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Demography (1981) 18 (3): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 1981
...Lynn K. White Abstract The previously observed aggregate relationship between marriage rates and female work opportunities is not found among black Americans. Alternative definitions of family formation which take illegitimacy into consideration are explored and also found to be unrelated to black...
Published: 21 September 2015
Fig. 4 Predicted survival curves of transitions to first marriage for urban females by education More
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Demography (1981) 18 (2): 201–216.
Published: 01 May 1981
...Robert Schoen Abstract The “two-sex problem” is one of attempting to preserve the essential character of male and female rates of marriage (or birth), since the expression of those rates is influenced both by the age-sex composition of the population and the underlying age-sex schedule...
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Demography (1985) 22 (1): 101–114.
Published: 01 February 1985
... Married, Widowed, and Divorced provide a detailed description of the experience of male and female cohorts born 1888–1950. Recent cohorts show a clear reversal of previous trends toward earlier and more universal marriage. There has been a steady rise in divorce, with 46 percent of male and 42 percent...
Published: 21 March 2019
Fig. 3 Probability of ever marrying by education for females, 1960–2012. Marriage probabilities are based on multiple-decrement period measures. Estimates for 2011–2012 use 2010 mortality rates. Estimates by education are interpolated from 1988 through 2007 (indicated by dashed vertical lines More
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Demography (1983) 20 (1): 61–78.
Published: 01 February 1983
...Robert Schoen Abstract The “marriage squeeze,” or the effect on marriage of an imbalance between the numbers of males and females, has been seen as having a great influence on contemporary marriage behavior. Nonetheless, the literature does not contain a clear definition of exactly what a marriage...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 77–100.
Published: 17 December 2011
...). To counteract the limitations of cross-sectional methods commonly used to assess the severity of marriage squeezes, I use a two-sex cohort-based procedure to simulate marriage patterns over the twenty-first century based on the female dominance model. I also examine two more-flexible marriage functions...
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Demography (1977) 14 (3): 333–350.
Published: 01 August 1977
... in the associated male and female one-sex nuptiality-mortality tables. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1977 1977 Life Table Marriage Market Marriage Rate Harmonic Mean Marriage Squeeze References Bartlett , M. S. ( 1973 ). A Note on Das Gupta’s Two-Sex Population...
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Demography (1975) 12 (2): 209–222.
Published: 01 May 1975
... There Be a Marriage Function? . In T. N. E. Greville (Ed.), Population Dynamics (pp. 107 – 135 ). New York : Academic Press . Pollard, J. H. 1971. Mathematical Models of the Fourth Conference on Mathematics of Population, East-West Center, Honolulu. Preston Samuel H. ( 1973 ). Female...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 1119–1145.
Published: 08 May 2017
... been associated with such changes since the mid-1990s, and whether poverty has fallen equiproportionately for male- and female-headed households. Lower female headship is associated with higher gross domestic product. However, other subtle transformations occurring across Africa—changes in marriage...
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Demography (2006) 43 (1): 79–98.
Published: 01 February 2006
.... Patterns in divorce risks are rather similar in same-sex and opposite-sex marriages, but divorce-risk levels are considerably higher in same-sex marriages. The divorce risk for female partnerships is double that for male partnerships. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2006 2006...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 147–169.
Published: 09 January 2020
.... The period begins with the introduction of registered partnership for same-sex couples and also covers the introduction of formal same-sex marriage in 2009. We use register data for the complete population of Sweden to contrast patterns in male and female same-sex marriage formation and divorce. We show...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 183–208.
Published: 21 January 2015
... and education, and changing propensities that allow for greater educational homogamy and reduced educational asymmetries—to future population projections. Future population prospects for India indicate three trends that will impact marriage patterns: (1) female deficit in sex ratios at birth; (2) declining...
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Demography (1969) 6 (2): 185–221.
Published: 01 May 1969
... is maintained in the population, the female component grows as a multi-type Galton-Watson process. Under such circumstances, the females have perfect freedom in their choice of marriage partner, and the use of a multi-type Galton-Watson process is very realistic. The same result is true for the male component...
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Demography (1993) 30 (1): 103–126.
Published: 01 February 1993
... generation. We hypothesize that locational factors, especially diverse economic opportunities, were important in shaping this marriage pattern. Separate multilevel analyses are conducted for females and for males living in urban and in rural places. Although significant effects for a variety of contextual...
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Demography (1991) 28 (4): 549–570.
Published: 01 November 1991
...Anju Malhotra Abstract Many Asian societies are undergoing a nuptiality transition that is not only tied integrally to other aspects of family organization, but is also often more complex than standard studies of female age at marriage can reveal. To comprehend some of this complexity, we focus...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 549–569.
Published: 01 November 1971
...Charles Hirschman; Judah Matras Abstract The system of nuptiality probabilities for never married males and females, the “marriage regime,” is viewed as a population transformation, which operates on a population thereby changing the composition. The marriage regime has many properties common...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1423–1449.
Published: 15 July 2014
... explores the potential role of another set of dynamics that may drive these patterns: namely, selection into live birth. Epidemiological evidence indicates that the characteristic female survival advantage may begin before birth. If stress accompanying unstable marriages has biological effects on fecundity...
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Published: 21 September 2015
Fig. 2 Kaplan-Meier survival curves of transitions to first marriage for urban females by education More
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Demography (1976) 13 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 February 1976
... sets of assumptions relating to this interval have been propounded in the recent past. All of them are based on the assumption that the females under study are susceptible to conception at the time of marriage. However, in certain situations, where some of the females already pregnant at the time...