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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 729–749.
Published: 06 June 2015
... system has been a subject of long-standing research interest among those who study low-income and disadvantaged families and children. The country’s system of welfare programs has a strong relationship to the family. Historically, for example, the primary recipient group has been single-mother families...
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Demography (2005) 42 (3): 469–496.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Gordon F. De Jong; Deborah Roempke Graefe; Tanja St. Pierre Abstract The thesis of this study is that as a result of increased inequalities in welfare rules, the 1996 welfare reform act not only enhanced incentives for poor families to move but also (and perhaps more important) created...
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Demography (2003) 40 (1): 151–170.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Inhoe Ku; Robert Plotnick Abstract In this study, we analyzed whether parents’ receipt of welfare affects children’s educational attainment in early adulthood, independent of its effect through changing family income. We used data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics with information on parents...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 800–810.
Published: 01 June 1968
...Walter Rodrigues 15 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1968 1968 Family Planning Contraceptive Method Family Welfare Family Plan News Service References 1 Japiassu , Moacir ( 1967 ). The Truth on the Pill . Bloch Encyclopaedia , 1 ( Number 7 ), 54...
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Demography (1985) 22 (3): 367–380.
Published: 01 August 1985
...Philip K. Robins; Katherine P. Dickinson Abstract The relation between welfare dependency and receipt of child support is investigated with data from a special supplement to the Current Population Survey. The impact of receiving child support on a family’s welfare status is estimated and the types...
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Demography (1989) 26 (4): 615–625.
Published: 01 November 1989
.... Multivariate analysis reveals higher rates of cohabitation among women, whites, persons who did not complete high school, and those from families who received welfare or who lived in a single-parent family while growing up. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1989 1989 Divorce Rate...
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Demography (1988) 25 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 1988
... point during adolescence are more likely to be come household heads and to go on welfare than offspring of two-parent families. Differences in the incomes of one- and two-parent families can account for up to 25 percent of the difference in offspring behaviors. None of the hypotheses, however, provides...
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Demography (2004) 41 (2): 189–212.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of welfare reform waivers and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) programs on women’s decisions to become unmarried heads of families, controlling for confounding influences from local economic and social conditions. We pooled data from the 1990, 1992, 1993, and 1996 panels of the Survey of Income...
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Demography (1975) 12 (3): 417–430.
Published: 01 August 1975
... between socioeconomic status and fertility. The results of this investigation suggest once again the inadequacy of value orientations as predictors of fertility behavior. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1975 1975 Socioeconomic Status Religious Belief Family Welfare...
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Demography (1991) 28 (1): 133–157.
Published: 01 February 1991
... education and mother’s work are positive and significant determinants of high school completion, whereas growing up in a family with more children (who compete for resources), being persistently poor and on welfare, and moving one’s residence as a child have significant negative impacts on high school...
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Demography (2022) 59 (5): 1873–1909.
Published: 01 October 2022
... families via the welfare state. How much do children—and which children—benefit from social spending? Using the State-by-State Spending on Kids Dataset, linked to National Vital Statistics System birth data from 1998 to 2017, we examine how state-level child spending affects infant health across maternal...
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Demography (2004) 41 (2): 213–236.
Published: 01 May 2004
... on marriages and divorces during 1989–2000 to examine the role of welfare reform (state waivers and implementation of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) and other state-level variables on flows into and out of marriage. The results indicate that welfare reform has led to fewer new divorces and fewer new...
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Demography (1999) 36 (1): 111–120.
Published: 01 February 1999
... is that welfare receipt may be measured for individuals but reported for households, as when single mothers receive Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) ,1 for instance. The results reported for households may include individuals who do not receive AFDC, such as cohabiting partners or the recipient's...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 223–240.
Published: 01 May 2006
... , P. ( 2004 ). Welfare, Work, and Changes in Mothers’ Living Arrangements in Low-Income Families . Population Research and Policy Review , 23 , 543 – 65 . 10.1007/s11113-005-2356-6 Edin , K. ( 2000 ). What Do Low Income Mothers Say About Marriage? . Social Problems , 47 , 112...
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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 (1998) 35 (3): 259–278.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Robert A. Moffitt; Robert Reville; Anne E. Winkler Abstract We investigate the extent and implications of cohabitation and marriage among U.S. welfare recipients. An analysis of four data sets (the Current Population Survey, the National Survey of Families and Households, the Panel Study of Income...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 459–484.
Published: 13 February 2017
... government welfare support. Using contemporary Swedish population register data and a within-family sibling comparison design, we find that neither the birth interval preceding the index person nor the birth interval following the index person are associated with any substantively meaningful changes in mid...
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Demography (1966) 3 (1): 188–203.
Published: 01 March 1966
.... Negroes migrated to cities at the very time when diseases were being controlled and when public health and welfare facilities were being expanded to serve all residents. This has contributed to higher Negro fertility rates. If fertility rates are to fall because of family planning, not only must birth...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 957–982.
Published: 14 June 2011
... . 10.1086/454386 Meyer, D. R., Skinner, C., & Davidson, J. (Forthcoming). Complex families and equality in child support obligations: A comparative policy analysis. Children and Youth Services Review . Moffitt R. A. ( 2001 ). Welfare benefits and female headship in U.S. time series...
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Demography (2005) 42 (1): 75–90.
Published: 01 February 2005
... to differences in remarriage rates, marital stability, welfare participa- tion, and female labor supply. M any social scientists and policy makers have expressed concern about the high frac- tion of black children who are living in single-parent families. Whereas about one fifth of white children live...