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Published: 22 October 2018
Fig. 1 Coresidence and female labor force participation across countries, 2000–2016. Patrilocal countries are those in which more couples live with the husband’s than the wife’s parents; nonpatrilocal countries are all others. The slope of the estimated lines is 1.01 ( N = 14, p value = .036 More
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Demography (1972) 9 (1): 173–185.
Published: 01 February 1972
...Frank L. Mott Abstract Considerable historical evidence indicates a long term increase in female labor force participation in the United States during the twentieth century. However, there are only limited data available for analyzing this secular trend in any depth. Comprehensive retrospective...
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Demography (1986) 23 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 February 1986
...David P. Smith References Butz W. , & Ward M. ( 1977 ). The emergence of counter-cyclical U. S. fertility . Santa Monica : The Rand Corporation . Devaney B. ( 1983 ). An analysis of variations in U. S. fertility and labor force participation trends . Demography...
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Demography (1986) 23 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 February 1986
...Barbara L. Devaney DEMOGRAPHY© Volume 23, Number 1 February 1986 AN ANALYSIS OF VARIATIONS IN U.S. FERTILITY AND FEMALE LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION TRENDS: A REPLY Barbara L. Devaney Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., P.O. Box 2393, Princeton, NJ 08540 REPLY It appears that the comment has two main...
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Demography (1983) 20 (2): 147–161.
Published: 01 May 1983
...Barbara Devaney Abstract This study is based on time series data from 1947–1977 on fertility and female labor force participation, and examines (a) the effects of male relative income and female earnings on the level and timing of fertility and female labor force participation, and (b) the relative...
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 455–466.
Published: 01 November 1997
...Steven Ruggles Abstract I use the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series to assess the potential effects of local labor-market conditions on long-term trends and race differences in marital instability. The rise of female labor-force participation and the increase in nonfarm employment are closely...
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Demography (1995) 32 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 February 1995
... to a large, significant reduction in work hours, due primarily to withdrawal from the labor force. Although the impact of nonhousehold member caregiving was insignificant, evidence of an effect was stronger when commitment of caregiving time was greater. Projections of female labor force participation rates...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 877–899.
Published: 24 April 2018
... of family behaviors—including female labor force participation and family structure—characteristics of household heads, and men’s earnings. The results showed that the change in men’s earnings was a dominant factor in accounting for the increasing income inequality and poverty. The change in age...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 693–717.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Wei-Hsin Yu Abstract Research on female labor-force participation has not fully explained why economic development has different effects on married women’s employment continuity across societies. I use life-history data from nationally representative samples of women in Japan and Taiwan to examine...
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Demography (1984) 21 (2): 171–183.
Published: 01 May 1984
... Women (1968–1973). The results demonstrate the importance of examining the underlying processes in women’s employment. Several differences are found between the determinants of employment exits and what might be expected from the cross-sectional and panel literature on female labor force participation...
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Demography (1971) 8 (3): 307–317.
Published: 01 August 1971
...John D. Kasarda Abstract This study empirically investigates the relationship between the economic structure of populations and their level of fertility, using data from censuses recently conducted in some 50 nations. Findings show that high rates of female labor force participation outside...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1931–1954.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Ester Fanelli; Paola Profeta Abstract For a sample of Central and Eastern European countries, characterized by historically high female labor force participation and currently low fertility rates, we analyze whether fathers' increased involvement in the family (housework and childcare) has...
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Demography (2001) 38 (3): 423–436.
Published: 01 August 2001
...John F. Sandberg; Sandra L. Hofferth Abstract In this paper we examine changes in the time American children spent with their parents between 1981 and 1997, and the contribution to these changes made by shifting patterns of female labor force participation, family structure, and parental education...
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Demography (1980) 17 (3): 297–322.
Published: 01 August 1980
... for the United States, 1972 reflected the extent to which the labor force participation of males exceeded that of females, but indicated that, on the average, half a woman’s lifetime between the ages of 16 and 65 was spent in the labor force. There were marked differences in the proportions, by age, of males...
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Published: 23 April 2020
Fig. 5 Relative earnings of women employed at age 50–59 by type of family trajectory and level of female labor force participation in 1980 ( child with partner, stretched = 1). Coefficients exponentiated (based on Table 5 , Model 3). Traditional trajectories have a solid fill; deviations have More
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Published: 23 April 2020
Fig. 3 Relative odds ratio to be employed for women aged 50–59, by type of family trajectory and level of female labor force participation in 1980 ( child with partner, stretched = 1). Coefficients are exponentiated (based on Table 4 , Model 3). Traditional trajectories have a solid fill More
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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 107–120.
Published: 01 February 1975
...Rosemary Santana Cooney Abstract While economic development has been associated with increased participation of females in the labor force, it remains problematic whether sexual equality within the labor force has also increased. This study examines the differentiation of structural variables...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 352–377.
Published: 01 June 1966
... between migrants and non-migrants; among both migrants and natives two-thirds of the labor-force participants were classified as laborers. Among women there was a large differential; 80 percent of female migrants were laborers as contrasted with 56 percent for natives. It is interesting to mention...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 427–439.
Published: 01 November 1971
... in the organization of their economy. The fact that the female labor force in non-agricultural pursuits does not react in a uniform way to levels of eco- nomic development is particularly strik- ing when female participation rates in Latin American and Middle Eastern countries are compared. The regional contrast...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 55–60.
Published: 01 March 1968
... association between women's work participation and fertility.' This in itself 1 Andrew Collver and Eleanor Langlois, "The Female Labor Force in Metropolitan Areas: an International Comparison," Economic De- velopment and Cultural Change, X (July, 1962), 367-85. 55 56 DEMOGRAPHY does not indicate...