. The selective effects of educational attain- ment will be studied by three approaches, developed within limitations imposed by published census data: trends in propor- tions of single adults; educational attain- ment of married couples; and variations in education...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 863–890.
Published: 06 May 2019
... multinomial logit models to estimate the impact of an ASPA on the sequencing of family formation and sexual onset relative to school dropout, which has not been assessed by existing studies. To the best of my knowledge, this is also the first study to apply a causal inference approach to assess the effect...
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Demography (1984) 21 (4): 537–558.
Published: 01 November 1984
... the estimation period. 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1984 1984 Fertility Estimate Fertility Survey World Fertility Survey Short Birth Interval Illegitimate Birth References Cho Lee-Jay ( 1973 ). The Own-Children Approach to Fertility Estimation...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 165–189.
Published: 01 February 2021
... by differences in instruments and/or data collection procedures. Taking a different approach, we directly identify return migrants in the same survey with current migrants and assess how they may alter causal estimates before and after they were incorporated in the reference. We expect that when return migrants...
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Demography (1975) 12 (4): 661.
Published: 01 November 1975
... of Recovery, Relapse, Death and Loss of Patients . Human Biology , 23 , 205 – 241 . Hoem Jan M. ( 1970 ). A Probabilistic Approach to Nuptiality . Biométrie-Praximétrie , 11 , 3 – 19 . Hoem Jan M. ( 1970 ). Probabilistic Fertility Models of the Life Table Type . Theoretical...
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Demography (1975) 12 (4): 663–664.
Published: 01 November 1975
...Robert Schoen; Verne E. Nelson 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1975 1975 Life Table Life Table Analysis Actuarial Table Past Effort Ality Model References Hoem Jan M. ( 1970 ). A Probabilistic Approach to Nuptiality . Biometrie-Praximetris , 11...
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Demography (1971) 8 (2): 195–204.
Published: 01 May 1971
... eco- nomic gains obtainable through migra- nomic act of job changes. Several of the tion, The problem is approached by esti- reasons offered suggest that, in one way mating for each age, education and or another, there is a systematic rela- occupation group a simple model of in- tionship between age...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 813–834.
Published: 11 April 2017
... population totals and improving population quality were pinned on social policies to encourage higher fertility among the better-off and promotion of birth control among the poor and ethnic minorities (Ramsden 2009 ). From an American perspective, a key figure in the latter approach was Gunnar Myrdal...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 443–464.
Published: 01 August 2004
... Inequality: An Approach Based on the Distribution of Health Expectancy . Bulletin of the World Health Organization , 78 , 86 – 96 . Gwatkin D.R. ( 2000 ). Health Inequalities and the Health of the Poor: What Do We Know? What Can We Do? . Bulletin of the World Health Organization , 78 , 3...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 569–592.
Published: 05 February 2015
.... The assumption underlying this approach is that students choose schools based on the composition of the entire school, not on the composition of each entering cohort. The results of the analysis, which hold under several robustness checks, indicate that foreign-born peers (both those who are ELL and those who...
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Demography (1979) 16 (1): 55–71.
Published: 01 February 1979
... and at mid- century is due to change in grade progres- sion rates for school transitions below the college level (Mare, 1977 On the other hand, for cohorts born at midcentury, proportions of persons graduating from high school approach 90 percent. Thus any significant future increases in average attainment...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 963–969.
Published: 18 November 2012
... lived at least five years in their current families. More recent census surveys lack the migration questions, and other surveys cannot approach the sample size of the U.S. census. If we want to understand the effect of family structure on children’s outcomes, we need to study children who were...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1579–1602.
Published: 28 July 2017
... differences. Two approaches are assessed: (1) an additive change method that uses logic similar to cause-of-death decomposition, and (2) a contour decomposition method that extends the stepwise replacement algorithm along an age-period demographic contour. The two approaches produce similar results...
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Demography (1977) 14 (4): 497–518.
Published: 01 November 1977
... OF RESIDENTIAL SEGREGATION The first decision concerned the selec- tion of measures of segregation. Sociolo- gists in the United States have used three different approaches to assess residential segregation. First, there are studies based upon various segregation indexes calcu- lated from census tract data...