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Published: 07 May 2018
Fig. 1 Median household wealth, by household type, 1989–2013. Net worth amounts are in constant 2013 dollars. Net worth was adjusted by the square root of household size. All estimates are weighted More
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 571–602.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of the general openness hypothesis . The inequality analysis conducted through a combination of variance decomposition and counterfactual approaches reveals that mating accounts for a nonnegligible share (3% to 12%) of the cohort-specific inequality in household wealth, yet changes in mating over time hardly...
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Published: 01 April 2022
Fig. 2 The average level of personal/equivalized household wealth (total net worth, in million yen) by age-group. The figure is based on calculations using data from the JPSC. More
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Published: 01 August 2021
Fig. 4 Teenage birth rates by household wealth index. Data are from the 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey. More
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Published: 08 November 2018
Fig. 3 Relationship between current and parents’ household wealth by skin color. The figure shows the resulting OLS estimates of the relationship between the percentile wealth ranking of adults ( y -axis) and the percentile ranking of their parents ( x -axis) for three skin tone groups. Based More
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 961–983.
Published: 21 April 2017
...Philipp M. Lersch Abstract This study examines the association between marriage and economic wealth of women and men. Going beyond previous research that focused on household wealth, I examine personal wealth, which allows identifying gender disparities in the association between marriage...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1425–1449.
Published: 05 July 2017
..., and the establishment of an independent household. We find that community economic characteristics, such as access to markets or employment, as well as household wealth affect the initial decision to leave the natal home. Household resources and use of farmland, along with the young men’s own education, media exposure...
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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 (1998) 35 (1): 57–70.
Published: 01 February 1998
..., household wealth, and child’s age, reveals that much of this association, especially that predicting educational attainment, is attributable to these other influences. Moreover, much of the effect that remains after statistical adjustment for the other influences is seen mainly at the largest family sizes...
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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 87–107.
Published: 01 February 2004
.... With the exception of parental nativity, socioeconomic-achievement processes in adulthood and lifestyle factors mediated these associations. Education, family income, household wealth, and occupation mediated the influence of socioeconomic status in childhood. Adult lifestyle factors, particularly body mass...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 443–464.
Published: 01 August 2004
... mortality by household wealth but a substantial increase by mother’s education. Improvements in infrastructure and economic development were associated with lower levels of socioeconomic inequality in under-five mortality. Mother’s education emerged as the key factor underlying socioeconomic inequalities...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1175–1197.
Published: 04 June 2014
... have better health outcomes than children living in rural areas yet fare worse than children in better-off neighborhoods of the same urban settlements. A large fraction of the observed health differences appears to be explained by pronounced differences in maternal education, household wealth...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1401–1421.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Fig. 4 Teenage birth rates by household wealth index. Data are from the 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey. ...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 461–483.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Fig. 2 The average level of personal/equivalized household wealth (total net worth, in million yen) by age-group. The figure is based on calculations using data from the JPSC. ...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 1009–1032.
Published: 07 May 2018
...Fig. 1 Median household wealth, by household type, 1989–2013. Net worth amounts are in constant 2013 dollars. Net worth was adjusted by the square root of household size. All estimates are weighted ...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1335–1360.
Published: 21 August 2012
... poor households, whereas repeat migrants in high-prevalence communities belong to wealthy households; and (2) higher amounts of remittances reach wealthy households. These results suggest that repeat migration and remittances may be mechanisms for wealth accumulation in the study communities...
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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 (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 (2011) 48 (1): 343–370.
Published: 08 February 2011
... multilevel methods. Results consistently show that higher absolute wealth is strongly associated with lower son preference, and the effect is 20%–40% stronger when the household’s community-specific wealth score is included in the regression. Coefficients on relative wealth are positive and significant...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1903–1928.
Published: 08 September 2020
... on the probability of losing homeownership. Our findings have implications for policies and programs designed to buttress the ability of minority households, especially those in financial distress, to sustain the wealth-building state of homeownership. 28 7 2020 8 9 2020 © Population Association...
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