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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...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Employment Market Work Time Diary Childcare Time References Amato , P.R. , & Gilbreth , J.G. ( 1999 ). Nonresident Fathers and Children’s Well-being: A Meta-Analysis . Journal of Marriage and the Family , 61 , 557 – 73 . 10.2307/353560 “Americans’ Use of Time.” 1965–1966...
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Demography (2001) 38 (2): 201–213.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Paul Boyle; Thomas J. Cooke; Keith Halfacree; Darren Smith Abstract In this paper we consider the effects of family migration on women’s employment status, using census microdata from Great Britain and the United States. We test a simple hypothesis that families tend to move long distances in favor...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 165–179.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Marcia K. Meyers; Theresa Heintze; Douglas A. Wolf Abstract Changing patterns of maternal employment, coupled with stronger work requirements for welfare recipients, are increasing the demand for child care. For many families, the cost of child care creates a financial burden; for mothers with low...
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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 369–392.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Jane Waldfogel; Wen-Jui Han; Jeanne Brooks-Gunn Abstract We investigated the effects of early maternal employment on children’s cognitive outcomes, using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth on 1,872 children who can be followed from birth to age 7 or 8. We found some persistent...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 157–171.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Brian Roe; Leslie A. Whittington; Sara Beck Fein; Mario F. Teisl Abstract Theory suggests that the decision to return to employment after childbirth and the decision to breast-feed may be jointly determined. We estimate models of simultaneous equations for two different aspects of the relationship...
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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 (1995) 32 (4): 617–628.
Published: 01 November 1995
...B. Lindsay Lowell; Jay Teachman; Zhongren Jing Abstract The record-keeping requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act(IRCA), and fines for illegal employment, may induce employers to discriminate against foreign-appearing workers. The General Accounting Office (GAO) reported widespread...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Paul S. Maxim Abstract Historically, self-employment was perceived as a mechanism whereby immigrants could circumvent discriminatory practices in wage labor. More recent research by Borjas in the United States, however, suggests that this view is incorrect. Immigrants, particularly members...
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Demography (1992) 29 (1): 17–29.
Published: 01 February 1992
...Rachel Connelly Abstract This paper considers self-employment and providing child care as occupational strategies that can lower the cost of child care. If the ability to care for one’s own children while engaged in market work is important to mothers with young children, we predict that women...
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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 (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...
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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 (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...