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Demography (2006) 43 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 February 2006
... of living, and insurance against living in poverty. Although returns to a college education in the form of earnings remained higher for women than for men over the entire period, trends in these returns do not provide a plausible explanation for gender-specific trends in college completion. But when broader...
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Demography (2003) 40 (3): 543–568.
Published: 01 August 2003
...William P. Bridges Abstract It is often assumed that occupational segregation by gender is readily interpretable as an index of inequality between men and women in the labor force. Although this view has been challenged, the development and dissemination of analytic tools that could test...
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Published: 08 May 2015
Fig. 1 Overall segregation by gender, race/ethnicity, and gender and race/ethnicity (index M ), 1940–2010 More
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 935–961.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Guy Stecklov; Calogero Carletto; Carlo Azzarri; Benjamin Davis Abstract This article examines the dynamics and causes of the shift in the gender composition of migration, and more particularly, in women’s access to migration opportunities and decision-making. Our analysis focuses on Albania...
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Demography (2000) 37 (3): 299–311.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Karen Oppenheim Mason; Herbert L. Smith Abstract Using data from Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines, we explore how gender context influences (1) husband-wife concordance in the demand for children and (2) the impact of each spouse’s fertility preferences on contraceptive use...
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Demography (2004) 41 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 May 2004
... : Harvard University Press . Benham L. ( 1974 ). Benefits of Women’s Education Within Marriage . Journal of Political Economy , 82 ( 2 ), 57 – 71 . 10.1086/260291 Bianchi S.M. , Subaiya L. , & Kahn J.R. ( 1999 ). The Gender Gap in the Economic Well-being...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 509–528.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Parfait M. Eloundou-Enyegue Abstract In this study, I used a life-table approach to estimate how much hypothetical reductions in pregnancy-related dropouts would help close the gender gap in educational attainment. Using the schooling histories of 6,686 pupils, I partitioned Cameroon’s gender gap...
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Demography (1989) 26 (3): 411–423.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Jay D. Teachman; Paul T. Schollaert Abstract We address the impact of the gender of children on birth timing. Our findings suggest that a preference to balance the gender of children affects the timing of births, not a preference for either sons or daughters. At parity 2, women with children...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1791–1825.
Published: 19 September 2019
... of marriage among bisexuals, one of the most disadvantaged but understudied sexual minority groups, although a few have shown mixed results for gays and lesbians. Similarly, no research has examined how the gender composition of a couple may shape bisexuals’ health outcomes above and beyond the effects...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1415–1435.
Published: 14 August 2020
... the underlying mechanisms driving differences in noncognitive skills and other outcomes. This article provides empirical evidence that parental time investments, defined as the amount of time that parents spend participating in activities with their child, change differentially by child gender following...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2143–2167.
Published: 25 September 2020
... mortality in India have remained under 1.00, which is indicative of a female mortality disadvantage that is attributable to social (gender) discrimination processes because males are biologically more vulnerable to mortality in infancy and, to a lesser extent, in early childhood. Particularly in the age...
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Published: 03 December 2019
Fig. 2 Age and gender of survey respondents in each country. Estimates throughout this article use sampling weights to account for sample design and nonresponse. More
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Published: 06 January 2020
Fig. 5 Colleague effects by focal person’s and network partner’s gender More
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Published: 06 January 2020
Fig. 6 Sibling effects by focal person’s and network partner’s gender More
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Published: 29 January 2020
Fig. 2 Predicted wages by trajectory and gender. Data are estimated from Model 7, Table 4 . Error bars are 95% confidence intervals. SH steady high, SMH steady medium-high, LE late entry, EE early exit, MTL medium temporary low, LLE low to late entry. More
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 249–268.
Published: 01 February 2010
... . Demography India , 24 , 245 – 58 . Bhat P.N.M. ( 2002 ). On the Trail of ‘Missing’ Indian Females. II: Illusion and Reality . Economic and Political Weekly , 21 , 5244 – 63 . Bhat P.N.M. , & Zavier A.J.F. ( 2003 ). Fertility Decline and Gender Bias in Northern India...
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Demography (2008) 45 (4): 907–926.
Published: 01 November 2008
... with men, women have lower Modified-Mini Mental Status Exam (M-MMSE) scores for overall cognitive functioning. Cognitive resources in childhood and adulthood are jointly associated with the M-MMSE score. About 83% of the gender gap in mean M-MMSE scores is attributable to gaps in men’s and women’s...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 147–167.
Published: 01 February 2009
... by gender. This project is the _ rst to compare explicitly the impact of childbirth and family migration on women’s earnings, and it extends prior cross-sectional and longitudinal studies on isolated countries by providing a direct contrast between two major industrialized nations, using comparable measures...
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Demography (1988) 25 (2): 221–234.
Published: 01 May 1988
...Sheila Fitzgerald Krein; Andrea H. Beller Abstract This article examines the effect of living in a single-parent family on educational attainment by gender and race. According to household production theory, the reduction in parental resources for human capital investment in children living...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 137–158.
Published: 01 February 2007
..., however, are based on middle-aged male populations and pay insufficient attention to the pathways between childhood risks and specific adult disorders. This article examines gender differences in the link between childhood SES and heart attack risk trajectories and the mechanisms by which early...