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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 1101–1103.
Published: 25 April 2013
... to return to the United States in the future. In this comment, I note the limitations of these data in addressing the effects of employer mandates and argue for a less-restrictive identification scheme. Federal Authority Unauthorized Immigrant Friendly Policy Identity Fraud Good Employment...
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Demography (1986) 23 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 February 1986
... is justified not only on statistical grounds as noted. Indeed, high levels of female participation in the labor force may be explained by good employment opportunities for women. The proportions of men in professional occupations, although relatively small in their general level, are very significant...
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Demography (1991) 28 (2): 323–332.
Published: 01 May 1991
... poverty rate noted above, which rests on the presumption that poverty rates vary across industries and particularly that they are relatively high in the service industries. This assumption is made easily because of the common perception that service-industry employment is more likely (than goods-producing...
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Demography (2016) 53 (2): 365–391.
Published: 21 March 2016
...-traditional gender beliefs), whether they believe gender is a barrier to a “good” job (1 = perceives gender as barrier), and whether a woman expects to work at age 35 (the reference and modal category), work and raise a family, or raise a family. Early work experiences and family opportunities...
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Demography (1979) 16 (2): 177–197.
Published: 01 May 1979
... of Michigan Press . Ghez Gilbert R. , & Becker G. S. ( 1975 ). The Allocation of Time and Goods Over the Life Cycle . New York : Columbia University Press for the National Bureau of Economic Research . Harris Chester W. ( 1963 ). Problems in Measuring Change . Madison...
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Demography (1975) 12 (2): 209–222.
Published: 01 May 1975
... those goods (Becker, 1974; Freiden, 1974). The emphasis in this paper on female work opportunities does not imply that marriage decisions are viewed as being based exclusively or primarily on eco- nomic considerations. It seems clear that the decision to marry in western coun- tries is based primarily...
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Demography (1996) 33 (3): 357–374.
Published: 01 August 1996
... with good economic conditions. The graph makes clear that employment and investment condi- tions in origin area have a substantial effect on the hazard of ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY IN MEXICO AND RETURN MIGRATION FROM THE U.S. 369 return on first U.S. trip even after controlling for the pres- ence of potential...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2297–2325.
Published: 29 October 2020
... for a good job) pays off as a strategy to accelerate marriage. We highlight how the links between the labor market and the marriage market differ by sex due to gender roles that mandate employment as a prerequisite to marriage for men but not women. We make three contributions to understanding the link...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1797–1823.
Published: 28 October 2015
... by 2035 . Retrieved from http://electricvehicle.ieee.org/telematics/ieee-survey-reveals-mass-produced-cars-will-steering-wheels-gasbrake-pedals-horns-rearview-mirrors-2035/ Kalleberg , A. L. ( 2011 ). Good jobs, bad jobs: The rise of polarized and precarious employment systems in the United...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 33–60.
Published: 29 January 2020
... ) as well as the impacts on job quality and access to steady, good jobs in subsequent employment (Kalleberg 2011 ; Nelson and Smith 1999 ). Our findings suggest that these reduced career opportunities, in addition to skill deterioration processes, help explain the association between intermittency...
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Demography (1995) 32 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 August 1995
... effect implies that women are more likely to work at higher wages. If we Explaining Changes in Married Mothers' Employment 369 assume that leisure is a normal good, higher earnings for husbands should induce more women to stay at home. The presence of younger children in the home increases...
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Demography (1974) 11 (1): 143–148.
Published: 01 February 1974
... and the findings indicated here constitute evi- dence against the Lowry hypothesis. Caution, however, should be used in interpreting these findings. Migration behavior of workers, for example, may not provide a good indication of the migration behavior of those who cannot be identified as migrants in the social...
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Demography (1990) 27 (2): 207–218.
Published: 01 May 1990
... by other means, for example, a job. Conversely, good employment opportunities for young women raise the costs of early motherhood. Whether marriage is considered is also linked to potential male employment-Why should a pregnant young woman marry if the male partner is perceived as an economic liability...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 391–411.
Published: 13 January 2017
.... Census Bureau 2012 ). The public sector has provided blacks and women with opportunities for good employment. Until the recent past, working for the government often meant having a pension, long-term job security, and regularly scheduled opportunities for upward mobility. Compared with the private...
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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 429–441.
Published: 01 August 1997
... educational groups in the 1970-1974 period. Thus manufacturing provided good opportunities for the least-edu- cated African Americans in that period. In contrast, by the early 1980s, the effect of manufactur- ing on African American high school dropouts was slightly smaller and insignificant compared...
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S131–S149.
Published: 01 March 2010
... be narrowly identi¿ ed, it is implausible that a reform, or other event, that precipitated the increase in the employment of older persons was motivated by a desire to increase the employment or reduce the unemployment of youth. Thus, these increases also provide a good natural experiment not plagued...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1483–1511.
Published: 11 August 2020
... a specific behavior to children, rather than more generally on some guidelines for what they think constitutes a good life” (Bernardi 2016 :6). We extend research on the intergenerational interdependencies in women’s life courses in three unique ways. First, we examine intergenerational...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1463–1493.
Published: 18 June 2019
... for jobs in the middle of the occupational skills distribution while increasing employment demand for low- and high-skill service sector positions. Figure 1 displays the declining share of employment, total annual payroll, and business establishments concentrated in goods-producing industries from 1987...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2000
... and enhance future opportunities. If good mothers provide what children need most, and if chil- dren increasingly require extended years of financial support to become successful adults (or at least if we think they need such investments), mothers calculations about how to allo- cate time between market...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1247–1272.
Published: 08 July 2019
... among all mothers . Yet, this relationship is more complicated given that reduced childcare costs may influence both hours worked and types of jobs (Todd 2013 ). Assuming that leisure is a normal good and that mothers’ wages stay constant, then reducing the cost of ECC would allow women to work fewer...
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