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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 442–452.
Published: 01 June 1967
... marriages and future proportions of household heads in the population. One population projection series was used, since all series are identical for the adult population. Marriage assumptions were generated by assuming various outcomes of the marriage squeeze (defined as the excess of females relative...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 393–420.
Published: 17 October 2012
... asymmetries relate to the racial character of the neighborhoods in which households headed by mixed-race couples live. Gendered power imbalances within households generally play into decisions about where to live or where to move (i.e., men typically benefit more than women), and we find the same in mixed...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 877–899.
Published: 24 April 2018
... of family behaviors—including female labor force participation and family structure—characteristics of household heads, and men’s earnings. The results showed that the change in men’s earnings was a dominant factor in accounting for the increasing income inequality and poverty. The change in age...
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Demography (1972) 9 (1): 143–157.
Published: 01 February 1972
...James A. Sweet Abstract When her marriage is disrupted a woman must make some decision about where to live. A basic component of residential choice is the decision whether to live alone as the head of a household, to move in with other relatives, or to share a household with nonrelatives...
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Demography (1991) 28 (2): 275–291.
Published: 01 May 1991
... of temporary migrants, the 58% living in the households of permanent residents. Multinomial logistic regression suggests the heightened probability that close relatives of the household heads come to Shanghai to visit or to live, and nonrelatives to work. Regression on current and expected duration shows...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 437–460.
Published: 14 April 2011
... in single-parent families. The heads of black immigrant households have more schooling than those of native-black households. However, increased schooling has a weaker negative association with child poverty among the former than among the latter. In terms of racial disparities among the children...
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Demography (1999) 36 (1): 111–120.
Published: 01 February 1999
... that of native households when native-born children living in households headed by immigrants are treated as if they were foreign born. PUBLIC ASSISTANCE RECEIPT AMONG IMMIGRANTS AND NATIVES: HOW THE UNIT OF ANALYSIS AFFECTS RESEARCH FINDINGS* JENNIFER VAN HOOK, JENNIFER E. GLICK, AND FRANK D. BEAN Differences...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1335–1360.
Published: 21 August 2012
...; it examines selectivity separately in low- and high-prevalence communities and for first-time and repeat migrants. Based on data from 18,042 household heads in 119 Mexican communities from the Mexican Migration Project, the analyses show that (1) first-time migrants in low-prevalence communities come from...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 173–191.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Patrick Heuveline; Matthew Weinshenker Abstract According to the Luxembourg Income Study data, the U.S. child poverty rate is the second highest among 15 high-income nations. The present work reveals that 55% of all American children living in a household headed by a single female with no other...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 483–508.
Published: 01 August 2004
... by their poverty. We find that orphans are less likely to be enrolled than are nonorphans with whom they live. Consistent with Hamilton’s rule, the theory that the closeness of biological ties governs altruistic behavior, outcomes for orphans depend on the relatedness of orphans to their household heads. The lower...
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Demography (1988) 25 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 1988
... point during adolescence are more likely to be come household heads and to go on welfare than offspring of two-parent families. Differences in the incomes of one- and two-parent families can account for up to 25 percent of the difference in offspring behaviors. None of the hypotheses, however, provides...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1499–1519.
Published: 15 August 2012
... force questions in the monthly Current Population Survey (CPS). Using linked CPS records for household heads first interviewed between January 2007 and June 2010, our analyses are based on strategic within-person comparisons across survey months and between-person comparisons across CPS rotation groups...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1743–1770.
Published: 07 November 2016
...Sophia Chae Abstract A growing body of literature has examined the impact of different types of family structures on children’s schooling in sub-Saharan Africa. These studies have investigated how living arrangements, gender of the household head, parental death, and paternal migration are related...
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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 125–147.
Published: 11 September 2012
... in the share of households headed by veterans. We provide causal estimates of the effect of children on residential location using the birth of twins. The effect of veteran status is identified from a discontinuity in the probability of military service during and after the mass mobilization for World War II...
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1219–1242.
Published: 13 June 2015
... and log-multiplicative models of male household heads ages 36 to 75 in the 1940 U.S. census data—the first U.S. census with educational attainment information—I investigate how educational assortative mating changed with one instance of educational expansion: early U.S. compulsory school attendance laws...
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Published: 08 May 2017
Fig. 2 An adult African woman’s probability of heading a household by age, 1990–2013. Nonparametric plot of the probability that a woman aged 15 or older heads the household, based on all female members in the DHS household rosters, aged 15–75 (with 75 years being the 98.8th percentile). Sample More
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Published: 23 January 2019
Fig. 5 Probability of being behind in school according to family type and child/household head relationship. The model controls for age. Sample weights are included. Biological/adopted/stepchild indicates the relationship of the child to the household head. Different-sex/same-sex indicates More
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 1119–1145.
Published: 08 May 2017
...Fig. 2 An adult African woman’s probability of heading a household by age, 1990–2013. Nonparametric plot of the probability that a woman aged 15 or older heads the household, based on all female members in the DHS household rosters, aged 15–75 (with 75 years being the 98.8th percentile). Sample...
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Demography (1988) 25 (1): 71–80.
Published: 01 February 1988
... relatively little growth in the Indian population by means ofchanges in racial self-identification. Using Sweet’s (1984) scheme of household types, we find that the prevalence among Indians of female-headed households with children is intermediate between that among blacks and whites, but the prevalence...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1559–1579.
Published: 09 August 2011
...-headed households, and we also investigated difference in power relations between older and younger generations and between children and their spouses. We analyzed a nationally representative sample of older parents ( n = 3,853) and their married children ( n = 8,601) from the 1999 Nihon University...
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