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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 557–572.
Published: 01 August 2002
...M. Giovanna Merli; Herbert L. Smith Abstract Has China’s strict one-child policy been successful in changing fertility preferences? Using linked data from surveys conducted in four counties of northern China in 1991 and 1994, we compare reproductive behavior against prior fertility preferences...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 295–320.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Dana O. Sarnak; Amy Tsui; Fredrick Makumbi; Simon Peter Sebina Kibira; Saifuddin Ahmed Abstract Although many studies have examined the influence of women's fertility preferences on subsequent fertility behavior and the role of contraceptive use intentions on unmet need, very few have explored...
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Demography (2016) 53 (2): 541–566.
Published: 01 March 2016
... with a son preference skew the sex composition of their children via gender discrimination in relative care and fertility-stopping rules. The case of “missing women,” a phenomenon that Sen ( 1990 ) brought to the public’s attention, refers to a substantial deficit of girls in the population resulting...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1261–1281.
Published: 16 September 2016
...) distortions from the bottom up and attempts to quantify plausible levels, trends, and interactions of son preference, technology diffusion, and fertility decline that underpin SRB trajectories at the macro level. Calibrating our model for South Korea, we show how even as the proportion with a preference...
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Demography (1987) 24 (1): 139–142.
Published: 01 February 1987
...Fred Arnold 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1987 1987 Family Planning High Parity Desire Family Size World Fertility Survey International Statistical Institute References Arnold , F. ( 1985 ). Measuring the effect of sex preference on fertility...
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Demography (1987) 24 (1): 137–138.
Published: 01 February 1987
... in Family Planning , 12 , 100 – 109 . 10.2307/1966371 Arnold , F. ( 1985 ). Measuring the effect of sex preference on fertility: The case of Korea . Demography , 22 , 280 – 288 . 10.2307/2061182 Chen , L. C. , Huq , E. , & D’Souza , S. ( 1981 ). Sex bias...
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Demography (1985) 22 (2): 280–288.
Published: 01 May 1985
... of Economic Factors on Fertility Behavior . Seoul : Korean Institute for Family Planning . Chung B. M. , Cha J.-H. , & Lee. S. J. ( 1974 ). Boy Preference and Family Planning in Korea . Seoul : Korean Institute for Research in the Behavioral Sciences . Cleland J...
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Demography (1987) 24 (4): 517–530.
Published: 01 November 1987
... . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research . Arnold , F. ( 1985 ). Measuring the effect of sex preference on fertility: The case of Korea . Demography , 22 , 280 – 288 . 10.2307/2061182 Basu , D. N. , Roy , R. , & Nikhil , P. ( 1979...
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Demography (2020) 57 (3): 927–951.
Published: 19 May 2020
...Seik Kim; Sam-Ho Lee Abstract Using Korean data, this study investigates whether son-favoring ideas or the preference for sons affect fertility decisions. Son-favoring fertility behavior in Korea is of interest because the sex ratio at birth has recovered to a natural level after having been very...
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Demography (2022) 59 (1): 61–88.
Published: 01 February 2022
... for the next child born. To establish a conceptual framework for understanding changes in birth spacing, I first introduce three potential explanations that link fertility and birth spacing decisions: economic conditions, investment in children, and son preference ( Casterline and Odden 2016 ; Pörtner...
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Demography (1980) 17 (4): 365–378.
Published: 01 November 1980
...Ronald Freedman; Deborah S. Freedman; Arland D. Thornton Abstract Changing fertility expectations and preferences from 1962 to 1977 are compared with final parity in a longitudinal study. Results are strongly affected by initial parity in 1962. Final parity, 27 percent below expectations for those...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1715–1737.
Published: 26 April 2013
...Sara Yeatman; Christie Sennott; Steven Culpepper Abstract Dynamic theories of family size preferences posit that they are not a fixed and stable goal but rather are akin to a moving target that changes within individuals over time. Nonetheless, in high-fertility contexts, changes in family size...
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Demography (1984) 21 (3): 423–429.
Published: 01 August 1984
.... , & Thornton A. D. ( 1980 ). Changes in Fertility Expectations and Preferences between 1962 and 1977: Their Relation to Final Parity . Demography , 17 , 265 – 378 . 10.2307/2061151 Henry F. ( 1982 ). Multivariate Analysis and Ordinal Data . American Sociological Review , 47 , 299...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 1975–2001.
Published: 12 November 2020
... devotions: Career and family among women executives . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Bongaarts , J. ( 2001 ). Fertility and reproductive preferences in post-transitional societies . Population and Development Review , 27 , 260 – 281 . 10.1111/j.1728-4457.2001.00194.x...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 269–292.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Level in Korea . Korea Journal of Population and Development , 26 ( 1 ), 43 – 60 . Larsen , U. , Chun , W. , & Das Gupta , M. ( 1998 ). Fertility and Son Preferences in Korea . Population Studies , 52 , 317 – 25 . 10.1080/0032472031000150496 Lee , J. ( 2005...
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Demography (1981) 18 (1): 27–37.
Published: 01 February 1981
... and practical method of measuring sex preferences. The results further indicate that parity progression ratio measures inherently underestimate the effect of sex preferences on individual fertility because they incorrectly assume that sex preferences (a) are homogeneous within the population and (b) can only...
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Demography (1979) 16 (3): 377–388.
Published: 01 August 1979
...Gary H. McClelland Abstract The two methods commonly used to assess the effect of sex preferences on fertility are inadequate to the task. Parity progression ratio analyses suffer from logical problems stemming from the heterogeneity of sex preferences and the riskiness of fertility decisions...
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Demography (1974) 11 (4): 587–611.
Published: 01 November 1974
...Lolagene C. Coombs Abstract A new method for measuring preferences for number of children is presented and related to the subsequent fertility of a panel of married women over a five-year period. The I -scales, developed on the basis of unfolding theory, reflect the individual’s utility function...
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Demography (1983) 20 (3): 313–331.
Published: 01 August 1983
...C. Shannon Stokes; Yeu-Sheng Hsieh Abstract The impact of female employment on fertility preferences and behavior is examined with data from a 1980national sample of Taiwanese women. The guiding hypothesis is that the greater the involvement of women in the impersonal market sector, the lower...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 787–809.
Published: 08 May 2015
...Julia Andrea Behrman Abstract Demographic scholarship suggests that schooling plays an important role in transforming fertility preferences in the early stages of fertility decline. However, there is limited evidence on the relationship between schooling and fertility preferences that addresses...
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