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Demography (1979) 16 (4): 493–521.
Published: 01 November 1979
... evidence that changes in birth spacing played an important part in the initial phase of the fertility transition. Rather, the underlying process appears to involve a change from fertility patterns that were characterized by the absence of parity-dependent control to one in which attempts to terminate...
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Demography (1986) 23 (2): 161–184.
Published: 01 May 1986
... fertility. Regional analysis shows several states on the east coast with persistent high fertility, although the revolution in marital postponement is national in scope. 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1986 1986 Total Fertility Rate Fertility Transition Marital Fertility...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1543–1569.
Published: 01 July 2020
... transition. We also consider the effect of spatial mobility or lifetime migration on individual fertility behavior in the early phases of demographic modernization. Prior research on the fertility transition in England and Wales has demonstrated substantial variation in fertility levels and declines...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1773–1796.
Published: 26 August 2015
... Fertility transition Family planning Electrification Television In most developing countries, fertility is declining, albeit at different speeds within and across countries. The debate about the causes of that heterogeneity and the very slow progress in some areas is typically also a debate about...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 747–770.
Published: 01 November 2007
... investigation focuses on a setting in rural Nepal that experienced a transition from virtually no use of birth control in 1945 to the widespread use of birth control by 1995 to limit fertility. Changes in the availability of many different dimensions of health services provide the means to evaluate...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 169–199.
Published: 17 January 2019
...Sebastian Klüsener; Martin Dribe; Francesco Scalone Abstract Most studies on the fertility transition have focused either on macro-level trends or on micro-level patterns with limited geographic scope. Much less attention has been given to the interplay between individual characteristics...
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Demography (1992) 29 (4): 487–502.
Published: 01 November 1992
...Etienne van de Walle Abstract One of the preconditions of the fertility transition, as stated by A.J. Coale, is that reproductive decisions must be within the calculus of conscious choice. It is suggested that the change in mentality which leads to family limitation includes “numeracy about...
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Demography (1991) 28 (4): 535–548.
Published: 01 November 1991
...Cormac Ó Gráda Abstract Recent analyses of Ireland’s marital fertility transition based on the Princeton I g and the Stanford CPA measures are reassessed. Revised county estimates of I g are subjected to regression analysis, and added insight into CPA is offered by comparing Ireland with Scotland...
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Demography (1989) 26 (3): 467–470.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Douglas L. Anderton 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1989 1989 Birth Interval Fertility Decline Fertility Transition Marital Fertility Birth Spacing References Anderton , D. , & Bean , L. ( 1985 ). Birth spacing and fertility limitation...
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Demography (1987) 24 (2): 143–162.
Published: 01 May 1987
... to assess the relative contributions of starting, spacing, and stopping to changes in family size during the initial phases of the fertility transition. The results suggest that in rural Germany, attempts to terminate childbearing prior to the end of the reproductive span were far more important...
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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 (1997) 34 (4): 443–454.
Published: 01 November 1997
...Karen Oppenheim Mason Abstract In this essay. I suggest that the crisis in our understanding of fertility transitions is more apparent than real. Although most existing theories of fertility transition have been partially or wholly discredited, this reflects a tendency to assume that all fertility...
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Demography (1994) 31 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Timothy W. Guinnane; Barbara S. Okun; James Trussell Abstract The Princeton project on the decline of fertility in Europe (the European Fertility Project) suggested that this historical fertility transition occurred virtually simultaneously in a wide variety of economic and social environments...
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Demography (2016) 53 (1): 117–137.
Published: 28 January 2016
... of the components of stalled fertility as they pertain to Guatemala, the only Central American country to have experienced a stalled fertility decline. 3 12 2015 28 1 2016 © Population Association of America 2016 2016 Fertility transition Parity Ethnicity Guatemala Conventional...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 3–22.
Published: 09 January 2017
..., and indicate if changes were made. Demographic transition Fertility Mortality Sex-preferences Europe This study addresses the role of childhood mortality for reproductive decision-making during the demographic transition. It is widely held that before the transition, reproductive decisions...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1793–1815.
Published: 01 October 2021
... . Economic Geography , 93 , 1 – 23 . Beach B. , & Hanlon W. W. ( 2019 ). Censorship, family planning, and the historical fertility transition (NBER Working Paper No. 25752). Cambridge, MA : National Bureau of Economic Research . Becker G. S. , Murphy K. M...
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Demography (1989) 26 (1): 137–148.
Published: 01 February 1989
... From 1855 to I960 and of Completeness of Enumeration in the Censuses From 1880 to 1960 . Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press . David , P. A. , & Sanderson , W. C. ( 1986 ). Rudimentary contraceptive methods and the American transition to marital fertility control, 1855...
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Demography (2001) 38 (1): 59–66.
Published: 01 February 2001
...-Number 1, February 2001: 59 66 59 INCREASING FERTILITY IN COHABITING UNIONS: EVIDENCE FOR THE SECOND DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION IN THE UNITED STATES?* R. KELLY RALEY previously important distinction between marriage and co- habitation, namely fertility behavior, is beginning to fade. One potential indication...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 363–373.
Published: 01 March 1967
...Alvan O. Zarate Summary Recent investigations indicate that fertility is not universally associated with urbanization and economic development in the manner predicted by the theory of the demographic transition. It is possible, however, that these investigations only partially test the theory...
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Published: 29 September 2012
Fig. 2 Four components capturing the influences of both fertility transitions and socioeconomic change More