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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 865–881.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., on the order of an average increase in earnings of 12%–13% during the 12-month survey period. Results indicate partial support for Duleep and Regets’ Immigrant Human Capital Investment (IHCI) model, indicating an inverse relationship between initial earnings and earnings growth and showing some evidence...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 243–268.
Published: 01 May 1993
... differ because they are unrelated to measures of acculturation; for blacks, locational outcomes correspond least to any of these human capital characteristics. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1993 1993 Census Tract Home Ownership Median Household Income Residential...
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Demography (1975) 12 (4): 679.
Published: 01 November 1975
... of the Family: Marriage, Children and Human Capital by Theodore W. Schultz (ed reviewed by N. Krishnan Namboodiri, Demography 12,3 (August 1975), pp. 561-569. On page 567, column 2, beginning with line 6 the text should read: While all these are possible, unfortunately the fact remains that the. theory...
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 619–639.
Published: 01 August 2008
... remains unknown. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2008 2008 Human Capital Wage Growth Asian Immigrant Undocumented Immigrant Earning Growth References Alba R. , & Nee V. ( 2003 ). Remaking the American Mainstream: Assimilation and Contemporary...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 163–180.
Published: 01 February 2010
... ORPHANHOOD AND HUMAN CAPITAL DESTRUCTION: IS THERE PERSISTENCE INTO ADULTHOOD?* KATHLEEN BEEGLE, JOACHIM DE WEERDT, AND STEFAN DERCON This article presents unique evidence that orphanhood matters in the long run for health and education outcomes in a region of northwestern Tanzania. We study a sample of 718...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1459–1481.
Published: 08 June 2020
... birth outcomes, restricted intrauterine growth and shortened gestational length (Aizer et al. 2016 ; de Catanzaro and Macniven 1992 ; Mulder et al. 2002 ; Wadhwa et al. 1993 , 2001 , 2004 ). Further, recent and consistent findings have connected birth outcomes to later-life human capital...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 1071–1092.
Published: 01 June 2022
... work visas, and legal residence visas. The models reveal how the accumulation of entry mode–specific social and human capital powered a system of undocumented migration that emerged between 1965 and 1985, and how that system deteriorated from 1985 to 2000. After 2000, employers took advantage of new...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 299–315.
Published: 04 December 2013
... as the “demographic dividend.” In this article, we reassess the empirical evidence on the associations among economic growth, changes in age structure, labor force participation, and educational attainment. Using a global panel of countries, we find that after the effect of human capital dynamics is controlled...
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Demography 11315685.
Published: 24 May 2024
.... Demographic Research, 38, 651 690. https doiorg104054DemRes20183825 Eva Beaujouan (corr­es­ pondi­ng author) evabeaujouan@univieacat Winkler-Dworak Vienna Institute of Demography (OeAW); Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital (IIASA, OeAW, University of Vienna), Vienna, Austria; https...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2063–2082.
Published: 11 November 2019
... : Vienna Institute of Demography, Division for Humanities and Social Sciences, Austrian Academy of Sciences . Retrieved from https://www.oeaw.ac.at/fileadmin/subsites/Institute/VID/PDF/Publications/Working_Papers/WP2019_08.pdf Wu L. L. , & Musick K. ( 2008 ). Stability of marital...
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 595–619.
Published: 13 March 2019
... , J. , Brzozowska , Z. , Beaujouan , É. , & Matysiak , A. ( 2015 ). European fertility datasheet 2015 . Vienna, Austria : Vienna Institute of Demography/Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital (IIASA, VID/OAW, WU) . Retrieved from fertilitydatasheet.org...
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S151–S172.
Published: 01 March 2010
... as the population ages. Population aging and the forces leading to it can produce not only frightening declines in support ratios but also very substantial increases in productivity and per capita income by raising investment in physical and human capital. Longer life, lower fertility, and population aging all...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1401–1421.
Published: 01 August 2021
... implementation. This study reiterates that the teenage period is crucial in terms of developing human capital through formal schooling. In most developing countries, parents often determine and fund human capital, which makes household wealth/income a critical factor in human capital accumulation and its...
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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 415–433.
Published: 01 August 2002
... by examining a wide diversity of living arrangements for a homogenous sample of recent unwed mothers and by using information on both parents’ demographic and human capital characteristics and the quality of their relationships. We find that about half the new unwed mothers are cohabiting at the time...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 1091–1118.
Published: 14 May 2018
...Paul Christian; Brian Dillon Abstract This article shows that the seasonality of food consumption during childhood, conditional on average consumption, affects long-run human capital development. We develop a model that distinguishes differences in average consumption levels, seasonal fluctuations...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1597–1618.
Published: 23 August 2014
... in the public and private sectors as well as the stagnation of this trend in the new millennium. For this purpose, we delineate temporal changes in the role played by major sources of the gap. Several components are identified: the portion of the gap attributed to gender differences in human-capital resources...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1513–1542.
Published: 25 August 2015
..., race, age at arrival in the United States, and human capital. For example, controlling a rich set of human capital and demographic characteristics, some migrants—such as those from South Africa/Zimbabwe and Cape Verde, who typically enter on employment visas—earn substantial premiums relative to other...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 511–536.
Published: 01 August 2006
... and third or higher generations lose ground. Differences in dropout rates by race-ethnicity and immigrant generation are driven by differences in human, cultural, and social capital. Low levels of family human capital, school social capital, and community social capital place the children of immigrants...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 883–898.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Frank Van Tubergen; Herman van De Werfhorst Abstract We use a unique data source to examine postimmigration investments in education among four immigrant groups in the Netherlands. We derive hypotheses from the Immigrant Human Capital Investment model (IHCI), which argues that immigrants...
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Demography (2000) 37 (3): 323–338.
Published: 01 August 2000
... because better jobs are available on the mainland. Employment, human capital, family structure, and public assistance cannot completely explain observed differences. The results also show that the economic benefits of migration continue for the native-born on the mainland and that return migration...