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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 903–931.
Published: 04 January 2013
... for the intensity of intergenerational contact and eldercare. 15 11 2012 4 1 2013 © Population Association of America 2012 2012 Sibship size Geographic proximity Intergenerational links Instrumental variable The geographic proximity between parents and their adult children plays...
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Demography (2023) 60 (3): 785–807.
Published: 01 June 2023
... fertility—her pregnancies and the ages and number of her children—is affected by her geographical proximity to her mother. The current study helps to close this gap by considering moves by either adult daughters or mothers that lead them to live nearby again. We use Belgian register data on a cohort...
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Demography (2022) 59 (4): 1299–1323.
Published: 01 August 2022
... in geographically proximate and socially proximate communities contributes to increases in local STI levels, even net of socioeconomic and demographic factors and prior STIs. These findings suggest that geographically proximate and socially connected communities influence one another's infection rates through...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 75–109.
Published: 01 February 2021
... than for fathers, suggesting potential gendered effects in the influence of offspring schooling. The results remained robust to controls for parent-child contact and geographic proximity, suggesting other avenues through which offspring education could affect parental health and a pathway for future...
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Published: 01 August 2022
graph's ties are based on spatial contiguity. The middle graph's ties are based on the 0.5% commuting cutoff (excluding commuting ties between geographically proximate communities). The rightmost map shows ties based on the public transit network (excluding transportation ties between geographically More
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1277–1304.
Published: 05 July 2017
... quartile are mobile, compared with only 9.6 % of respondents in the highest-income quartile. Lower-income households are also more likely than high-income households to live in close geographic proximity to kin, especially parents and siblings/extended kin, and this likelihood steadily diminishes as income...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 383–399.
Published: 01 May 2006
... stores, vacant lots, and malls. Proximity to such features is assumed if they are coincident with some geographic unit, such as census tracts. In using the unit-hazard coincidence method, these studies face the same dif culties in discerning neighborhood effects that we examined in this article...
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Demography (1995) 32 (1): 29–45.
Published: 01 February 1995
... of declining health and widowhood increased both the degree of non-coresident proximity and the likelihood of transition to coresidence. The findings portray a geographically resilient family that adjusts to the changing needs of its older members. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1995...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1295–1316.
Published: 13 June 2018
... countries in sub-Saharan Africa. We use a mother fixed-effects analysis to estimate the effect of recent organized violence events within a radius of 50 km of the home of each mother on the likelihood that her child is born in a health facility. The results indicate that geographical and temporal proximity...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 675–703.
Published: 26 March 2020
... include more than a decade’s worth of residential histories for households with children that are linked to census, geographic information system, and educational administrative data. We construct discrete-choice models of neighborhood selection that account for heterogeneity among household types...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1817–1841.
Published: 01 October 2021
... proximity on either side of a geographical boundary would be classed as having the same potential for support exchange and interaction as those living at opposite ends of the country. Meanwhile, instances where daughters lived in the same municipality as their parents could include cases where both...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 847–870.
Published: 01 June 2021
..., allows for examination of periods before and after grandparental death; and (5) repeated rounds of census data on residential location allow us to assess geographic proximity to kin. We focus on woman-years of exposure contributed by parous Jewish women of reproductive age during the years 1986...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1393–1414.
Published: 09 June 2020
... ; Gray 2005 ). Geographical proximity between the two generations is especially important: grandparents and their adult children need to live close to each other to allow the grandparents to provide childcare (Compton and Pollak 2014 ; Heylen et al. 2012 ). Beyond the current availability...
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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 285–310.
Published: 11 September 2012
... Residential location The geographic proximity of parents and adult children has important implications for intergenerational contacts; transfers; and, potentially, emotional ties (Lawton et al. 1994 ). Considerable research has examined the determinants and consequences of physical distance between...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 811–834.
Published: 25 April 2014
... highlighted the spatial pattern of health risks and inequalities (Chaix 2009 ; Elliott and Wartenberg 2004 ; Thornton and Olson 2011 ). The “space” perspective emphasizes the roles of relative locations and geographic proximity in structuring contagious processes of diseases and health-related knowledge...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 379–399.
Published: 21 March 2015
..., proximity to parents is gender-neutral. Educational attainment has a large influence on geographic mobility and thus on intergenerational proximity, with better-educated couples tending to live farther from their parents. We find that each partner’s educational level contributes equally to the proximity...
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Demography (2024) 61 (2): 337–361.
Published: 01 April 2024
...? Are longevity results robust to controls for geographic proximity of the veteran to the grandchild? Is there evidence of overeating among ex-POWs?  Older ex-POWs were more likely to be overweight after the war than younger ex-POWs, but only male-line grandsons of younger ex-POWs were overweight ( Costa 2023...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1005–1027.
Published: 21 June 2011
... 2,700 children who moved to a different region before age 18 to ensure that our estimate of the effect of father’s geographic proximity is not due to the child’s or mother’s relocation. Finally, as explained earlier, we restrict the sample to children whose father is categorized as either proximate...
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 489–514.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Sean F. Reardon; Stephen A. Matthews; David O’Sullivan; Barrett A. Lee; Glenn Firebaugh; Chad R. Farrell; Kendra Bischoff Abstract This article addresses an aspect of racial residential segregation that has been largely ignored in prior work: the issue of geographic scale. In some metropolitan...
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 February 1998
... include the re- spondent with only one randomly selected parent or in-law in order to avoid autocorrelation. Because the effects of most variables replicate results from the core sample, the full dyad models are not reported in the tables. The three dependent variables are geographic proximity, contact...