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Demography (1994) 31 (4): 615–631.
Published: 01 November 1994
...Stewart E. Tolnay; Patricia J. Glynn Abstract Pockets of high fertility persisted in some areas of the American South through the Great Depression. Most other areas of the country adopted modem fertility patterns considerably earlier in the century; these “laggard” areas are clear exceptions...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1059–1080.
Published: 22 June 2011
... with classical theories of immigrant assimilation but are a striking departure from the patterns found in previous studies and published statistics. The main implication is that without a significant change in immigration levels, current projections based on the premise of high Hispanic fertility are likely...
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Demography (2016) 53 (1): 27–53.
Published: 10 December 2015
.... , & Hock , H. ( 2010 ). Low-skilled immigration and work-fertility tradeoffs among high-skilled US natives . American Economic Review , 100 , 224 – 228 . 10.1257/aer.100.2.224 Goldin , C. ( 2004 ). The long road to the fast track: Career and family . Annals of the American Academy...
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Demography (2023) 60 (3): 891–913.
Published: 01 June 2023
... and cultural characteristics. Four trajectories were observed: “high fertility,” “delayed entry,” “truncated,” and “short.” While the high fertility trajectory was most prevalent across cohorts, delayed entry grew in importance. The high fertility trajectory was more common among women born between 1960...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1793–1815.
Published: 01 October 2021
... high fertility rate, circa 1911. After stringently accounting for couples' occupation, religion, and location, I find higher fertility rates among couples who chose distinctly Catholic names and traditional names for their children, with the latter being particularly important. Exposure to towns...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1373–1399.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Julia Hellstrand; Jessica Nisén; Vitor Miranda; Peter Fallesen; Lars Dommermuth; Mikko Myrskylä Abstract With historically similar patterns of high and stable cohort fertility and high levels of gender equality, the Nordic countries of Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, and Iceland are seen...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 657–672.
Published: 01 June 1967
... contrasting patterns can be detected. On one side stands the very low fertility of the North and of the Center, mostly below replacement in the last thirty years;on the other, the still high fertility of the South. In the North and in the Center, where the decline started earlier, fertility has fallen well...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 226–248.
Published: 01 March 1968
... resulting from the various projections were examined. The results indicate that, contrary to a common line of argument, maintenance of high fertility does not result in a more rapid replacement of the original poorly educated labor force by better educated workers. The original labor force is replaced...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 777–804.
Published: 17 May 2016
... trajectories are strongly linked to later-life health for men but only minimally for women. For men, family trajectories characterized by early family formation, no family formation, an early marital disruption, or high fertility are associated with poorer physical health. Among women, only those who...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 199–214.
Published: 01 May 1992
...William D. Mosher; Linda B. Williams; David P. Johnson Abstract In the United States, the baby boom-era pattern of high Catholic and low Protestant fertility has ended. Among non-Hispanic whites in the 1980s, Catholic total fertility rates (TFRs) were about one-quarter of a child lower than...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 645–658.
Published: 01 November 1981
...Amanda L. Galbeck Abstract This research was designed to find a probability model that would adequately describe completed parity for women in populations characterized by high fertility combined with high zero parity. A negative binomial mixture distribution was adapted for this purpose. The form...
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Demography (1973) 10 (1): 37–51.
Published: 01 February 1973
... data bring into focus new evidence. It was found that economic dependency of women is associated with the marriage differential between sexes. This relationship is especially evident in the regions where birth rates are of a low order. In the geographic areas where fertility is high, the percentage...
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Demography (2022) 59 (6): 2003–2012.
Published: 01 December 2022
... must eventually be positive, as high-fertility groups come to dominate the population. In this research note, we show that intergenerational transmission of fertility is not sufficient for positive long-term population growth, for empirical and theoretical reasons. First, because transmission...
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Demography (2021) 58 (6): 2169–2191.
Published: 01 December 2021
... high-fertility settings, while the fertility of immigrants from low-fertility settings has been largely overlooked. Research has also rarely studied the fertility of immigrants who migrated as children, despite the methodological advantages of applying such an approach. This study focuses on women who...
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Demography (2016) 53 (1): 55–83.
Published: 19 January 2016
...Isabel Günther; Kenneth Harttgen Abstract Economists have often argued that high fertility rates are mainly driven by women’s demand for children (and not by family planning efforts) with low levels of unwanted fertility across countries (and hence with little room for family planning efforts...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 815–839.
Published: 12 July 2011
... the evolution of TFR into three phases: pre-transition high fertility, the fertility transition, and post-transition low fertility. The model for the fertility decline builds on the United Nations Population Division’s current deterministic projection methodology, which assumes that fertility will eventually...
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Demography (1986) 23 (2): 161–184.
Published: 01 May 1986
... fertility. Regional analysis shows several states on the east coast with persistent high fertility, although the revolution in marital postponement is national in scope. 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1986 1986 Total Fertility Rate Fertility Transition Marital Fertility...
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Demography (2023) 60 (2): 493–516.
Published: 01 April 2023
..., for the Black population beginning in 1940, and for the Norwegian population in 1910. These results provide new evidence of the emergence of “conscious calculation” during the fertility transition. Our methods may also be applicable to modern high-fertility populations in the midst of fertility decline...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1715–1737.
Published: 26 April 2013
...Sara Yeatman; Christie Sennott; Steven Culpepper Abstract Dynamic theories of family size preferences posit that they are not a fixed and stable goal but rather are akin to a moving target that changes within individuals over time. Nonetheless, in high-fertility contexts, changes in family size...
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Demography (1973) 10 (1): 85–98.
Published: 01 February 1973
... with (a) constant high fertility and (b) a declining birth rate such as might occur if a successful national birth control program were instituted. The birth control program results in a higher rate of aggregate saving over the first several decades, and eventually a lower rate of saving once a higher standard...