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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 175–188.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Tom Fricke; Jay D. Teachman Abstract Using data from a Nepali population, this analysis argues that marriage style and postmarital living arrangements affect coital frequency to produce variations in the timing of first birth after marriage. Event history analysis of the first birth interval...
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Demography (1986) 23 (4): 509–523.
Published: 01 November 1986
... , P. N. M. , Preston , S. , & Dyson , T. ( 1984 ). Vital Rates in India, 1961–1981 . Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press . Bloom , D. E. ( 1982 ). Age patterns of women at first birth . Genus , 38 , 101 – 128 . Bloom , D. E. ( 1982 ). What’s...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 329–349.
Published: 01 August 1986
...John O. G. Billy; Nancy S. Landale; Steven D. McLaughlin Abstract The effect of the sequencing of marriage and first birth on marital dissolution among adolescent mothers is investigated. We compare three groups who had a first live birth before age 20: those married before becoming pregnant, those...
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Demography (1982) 19 (3): 301–314.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Craig St. John Abstract We examine race differences in the effects of age at first birth on the pace of subsequent fertility. If race differences in the pace of fertility persist net of age at first birth and socioeconomic variables, they will be taken as new support for the minority group status...
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Demography (1982) 19 (3): 351–370.
Published: 01 August 1982
...David E. Bloom Abstract This paper analyzes cross-cohort trends in the age pattern of women at first birth in the United States. The analysis involves fitting the Coale-McNeil marriage model to the age distribution of first birth frequencies for a number of recent white and nonwhite cohorts...
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Demography (1985) 22 (2): 185–198.
Published: 01 May 1985
... at first birth and the pace of subsequent fertility . Demography , 15 , 75 – 86 . 10.2307/2060491 Card J. ( 1981 ). Long-term consequences for children of teenage parents . Demography , 18 , 137156 – 137156 . 10.2307/2061089 Elder G. ( 1978 ). Family History and the Life...
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Demography (1986) 23 (1): 53–66.
Published: 01 February 1986
...-1980. WFS Scientific Report 69. Rindfuss R. , & Morgan. S. P. ( 1983 ). Marriage, sex, and the first birth interval: the quiet revolution in Asia . Populaton and Development Review: , 9 , 259 – 278 . 10.2307/1973052 Romaniuk A. ( 1974 ). Modernization and fertility...
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Demography (1986) 23 (1): nil1.
Published: 01 February 1986
... with Jay Teachman of the article "The Declining Significance of First-Birth Timing." Our apologies to Mr. Heckert for this oversight. 2) In the November 1985 issue an error in Goran Brostrom's article, "Practical Aspects of the Estimation of the Parameters in Coale's Model of Marital Fertility" may have...
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Demography (1991) 28 (2): 249–260.
Published: 01 May 1991
... in the proportion of premarital first births in Benin, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, and Nigeria. The analysis demonstrates that the exceptionally low proportion of premarital first births in Ghana is an artifact of the imputation procedures. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1991 1991...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 529–548.
Published: 01 November 1981
...Margaret Mooney Marini; Peter J. Hodsdon Abstract Analyzing data from a fifteen-year follow-up survey of high school students originally surveyed in 1957–58 and resurveyed in 1973–74, this paper examines the effects of the timing of marriage and first birth on subsequent child spacing, holding...
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Demography (1982) 19 (1): 53–63.
Published: 01 February 1982
...J. Richard Udry; R. L. Cliquet Abstract Recent work with samples of black and white urban American women showed a clear behavioral sequence relating age at menarche to age at first intercourse to age at first birth. This paper shows that the linking of ages at menarche, intercourse, marriage...
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Demography (1978) 15 (1): 75–86.
Published: 01 February 1978
...Larry L. Bumpass; Ronald R. Rindfuss; Richard B. Janosik Abstract Taking care to minimize the truncation bias inherent in cross-sectional data and controlling for other variables, this paper demonstrates the strong effects of both age and marital status at first birth on the pace of subsequent...
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Demography (2005) 42 (2): 259–273.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Rachel Sullivan Abstract Between 1990 and 2002, the age pattern of Type I first-birth rates (i.e., the hazard of a first birth) among U.S. women was bimodal. This pattern, driven by changing differential fertility patterns among racial and ethnic groups, reached its apex at the mid-1990s and had...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 165–188.
Published: 08 January 2018
... in the probability of transitioning to both marital and nonmarital motherhood, whereas black women with student loans are significantly more likely to transition to any first childbirth. Indebted white women experience only a decrease in the probability of a marital first birth. The results from this study suggest...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 933–959.
Published: 05 June 2017
...Barbara Hofmann; Michaela Kreyenfeld; Arne Uhlendorff Abstract In this article, we investigate the impact of job displacement on women’s first-birth rates as well as the variation in this effect over the business cycle. We use mass layoffs to estimate the causal effects of involuntary job loss...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1493–1516.
Published: 13 August 2011
... the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth show that 27.5% of mothers report an unintended first birth. We use event history methods to show that these women are significantly more likely than women with an intended first birth to have an unintended second birth than to have either no second birth...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 185–204.
Published: 08 January 2014
...C. Y. Cyrus Chu; Seik Kim; Wen-Jen Tsay Abstract This article investigates the time to first birth, treating coresidence with husband’s parents and labor supply as endogenous and using representative data on Taiwanese married women born during 1933–1968. We use a full-information maximum likelihood...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1451–1475.
Published: 05 July 2017
... preferences about nonmarital fertility, as stated before childbearing begins, predict their likelihood of having a nonmarital first birth. I track marriage and fertility histories through ages 24–30 of women asked at ages 11–16 whether they would consider unmarried childbearing. One-quarter of women who...
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1147–1166.
Published: 04 August 2015
... with the first birth is an important and understudied factor in determining completed family size, and policy-makers concerned about low fertility should pay attention to factors that influence the well-being of new parents. 22 6 2015 4 8 2015 © The Author(s) 2015 2015 Open Access...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1347–1371.
Published: 01 August 2021
... 2014 ). This pattern has been observed for the first birth and—albeit to a lesser extent—for the second birth; the third birth, by contrast, does not appear to increase happiness levels. Previous demographic research has analyzed extensively the effect of childbearing on parental well-being and how...
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