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Demography (1982) 19 (4): 567–576.
Published: 01 November 1982
... and through analysis of available historical data. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1982 1982 Historical Analysis Dominican Republic Deviant Case Central African Republic Proper Unit References Bogue Donald J. ( 1969 ). Principles of Demography . New York...
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Demography (2024) 61 (3): 849–878.
Published: 01 June 2024
... the age of mass migration . Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies , 48 , 2577 – 2600 . Kihara T. ( 2023 ). International migration and social mobility across the Pacific: A historical analysis of the Japanese population in the continental United States (Doctoral dissertation). Department...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1295–1317.
Published: 03 June 2014
... of mortality over the life course. In the analysis of historical cohort mortality data, I find support for both perspectives. The rate of demographic aging, or the rate at which mortality accelerates past age 70, is not fixed across cohorts; rather, it is affected by the extent of mortality selection at young...
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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 71–95.
Published: 06 September 2012
... picture of historical internal migration patterns with an analysis of a unique individual retrospective life history data set. This sample of the black population, collected in 2000, is the only known nationally representative life history data for South Africa; it includes all residential moves for each...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1651–1670.
Published: 29 August 2015
...Guang Guo; Hexuan Liu; Ling Wang; Haipeng Shen; Wen Hu Abstract In this analysis, guided by an evolutionary framework, we investigate how the human genome as a whole interacts with historical period, age, and physical activity to influence body mass index (BMI). The genomic influence is estimated...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 1173–1194.
Published: 01 June 2022
... affects the exposure to kin loss and (2) how family bereavement may contribute to the reproduction of historical memory in the long term. I explore these two processes using a unique genealogical database that records the complete demographic history of Rio Negro, a genocide-affected population...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 889–914.
Published: 03 June 2011
...Anne McDaniel; Thomas A. DiPrete; Claudia Buchmann; Uri Shwed Abstract It is often asserted that the gender gap in educational attainment is larger for blacks than whites, but historical trends comparing the black and white gender gap have received surprisingly little attention. Analysis...
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Demography (1973) 10 (3): 405–419.
Published: 01 August 1973
... ) in phase-intervals, rather than survival rates ( nPx ) or expectation of life at given ages ( e x o ). The analysis suggests that the historical transition of mortality in the United States can be described as a three-stage process: an initial stage of slow improvement in life expectancy during 1850–1900...
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Demography (1982) 19 (2): 161–176.
Published: 01 May 1982
... fertility pattern which characterized the mid-nineteenth century Mormon population. Application of this model permits estimates to be made of the historical timing and age-incidence of fertility limitation. A sensitivity analysis of the model’s parameters demonstrates that simple changes in the model’s...
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Demography (2005) 42 (2): 215–241.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Katherine J. Curtis White; Kyle Crowder; Stewart E. Tolnay; Robert M. Adelman Abstract Using historical census microdata, we present a unique analysis of racial and gender disparities in destination selection and an exploration ofhypotheses regarding tied migration in the historical context ofthe...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 508–524.
Published: 01 March 1968
... in United States internal migration (using states as the areal units) seems unprecedented, as are the efforts which its various authors have expended in the development of historical series for a variety of demographic and economic indicators at the state level. The development of the migration series...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 427–439.
Published: 01 November 1971
... and from the historical experience of the now-industrialized West. Using comparative data on female employment patterns in Latin American countries which are at roughly a similar stage of economic development, it is shown that the low level and particular character of women's involvement in the work force...
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Demography (1972) 9 (4): 589–601.
Published: 01 November 1972
... one of the life tables in the models. The analysis in this paper tests the validity of this assumption for developing countries with data usable for the purpose. The major conclusion is that infant mortality in the populations analyzed is higher than predicted by the models corresponding to the levels...
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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 425–441.
Published: 01 August 1993
... to a statistical time-series (ARIMA) model. The conclusion of our analysis was that the effects of three judicial changes were only temporary. 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1993 1993 Divorce Rate Civil Code Guilty Plea Historical Time Series Difference Time Series...
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Demography (1991) 28 (4): 549–570.
Published: 01 November 1991
... transition in Indonesia reflects both gender and generational hierarchies in the Javanese family system. The analysis is conducted using a multinomiallogit model; in general, it yields results strongly supportive of the argument that the determinants of spouse selection differ by gender. The results also...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 329–349.
Published: 01 August 1986
... , A. ( 1978 ). Marital instability differentials and interactions: insights from multivariate contingency table analysis . Sociology and Social Research , 62 , 572 – 595 . Thornton, A., and W. L. Rodgers. 1984. Family and historical time. Paper presented at the 1984 annual meetings of the Population...
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Demography (1989) 26 (2): 185–201.
Published: 01 May 1989
... employed length of the open birth interval. In an illustrative analysis of World Fertility Survey data from sub-Saharan Africa, sterility was found to be high in Cameroon, intermediate in Lesotho and Sudan, and low in Ghana and Kenya relative to an English historical population. 30 12 2010 ©...
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Demography (1989) 26 (3): 499–513.
Published: 01 August 1989
... reflect historical as well as contemporaneous forces. A comparison of results based on a typical cross-sectional analysis and those obtained with longitudinal data shows that these issues are of empirical importance. An alter- native interpretation of the results of cross-sectional migration analyses...
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Demography (1984) 21 (4): 459–473.
Published: 01 November 1984
...Phillips Cutright; Lowell Hargens Abstract Historical research among European countries finds large differences in the level of social, economic or demographic development among countries, or regions within countries at the time marital fertility rates began their decline from traditional high...
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Demography (1984) 21 (4): 673–677.
Published: 01 November 1984
...Timothy D. Hogan Abstract Using intervention analysis—a time-series technique gaining increasing use for analyzing the impacts of policy decisions/historic events—this paper reexamines the hypothesis offered by Rindfuss et al., that one consequence of the Brown vs. Board of Education decision...