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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 2075–2103.
Published: 26 October 2016
...Kristin Turney; Daniel Schneider Abstract A considerable literature documents the deleterious economic consequences of incarceration. However, little is known about the consequences of incarceration for household assets—a distinct indicator of economic well-being that may be especially valuable...
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Published: 02 December 2011
Fig. 8 Rank correlation between asset index using all indicators and household expenditures per adjusted household size, with various scaling factors used for adjustment and adult equivalence values. Adult equivalence is parameter α and scaling factor is parameter θ in the following adjustment More
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Published: 21 August 2012
Fig. 2 Distribution of household assets and funds from migrants More
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Published: 01 December 2023
Fig. 4 Disparity in stock-linked assets among matched Black and White households and its contribution to the Black–White wealth gap. All amounts are in 2019 dollars. The top panel compares the average amount of stock-linked assets owned by White and Black households and the racial gap More
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 673–698.
Published: 21 December 2013
...Filiz Garip Abstract This article studies the impact of internal migration and remittance flows on wealth accumulation and distribution in 51 rural villages in Nang Rong, Thailand. Using data from 5,449 households, the study constructs indices of household productive and consumer assets...
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Demography (2001) 38 (1): 115–132.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Deon Filmer; Lant H. Pritchett Abstract Using data from India, we estimate the relationship between household wealth and children’s school enrollment. We proxy wealth by constructing a linear index from asset ownership indicators, using principal-components analysis to derive weights. In Indian...
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Demography (2023) 60 (6): 1877–1901.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Fig. 4 Disparity in stock-linked assets among matched Black and White households and its contribution to the Black–White wealth gap. All amounts are in 2019 dollars. The top panel compares the average amount of stock-linked assets owned by White and Black households and the racial gap...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 401–420.
Published: 01 August 2006
... a causal effect on children’s educations. The loss of a child’s father is a significant correlate of poor household socioeconomic status. However, the death of a father between waves of the survey has no significant effect on subsequent asset ownership. Evidence from the South African 2001 Census suggests...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 359–392.
Published: 02 December 2011
...Fig. 8 Rank correlation between asset index using all indicators and household expenditures per adjusted household size, with various scaling factors used for adjustment and adult equivalence values. Adult equivalence is parameter α and scaling factor is parameter θ in the following adjustment...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 97–118.
Published: 03 January 2014
..., policy relevant. We use several key socioeconomic variables from the 2006 survey data in our analyses. The first of these is self-reported total household income (from all sources, including social transfers) in the previous year, net of taxes. We also use household asset ownership indicators...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1573–1600.
Published: 23 June 2015
...—typically with respect to norms about the distribution of household labor and the ownership of land and assets—both women and men report that men’s migration decisions are made with only marginal input from others in the household (e.g., Boehm 2008 ; Hondagneu-Sotelo 1994 ; Kanaiaupuni 1995 ). Much...
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 497–512.
Published: 01 November 2001
... Population Association of America 2001 2001 Family Planning Unobserved Heterogeneity Contraceptive Method Tubal Ligation Household Asset References Adair , L.S. , & Popkin , B.M. ( 1988 ). Birth Weight, Maturity and Proportionality in Filipino Infants . Human Biology , 4...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1295–1316.
Published: 13 June 2018
... the entire country. Women aged 15–49 are interviewed about health, nutrition, family, and other demographic factors. The survey instrument also includes a number of additional items, such as ethnicity, education, and household assets. Typically, DHSs cover approximately 7,000–10,000 respondents nationally...
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Demography (2016) 53 (2): 337–364.
Published: 02 March 2016
... a higher proportion of females and was more homogeneous in terms of race/ethnicity than the HRS cohort. Members of the HRS cohort tended to have higher SES than individuals in the AHEAD cohort, with HRS members reporting greater household income and assets, being more likely to have completed at least 12...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 653–684.
Published: 01 April 2022
... and economic independence. In Uganda, Sekabira and Qaim (2017) found positive causal impacts of mobile phones on a household-level measure of gender equality (i.e., the share of household assets owned by females). Because mobile phones allow people to connect with wider networks beyond coresident kin...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 293–307.
Published: 01 May 2006
... to the bottom quintile of households arrayed according to a widely accepted asset-based wealth index. The results suggest that women who are both poor and have experienced violence are not unique in their reproductive health disadvantage. In particular, for all three reproductive health outcomes we consider...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1567–1582.
Published: 15 June 2018
... to talk of an individual being a 0.35 college graduate, at the population level, we can think of the predicted probability of providing help in a population composed of 35 % college graduates. We estimated the decomposition for someone with positive assets (approximately 94 % of the households have...
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Published: 14 May 2018
are the sum of household members where members have the following weights: ages 0 to 5 years: weight = 0.5; ages 5 to 14 or age 50+: weight = 0.7; ages 15 to 50: weight = 1. The asset index is a measure of wealth constructed with the first principal component of a vector of household assets and dwelling More
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Published: 14 May 2018
. Adult equivalent units are the sum of household members where members have the following weights: ages 0 to 5 years: weight = 0.5; ages 5 to 14 or age 50+: weight = 0.7; ages 15 to 50: weight = 1. The asset index is a measure of wealth constructed with the first principal component of a vector More
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 513–523.
Published: 01 November 1997
... or hospital; V. is the indirect utility re- ceived by individual i resulting f;~m provider s; XS. is the set of household characteristics affecting the couple's pref- erences regarding utility from various s. These variables are a subset of XM; (e.g., assets, age, education, urban/rural sta- tus of mother...