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Demography (2010) 47 (2): 345–367.
Published: 01 May 2010
...— and for evacuees in any state. We focus on rates of labor force participation, employment, and unemployment, and we extend prior research by also examining rates of self-employment. With the exception of Mississippi, employment and unemployment one year after the hurricane were at similar rates as the end of 2003...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 33–60.
Published: 29 January 2020
...Katherine Weisshaar; Tania Cabello-Hutt Abstract In this article, we consider how individuals’ long-term employment trajectories relate to wage inequality and the gender wage gap in the United States. Using more than 30 years of data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 sample, we...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (1980) 17 (2): 145–158.
Published: 01 May 1980
... uses data from the Continuous Work History Sample merged with a file of county characteristics to examine trends in location of employed workers from 1960 to 1975. The analyses document changes of county of employment that parallel the trends in general population mobility. The CWHS data show increased...
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Demography (1978) 15 (3): 259–266.
Published: 01 August 1978
.... In this study, a simultaneous-equation approach is applied, which takes account of the interdependence between migration and income and employment changes. The four-equation model is estimated for 70 labor market areas in Sweden. 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1978 1978 Income...
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Demography (1979) 16 (2): 177–197.
Published: 01 May 1979
...James C. Cramer Abstract The central concept of microeconomic theories of fertility is opportunity cost—the product of wife’s employment lost due to childbearing and the value of her employment. This paper presents a model for analyzing opportunity cost using panel data. The average loss...
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Demography (1976) 13 (3): 339–356.
Published: 01 August 1976
.... The Fertility of Thai Women. Research Report Number 10. Institute of Population Studies: Chulalongkorn University. Malkiel , B. G. , & Malkiel , J. ( 1973 ). Male-Female Pay Differentials in Professional Employment . American Economic Review , 63 , 697 – 706 . McCabe , J...
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Demography (1977) 14 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 February 1977
...George Farkas Abstract The net effects of birth cohort, age, and period upon the employment of white women, 1957–1968, are estimated by a regression analysis of data from the Social Security Administration’s continuous work history file. By conceptualizing period-specific effects as those...
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Demography (1977) 14 (1): 43–65.
Published: 01 February 1977
...Robert H. Weller Abstract Using a multiple classification analysis of the data from the I percent public-use samples of the 1960 and 1970 censuses of population, it is found that the negative relationship between wives’ employment and their cumulative family size is stronger among whites than...
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Demography (1976) 13 (4): 565–570.
Published: 01 November 1976
...Wen Lang Li Abstract This paper examines the nature of the relation between migration and employment. A preliminary investigation confirms a previous observation that the employment rate of migrants is generally lower than that of non-migrants. A further analysis, however, suggests that this does...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1931–1954.
Published: 01 October 2021
... the potential of increasing both fertility and maternal employment. Using two waves of the Generations and Gender Survey, we show that more paternal involvement in the family increases the likelihood that the mother will have a second child and work full-time. Men's fertility and work decisions are instead...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 March 1968
... migración en términos de pro pensión a la migración. El estado de empleo al final de un período de migraciónde un año no sirve como indicador del estado de empleo antes de la migración. Summary This paper examines data from a special US Census Bureau survey on reasons for moving and on employment status...
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 February 1998
...David M. Blau; PhiliP K. Robins Abstract The causes of turnover in child-care arrangements and maternal employment are analyzed using panel data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, supplemented with state-level information on child-care markets. The results indicate that turnover...
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Demography (1994) 31 (4): 593–602.
Published: 01 November 1994
... shape the birth control practices of women in their late teens and twenties. Data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Labor Force Experiences — Youth Cohort provide evidence that employment histories and wages influence birth control practices, net of the effects of family background, aspirations...
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Demography (1995) 32 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Arleen Leibowitz; Jacob Alex Klerman Abstract Employment of married mothers with preschool children rose dramatically between 1971 and 1990. Using CPS data, we find that about one-fifth of the increase in labor supply can be attributed to changes in mothers’ demographic characteristics (age...
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Demography (1983) 20 (2): 163–176.
Published: 01 May 1983
.... 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1983 1983 Labor Market Labor Force Labor Force Participation American Sociological Review Female Employment References Bell Daniel ( 1973 ). The Coming of Post-Industrial Society . New York : Basic Books . Bishop...
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Demography (1983) 20 (3): 313–331.
Published: 01 August 1983
...C. Shannon Stokes; Yeu-Sheng Hsieh Abstract The impact of female employment on fertility preferences and behavior is examined with data from a 1980national sample of Taiwanese women. The guiding hypothesis is that the greater the involvement of women in the impersonal market sector, the lower...
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Demography (1984) 21 (2): 171–183.
Published: 01 May 1984
...Diane H. Felmlee Abstract This research examines women’s rates of leaving a job to become nonemployed (unemployed or out of the labor force) using a stochastic, continuous-time model. The data consist of employment histories of white women constructed from the National Longitudinal Survey of Young...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 549–575.
Published: 01 November 1981
... are only partly consistent with the hypothesis and suggest that normative conflicts between working and mothering affect the employment-fertility relationship in Malaysia more than spacio-temporal conflicts do. The lack of consistent evidence for the hypothesis, as well as some conceptual problems, lead us...
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Demography (1989) 26 (2): 287–299.
Published: 01 May 1989
...David M. Blau; Philip K. Robins Abstract A sample of labor-market and birth histories is used to estimate the effects of child-care costs on employment and fertility decisions. A reduced-form empirical analysis is performed, which is based on hazard functions for transitions among various fertility...
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Demography (1989) 26 (4): 545–561.
Published: 01 November 1989
...Sonalde Desai; P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale; Robert T. Michael Abstract This article uses the 1986 Children of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth data set to investigate the impact of maternal employment on children's intellectual ability, as measured at the age of 4 by using the Peabody...