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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 773–779.
Published: 01 June 1967
... de funciones exponenciales uno puede determinar valores para la distribucion de estas variables y la tasa cruda de mortalidad para cualquier nivel de consumo de energía que se desee. Summary Per capita consumption of energy in 112 world areas was related to a series of economic and demographic...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 371–399.
Published: 17 February 2011
... and discuss the insights that can be obtained in the context of stable population theory. Second, I suggest a statistical model of household consumption as a function of household size and age structure to quantitatively evaluate the extent of economies of scale in consumption of energy-intensive goods...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 423–444.
Published: 01 June 1966
... areas of the world." The second control variable was the percentage increase in per capita energy consumption from 1937 to 1953.32 Basical- ly this variable was considered to be a good index of the magnitude of recent change in the level of economic develop- ment. This variable was considered...
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Published: 17 February 2011
Fig. 1 U.S. profiles of age-specific demand for consumption of a selected group of energy-intensive goods. Estimates are based on the approach suggested by Mankiw and Weil ( 1989 ). Data are from the Consumer Expenditure Survey, 2003 More
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Demography (1984) 21 (4): 459–473.
Published: 01 November 1984
... an independent variable makes an accu- rate prediction" (Beaver, 1975:65). The coefficients were 99 to 100 percent for male and also female life expectancy, GDP/C, energy consumption, and popu- lation per physician; and 98 percent for female literacy and newspaper circula- tion. The value of just 81 percent...
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Published: 17 February 2011
Fig. 2 U.S. profiles of age-specific demand for consumption of a selected group of energy-intensive goods, net of the income effect. Estimates are based on the approach suggested by Mankiw and Weil ( 1989 ) applied to fractions of household expenditures. Data are from the Consumer Expenditure More
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 45–56.
Published: 01 February 1998
... of production and consumption activities in each county. I also explore whether the trend in number of households predicts better than the trend in number of persons, and whether the impact of population growth depends upon the age structure or source of growth (immigration or domestic increase). Generally...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2083–2108.
Published: 10 December 2019
... and Development Review , 14 , 1 – 45 . Link C. F. , Axinn W. G. , & Ghimire D. ( 2012 ). Household energy consumption: Community context and fuelwood transition . Social Science Research , 41 , 598 – 611 . Lutz W. , & Kebede E. ( 2018 ). Education and health...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1225–1249.
Published: 01 July 2014
... variables framework. We find that completion of lower secondary education has a significant positive impact on reduction of individual BMI, containment of calorie consumption, and promotion of physical activity. Interestingly, these effects are heterogeneous across genders and distributions. In particular...
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Demography (1997) 34 (1): 49–66.
Published: 01 February 1997
... techniques of measuring daily ca- loric energy utilization, such as the doubly labeled water method, indicate that samples of food diaries today and other self reports understate actual food consumption by about 25% (Bingham 1994; Black et al. 1996; Schoeller 1990). The means reported here are informed...
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Demography (1972) 9 (3): 383–398.
Published: 01 August 1972
... of the variables included in Reer's study (population density and percent increase in per capita energy consumption) were excluded from this study because they correlated most poorly with the chosen index of fertility (CBR). Instead, percent urban and per- cent of the labor force in agriculture were substituted...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 1091–1118.
Published: 14 May 2018
...Paul Christian; Brian Dillon Abstract This article shows that the seasonality of food consumption during childhood, conditional on average consumption, affects long-run human capital development. We develop a model that distinguishes differences in average consumption levels, seasonal fluctuations...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 377–389.
Published: 01 November 1998
... of the previous waves were recycled. Thus, the list of potential problems has lengthened over time. The first wave, in the late 1940s and early 1950s, cen- tered on whether natural resources (such as land, water, and energy supplies) could sustain economic growth and food production in the face of population...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1231–1262.
Published: 18 October 2011
... people. Fig. 7 Real prices of metals, 1960 to 2010. Data are from Kelly and Matos ( 2010 ) Expanding the analysis from these five metals, Fig.  8 shows indexes for three broad sets of commodities: food, non-energy, and energy, taken from the World Bank Global Economic Monitor Commodity...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 835–860.
Published: 02 May 2015
...Lingxin Hao; Wei-Jun Jean Yeung Abstract As consumption expenditures are increasingly recognized as direct measures of children’s material well-being, they provide new insights into the process of intergenerational transfers from parents to children. Little is known, however, about how parents...
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Demography (1979) 16 (2): 157–175.
Published: 01 May 1979
...Arland Thornton Abstract Data from a 1975 national survey of the American population were used to investigate the relationships between childbearing and aspirations for consumption goods, child quality standards, and income. The data were consistent with the hypothesis that preferences for child...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1429–1450.
Published: 27 September 2011
... investigate the most proximal explanations for the weight gap: namely, differences in diet and exercise. More specifically, we decompose black-white differences in body mass index and waist-to-height ratio into components reflecting black-white differences in energy intake and energy expenditure. The analysis...
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Demography (1974) 11 (3): 521–532.
Published: 01 August 1974
... industrialized cities such as Helsinki (Sweetser, 1965) and a large number of U. S. cities (Van Arsdol et aI., 1958). (Viewing per capita energy consumption in the country as an index of industriali- zation, the cities discussed score as fol- lows: Calcutta, 425; Madrid, 2,985; Rome, 5,359; Helsinki, 7,884; U. S...
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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 333–352.
Published: 01 August 1993
... are associated with increased duration of postpartum amenorrhea. Contraceptive use, high dietary fat consumption, higher parity, and absence of spouse predict a longer waiting time to conception once menses have returned. Simulation of the hazard model is used to examine the effects of the key nutrition...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 785–811.
Published: 11 June 2019
... between parental separation and children’s physical health. One possible explanation is that these indicators are rather crudely measured (i.e., binary variables) and thus fail to provide precise information about children’s energy consumption and expenditures. Future research should seek to replicate...
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