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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 827–850.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the rural disadvantage in household characteristics, both observed and unobserved, which explain two-thirds of the gap. Among the observed characteristics, environmental factors-a safe source of drinking water, electricity, and quality of housing materials-are the most important contributors. Community...
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Published: 04 January 2016
Fig. 5 Anthropometric age profiles by household characteristics. Age profiles of height-for-age and weight-for-age z scores by residence (rural vs. urban) and wealth quintile. Weighted local polynomial smooths. Dashed lines represent 95 % confidence intervals More
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Demography (1996) 33 (2): 211–229.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Narayan Sastry Abstract This paper presents an analysis of the relationship between community characteristics, household attributes, and child survival in Brazil. The principal objectives are to investigate how the social and environmental context in which a child is raised affects his or her...
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Demography (2023) 60 (6): 1877–1901.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Ken-Hou Lin; Guillermo Dominguez Abstract Studies have examined the racial disparities in household characteristics, homeownership, and familial transfer as primary drivers of the Black–White wealth gap in the United States. This study assesses the importance of stock-linked assets in generating...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1765–1792.
Published: 01 October 2021
... characteristics related to parental migration, which supports a causal interpretation of our main findings. Thus, our analysis suggests that, on average, and particularly among more-disadvantaged households, the long-term educational benefits associated with parental migration outweigh short-term disruptions...
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Demography (1994) 31 (1): 81–93.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Ken R. Smith; Cathleen D. Zick Abstract Past research has found that married individuals have substantially lower risks of mortality than their single counterparts. This paper examines how household characteristics affect spouses’ risks of mortality. A paired hazard rate model is estimated...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 757–768.
Published: 01 November 2005
... by nearly two times after we controlled for the age and gender of the child and household characteristics. However, in the follow-up period, child mobility following maternal deaths from AIDS was lower than child mobility following maternal deaths from other causes. Younger children, boys, and children...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 727–745.
Published: 18 February 2020
... remained in the household of origin or moved out two years later (2016 survey). Data on violent events from the Deep South Watch, an independent organization, were used to measure exposure to violence. Results from a multilevel analysis show that net of other characteristics at the individual, household...
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Demography (1995) 32 (4): 599–615.
Published: 01 November 1995
...Lauren J. Krivo Abstract This paper seeks to explain why Hispanic households in the United States live in housing markedly inferior to Anglos’. I argue that immigrant characteristics of Hispanic households and the metropolitan areas in which Hispanics live play important roles in determining...
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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 1–23.
Published: 18 September 2012
... inequality of investment. We also investigate shifts in the composition of spending and linkages to children’s characteristics. Investment in male and female children changed substantially: households with only female children spent significantly less than parents in households with only male children...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 1069–1090.
Published: 09 May 2018
... effects are likely inflated because the characteristics that drive households into certain areas are highly correlated with the outcomes of interest to most researchers. Several econometric techniques have been proposed to correct for selection effects—for example, instrumental variables or fixed-effects...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 455–483.
Published: 04 March 2015
... school (true for 10.1 % of the sample). A set of control variables are included in all models, which capture parent and household characteristics at Wave 1. These include parental race (white, black, Asian, or other), parental gender (1 = female); parental age, education (less than high school...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 229–255.
Published: 26 September 2013
.... Because most rural Senegalese households are composed of multiple nuclear families, a child’s cohort is composed of both siblings and nonsibling children. Estimating within households, I instrument cohort characteristics with those of the nonsibling (exogenous) portion. I find that children with larger...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1175–1197.
Published: 04 June 2014
... are from Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), nationally representative population-based surveys that have historically had a primary focus on fertility and reproductive health but also cover a large array of child health outcomes and household characteristics beyond standard child survival measures...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 219–232.
Published: 01 May 1999
... performing house-work, and monetary transfers to noncoresident elderly parents. We focus on the effects of wage rates and parental characteristics on the allocation decisions of adult children and their households concerning these four demands. We find that households with individuals earning high wages rely...
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Demography (2016) 53 (1): 241–267.
Published: 04 January 2016
...Fig. 5 Anthropometric age profiles by household characteristics. Age profiles of height-for-age and weight-for-age z scores by residence (rural vs. urban) and wealth quintile. Weighted local polynomial smooths. Dashed lines represent 95 % confidence intervals ...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 341–350.
Published: 01 March 1967
...Marshall L. Turner, Jr. Summary Because many recent policy decisions have been aimed at effecting changes in the socioeconomic characteristics of families or households, it has become necessary to isolate policy-induced changes from demographic changes in households over time. To obtain...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 359–392.
Published: 02 December 2011
... household rankings. Two factors stand out in predicting the degree of congruence in rankings. First is the extent to which expenditures can be explained by observed household and community characteristics. Rankings are most similar in settings with small transitory shocks to expenditure or with little...
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Demography (1985) 22 (3): 381–394.
Published: 01 August 1985
... the labor market entry of married mothers, but not of single mothers. Interactions between extended structure, ethnicity, and poverty, however, suggest a complex relationship. For extended family households, the gender and employment characteristics of nonnuclear adults affected the labor force...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 August 1992
.... The data are taken from the triennial New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey. After controlling for household preferences, purchasing power, and quality characteristics of the housing unit, multinomial logistic regression results show the most consistent and significant predictors of turnover...