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Demography (1973) 10 (3): 329–350.
Published: 01 August 1973
... of path analysis for this type of research are briefly mentioned. 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1973 1973 Path Analysis Child Mortality Path Coefficient Living Child Marriage Cohort References Chandrasekaran, C. n.d. India’s Fertility in a Changing Economic...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 710–713.
Published: 01 June 1968
... of them, however, is responsible for any errors. 1 There can be many other alternative paths which the government could follow. But only three have been discussed here to illustrate the point that alternate methods will give different total population at the end of the period. The Government of India...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 642–650.
Published: 01 June 1968
... : Praeger . 2 Chandrasekhar , S. ( 1967 ). American Aid and India’s Economic Development . New York : Praeger . * Reprinted by special permission from For- eign Affairs, October 1968. Copyright by the Council on Foreign Relations, Inc., New York. t Health Minister, Government of India...
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Demography (1986) 23 (4): 509–523.
Published: 01 November 1986
...David E. Bloom; P. H. Reddy 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1986 1986 Rural Woman Rural District Urban District Urban Woman Childhood Marriage References Agarwala , S. N. ( 1962 ). Age at Marriage in India . Allahabad : Kitab Mahan...
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Demography (1975) 12 (3): 417–430.
Published: 01 August 1975
... status and fertility behavior. The relationships between socioeconomic status, four types of value orientations and three aspects of fertility behavior are examined among males in India. In most instances value orientations provide neither the sole nor the partial interpretations of the relationship...
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Demography (1982) 19 (3): 371–389.
Published: 01 August 1982
.... The model is tested with survey data from rural Uttar Pradesh, India. The results are consistent with the hypothetical framework discussed above. The burden of this pattern of choice is felt particularly strongly by female births. 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1982 1982...
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Demography (1969) 6 (4): 473–491.
Published: 01 November 1969
...Surinder K. Mehta Abstract An analysis of the residential distribution of caste and religious groups in Poona (India) over the past century and a half shows distinctive patterns of segregation and centralization that have largely remained unchanged despite the city’s growth and development...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 374–387.
Published: 01 March 1967
...H. Bradley Wells; B. L. Agrawal Summary India’s ad hoc sample registration scheme for obtaining current estimates of rural birth and death rates for the whole country is being implemented quite rapidly. Five states have 140 sample units, and eleven states will have from 20 to 100 units in the study...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 126–134.
Published: 01 March 1967
...S. N. Agarwala Summary It is commonly believed thai widows belonging to high-caste Hindus in India do not remarry because of various social restrictions imposed on their remarriage. Though some information on widowhood and widow remarriages is available, there is need for more detailed information...
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Demography (1969) 6 (3): 323–334.
Published: 01 August 1969
...Pravin M. Visaria Abstract A critical evaluation of the available data on migration between India and Pakistan in the 1951–61 decade leads to the conclusion that there was a substantial net migration of Pakistan-born persons into India, but only a negligible net migration of India-born persons...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 529–545.
Published: 01 August 2004
... that Muslims are much more likely than Hindus to intend to have additional children and, among those who do not want more children, Muslims are much less likely than Hindus to use contraceptives. These findings are robust to model specification and pervasive across the states of India. This national study...
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Demography (1973) 10 (4): 525–535.
Published: 01 November 1973
...C. R. Malaker Abstract In this paper abridged nuptiality tables for the single population of India have been constructed for the three consecutive decades 1901–1911, 1911–1921 and 1921–1931. No significant time trend has been observed in the nuptiality rates among the single population of India...
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Demography (1969) 6 (4): 403–411.
Published: 01 November 1969
...D. C. Mehta Abstract Since October, 1965, births and deaths in rural Gujarat State, India, have been recorded under two independent systems in a random sample of units. First, a part-time local “registrar” is appointed in each sample unit (village or segment thereof) who: prepares a house list...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 477–488.
Published: 01 November 2000
...Paula Griffiths; Zoë Matthews; Andrew Hinde Abstract The highly masculine sex ratio in India has increased substantially in the twentieth century, in contrast to most other countries in the world. Competing arguments alternatively posit underenumeration, highly masculine sex ratios at birth...
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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 (2000) 37 (1): 95–108.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Shelley Clark Abstract Although the effect of son preference on sex composition of children ever born is undetectable in national-level estimates that aggregate across all families, this article provides empirical evidence from India that son preference has two pronounced and predictable family...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 601–614.
Published: 01 June 1967
... , 95 – 95 . 14 Agarwala , S. N. ( 1962 ). Fertility Control Through Contraception: A Study of Family Planning Clinics of Metropolitan Delhi . New Delhi : Government of India Press, Faridabad . 15 Yaukey , David , Roberts , Beryl J. , & Griffiths , William ( 1965...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 989–1012.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Tanika Chakraborty; Sukkoo Kim Abstract This article explores the relationship between kinship institutions and sex ratios in India at the turn of the twentieth century. Because kinship rules vary by caste, language, religion, and region, we construct sex ratios by these categories at the district...
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Demography (2003) 40 (4): 637–657.
Published: 01 November 2003
.... By analyzing the data from the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), we present evidence from northern India to show that the preference for sons is reduced when the ideal family size becomes small, even though it does not completely disappear. This finding appears to contradict trends in the juvenile sex...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 835–859.
Published: 08 May 2017
... of children, we instrument family size with the gender of the first child, which is plausibly random. Given a strong son preference in India, parents tend to have more children if the firstborn is a girl. Our instrumental variable results show that children from larger families have lower educational...
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