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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 923–934.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Torkild Hovde Lyngstad; Alexia Prskawetz Abstract Individuals’ fertility decisions are shaped not only by their own characteristics and life course paths but also by social interaction with others. However, in practice, it is difficult to disentangle the role of social interaction from other...
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Demography (2001) 38 (1): 43–58.
Published: 01 February 2001
... and Development Review , 19 , 467 – 96 . 10.2307/2938463 Reynar, A.R. 2000. “Fertility Decision Making by Couples Amongst the Luo of Kenya.” PhD dissertation, Graduate Group in Demography, University of Pennsylvania. Rutenberg , N. , & Watkins , S.C. ( 1997 ). The Buzz Outside...
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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 519–533.
Published: 01 November 1983
...Linda J. Beckman; Rhonda Aizenberg; Alan B. Forsythe; Tom Day Abstract Longitudinal survey data from 509 couples who at Time 1 interview had recently married or had their first child did not support the hypothesis that demographic factors influence fertility intentions, decisions, and outcomes only...
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Demography (1989) 26 (1): 125–135.
Published: 01 February 1989
... – 144 . Beckman , L. J. ( 1983 ). Communication, power, and the influence of social networks in couple decisions on fertility . In R. A. Bulatao , & R. D. Lee (Eds.), Determinants of Fertility in Developing Countries (pp. 413 – 443 ). New York : Academic Press...
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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 (2017) 54 (1): 3–22.
Published: 09 January 2017
... their fertility to achieve reproductive goals. Families experiencing child fatalities show significant increases in the hazard of additional births. In addition, the sex composition of the surviving sibset also appears to have influenced reproductive decisions in a significant but changing way. The findings offer...
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Demography (1976) 13 (3): 329–338.
Published: 01 August 1976
....1540-4560.1967.tb00983.x DEMOGRAPHV© Volume 13, Number 3 August 1976 THE RELATION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL, SOCIAL, AND ECONOMIC VARIABLES TO FERTILITY-RELATED DECISIONS James J. Jaccard Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 Andrew R. Davidson Battelle...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 45–70.
Published: 11 January 2017
...Karen Benjamin Guzzo Abstract Children from prior relationships potentially complicate fertility decision-making in new cohabitations and marriages. On the one hand, the “value of children” perspective suggests that unions with and without stepchildren have similar—and deliberate—reasons for shared...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1893–1915.
Published: 08 October 2015
... theoretical and qualitative work at the intersection of demography and cultural sociology suggests that these patterns are generated because poor women have high, nearly unattainable, economic standards for marriage but make a much weaker connection between economic standing and fertility decisions. We use...
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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 439–460.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Lucie Schmidt Abstract The existing literature on marriage and fertility decisions pays little attention to the roles played by risk preferences and uncertainty. However, given uncertainty regarding the availability of suitable marriage partners, the ability to contracept, and the ability...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1687–1714.
Published: 24 May 2013
... course. We investigate the timing of fertility decisions and housing choices with respect to each other. We model childbearing and housing transitions jointly to control for time-invariant unobserved characteristics of women, which may simultaneously influence their fertility behavior and housing choices...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 243–266.
Published: 06 January 2020
... statistical data sets (SSD) of Statistics Netherlands, we identify two networks—the network of colleagues at the workplace and the network of siblings in the family—to examine the influence of network partners on individual fertility decisions. Discrete-time event-history models with random effects provide...
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Demography (1992) 29 (4): 503–521.
Published: 01 November 1992
... limitation in this setting. The evidence also demonstrates the importance of including measures of husbands’ experiences in models of fertility decisions. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1992 1992 Organization Framework Fertility Decline Family Planning Program Fertility...
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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 535–540.
Published: 01 November 1983
... probability of a child surviving to a given age of a parent. The possibility of committing the ecological fallacy makes precise prediction difficult. We critically analyze an existing mathematical model of family fertility decisions. We show that, by incorporating more data (here, on birth order) in a more...
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Demography (1993) 30 (4): 653–681.
Published: 01 November 1993
... fertility decisions as predictors of disruption of the marriage. We find that the hazard of disruption has strong negative effects on the hazard of marital childbearing, lengthening the intervals between births and decreasing the chances that a child will be born. This effect appears to be strongest...
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Demography (1994) 31 (4): 651–662.
Published: 01 November 1994
... child care considerations and fertility decision making among Bangkok women. Although the two-child family has become the norm in recent years, and although most respondents said that ideally they would like to have two children, a high proportion of women surveyed said they planned to only have one...
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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 (2016) 53 (1): 27–53.
Published: 10 December 2015
... of having a baby, and responses are strongest among women who are most likely to consider childcare costs when making fertility decisions—namely, married women and women with a graduate degree. Given that native women also respond to immigrant inflows by working long hours, this article concludes...
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Demography (1989) 26 (2): 287–299.
Published: 01 May 1989
...David M. Blau; Philip K. Robins Abstract A sample of labor-market and birth histories is used to estimate the effects of child-care costs on employment and fertility decisions. A reduced-form empirical analysis is performed, which is based on hazard functions for transitions among various fertility...
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Demography (1973) 10 (4): 599–618.
Published: 01 November 1973
... additional children, indications which may prove useful for understanding fertility decisions and for predicting completed fertility. A method is described for assessing the FSUF with data obtainable by interview surveys, and case studies of actual FSUF’s are presented. The article concludes with theoretical...