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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 271–281.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Yong Cai Abstract The fertility level in China is a matter of uncertainty and controversy. This paper applies Preston and Coale’s (1982) variable-r method to assess the fertility level in China. By using data from China’s 1990 and 2000 censuses as well as annual population change surveys...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 525–536.
Published: 01 November 1971
... the nonlinear and linear models yield an estimate of .843 as the ratio between Amish and Hutterite natural fertility schedules. DEMOGRAPHY Volume 8, Number 4 November 1971 A NEW METHOD FOR ESTIMATING THE LEVEL OF NATURAL FERTILITY IN POPULATIONS PRACTICING BIRTH CONTROL Thomas J. Espenshade International...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1407–1432.
Published: 29 September 2012
...Parfait M. Eloundou-Enyegue; Sarah C. Giroux Abstract Research on the schooling implications of fertility transitions often faces an aggregation problem: despite policy interest in macro-level outcomes, empirical studies usually focus on the micro-level effects of sibsize on schooling. This article...
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Demography (1976) 13 (4): 513–519.
Published: 01 November 1976
... ). Nuptiality, Fertility and Reproductivity . Skandinavisk Aktuarietidskrift , 14 , 125 – 157 . DEMOGRAPHV@ Volume 13, Number 4 November 1976 INFLUENCE OF INSTANTANEOUS FERTILITY DECLINE TO REPLACEMENT LEVEL ON POPULATION GROWTH: AN ALTERNATIVE MODEL s. Mitra Department of Sociology and Anthropology...
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Published: 28 January 2020
Fig. 7 Total fertility rate ( xTFR ) by race and household income level. We estimate TFR from age-sex distributions within race-income categories using the U.S. Current Population Survey (CPS) March Social and Economic Supplements, combined over 2010–2018. White corresponds to those reporting More
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Published: 01 April 2024
Fig. 1 Births are about equal when fertility is at replacement level (time t 0 ) and a generation earlier (time t 0  − µ). Births peak at an intermediate time, approximately equal to t 0  − µ  /  2. More
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Demography (1985) 22 (4): 635–637.
Published: 01 November 1985
...R. E. Rickson; J. -Y. Parlange; M. J. Guilfoyle 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1985 1985 Mortality Level Respective Control Group Ecological Fallacy Ecological Correlation Family Fertility References Gove W. R. , & Hughes M. ( 1980...
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Demography (1985) 22 (4): 633–634.
Published: 01 November 1985
.... , & Rickson R. E. ( 1983 ). Mortality levels and family fertility goals . Demography , 20 , 535 – 540 . 10.2307/2061118 DEMOGRAPHY© Volume 22, Number 4 November 1985 COMMENT ON J.-Y. PARLANGE, M. J. GUILFOYLE, AND R. E. RICKSON'S "MORTALITY LEVELS AND FAMILY FERTILITY GOALS" s. Krishnamoorthy...
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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 535–540.
Published: 01 November 1983
...J. Y. Parlange; M. J. Guilfoyle; R. E. Rickson Abstract The relationship between mortality levels and family fertility goals is a fundamental problem in the theory of the demographic transition. This paper deals with the logical problems of estimating family fertility rates from the expected...
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Demography (1978) 15 (1): 113–129.
Published: 01 February 1978
...Jay D. Teachman; Dennis P. Hogan; Donald J. Bogue Abstract One of the major goals of family planning programs worldwide has been to reduce the level of fertility in hopes of slowing the rate of natural increase and promoting social and economic development. Such programs have now been in existence...
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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 (1973) 10 (2): 225–241.
Published: 01 May 1973
.... The specific relation between fertility and migration varies depending on the measure of migration used: Compared to nonmigrants in their place of destination, the fertility levels of lifetime migrants are not very different; but those of 5-year migrants are considerably lower. Regardless of migration status...
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Demography (1970) 7 (2): 121–134.
Published: 01 May 1970
...Yoshihiro Tsubouchi Abstract Changes in fertility for the 46 prefectures of Japan are traced from 1920 to 1965, using census and vital statistics. During the period, substantial declines were recorded in both marital-fertility levels and the proportions of women of childbearing age who were married...
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 801–819.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Robert Schoen Abstract Low fertility levels and later childbearing in many developed countries have reinvigorated the debate between period and cohort perspectives on fertility and on the meaningfulness of the period total fertility rate (TFR). Here, fertility-timing effects are defined as level...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1059–1080.
Published: 22 June 2011
... serious sources of bias that together significantly overstate fertility levels: difficulties in estimating the size of immigrant groups; the tendency for migration to occur at a particular stage in life; and, most importantly, the tendency for women to have a birth soon after migration. When these sources...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 641–656.
Published: 01 June 1967
... diferencia más grande entre las tasasdefecundidad urbano-rural prevaleció entre los chinos. Summary During theearlypostwar years up to1957, the three main races in Malaya-Malays, Chinese, and Indians—experienced some differences in their levels of fertility. The lowest fertility was recorded among the Malays...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1543–1569.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Hannaliis Jaadla; Alice Reid; Eilidh Garrett; Kevin Schürer; Joseph Day Abstract We use individual-level census data for England and Wales for the period 1851–1911 to investigate the interplay between social class and geographical context determining patterns of childbearing during the fertility...
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Demography (2016) 53 (1): 55–83.
Published: 19 January 2016
...Isabel Günther; Kenneth Harttgen Abstract Economists have often argued that high fertility rates are mainly driven by women’s demand for children (and not by family planning efforts) with low levels of unwanted fertility across countries (and hence with little room for family planning efforts...
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Demography (2016) 53 (1): 117–137.
Published: 28 January 2016
...Kathryn Grace; Stuart Sweeney Abstract In some contemporary populations, fertility levels appear to plateau, with women maintaining a consistently high level of fertility for a relatively extended period. Because this plateau does not reflect the historical patterns observed in Europe, the focus...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 891–916.
Published: 16 May 2019
... and grandchildren and decompose the overall trend into the effect of changing mortality, fertility level, and fertility timing. We show that changes in mutual exposure of grandparent and grandchild generations may have contributed to an increasing association between grandparents’ and grandchildren’s educational...
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