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Published: 17 May 2016
Fig. 2 State distributions of family life course groups by age and family life course group. The online version of this article displays the figure in color, where colors reference different states depending on the channel (marital or fertility). The vertical axis of each plot displays More
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Published: 17 May 2016
Fig. 2 State distributions of family life course groups by age and family life course group. The online version of this article displays the figure in color, where colors reference different states depending on the channel (marital or fertility). The vertical axis of each plot displays More
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 777–804.
Published: 17 May 2016
...Fig. 2 State distributions of family life course groups by age and family life course group. The online version of this article displays the figure in color, where colors reference different states depending on the channel (marital or fertility). The vertical axis of each plot displays...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1715–1735.
Published: 01 October 2021
... approximate rates for 10,050 distinct cohorts of women, which allows us to consider offspring deaths during the entire life course (i.e., ages 15–100) of women born between 1950 and 2000; the 2000 cohort is the last one for which we can approximate cohort rates up to age 100. Population-level measures...
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Published: 11 August 2020
Fig. 3 Relative frequency sequence plots of work-family life course between ages 18 and 35 (mother generation). Data are from the SOEP v34 (1984–2017; unweighted). Horizontal stacked bars depict a selection of representative sequences of combined employment status and children parity states over More
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1961–1993.
Published: 21 October 2015
... discrimination, husband’s opposition to wife’s work, ill health) explain membership in groups that experienced work trajectory reversals; and (3) individual preferences influence labor supply across women’s life course. This analysis reveals a high degree of complexity in women’s lifetime working patterns...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1521–1549.
Published: 10 July 2013
... over women’s life course and investigate the relationship between single motherhood and child mortality in 11 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Although a mere 5 % of women in Ethiopia have a premarital birth, one in three women in Liberia will become mothers before first marriage. Compared...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1687–1714.
Published: 24 May 2013
... Housing transitions are closely interlinked with other life course events, such as union formation and dissolution, births of children, and changes in employment. Research on the interplay between family events and housing transitions has received particular attention because of its importance...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 773–796.
Published: 23 June 2012
... emphasizes the combined effects of population heterogeneity in susceptibility to mortality (often times referred to as “frailty”) within subgroups and selective mortality across the life course between these subgroups. That is, the two subpopulations’ compositions of frail members differ across ages because...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1651–1670.
Published: 29 August 2015
... sets of significant findings. First, the genomic influence on BMI is substantially larger after the mid-1980s than in the few decades before the mid-1980s within each age group of 21–40, 41–50, 51–60, and >60. Second, the genomic influence on BMI weakens as one ages across the life course...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 33–60.
Published: 29 January 2020
...-based trajectory model, evidencing substantial heterogeneity. In Table 1 , we classify each group regarding the type and shape of the trajectory and describe their levels of attachment to work by age. Fig. 1 Employment trajectory groups of men and women across the life course. Source: NLSY...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1483–1511.
Published: 11 August 2020
...Fig. 3 Relative frequency sequence plots of work-family life course between ages 18 and 35 (mother generation). Data are from the SOEP v34 (1984–2017; unweighted). Horizontal stacked bars depict a selection of representative sequences of combined employment status and children parity states over...
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Published: 29 January 2020
Fig. 1 Employment trajectory groups of men and women across the life course. Source: NLSY 1979 data, from 1979–2014 surveys. SH steady high, SMH steady medium-high, LE late entry, EE early exit, MTL medium temporary low, and LLE low to late entry. More
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1575–1602.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Zachary Van Winkle; Dalton Conley Abstract Sequence analysis is an established method used to study the complexity of family life courses. Although individual and societal characteristics have been linked with the complexity of family trajectories, social scientists have neglected the potential...
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Published: 16 April 2011
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Published: 17 May 2016
Fig. 3 Physical health differences between family life course groups. Estimates are from Model 4. Family life course groups are (1) Standard – moderate fertility ; (2) Standard – high fertility ; (3) Early standard – low fertility ; (4) Early standard – moderate fertility ; (5) Early More
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 763–784.
Published: 05 March 2019
... of health remained stable over the life course, but they widened substantially when measured by grip strength. I conclude that evidence on the cumulative (dis)advantage hypothesis is sensitive to the choice of a health measure. An important shortcoming of this line of research is that empirical tests...
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Published: 04 June 2018
Fig. 1 The total force of mortality over the life course is usually composed of three phases: (1) decreasing trend during the first decade of life, (2) hump in the second and third decade, and (3) increasing trend thereafter, marked by a progressive deceleration in very old age. This aggregated More
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Demography (2008) 45 (4): 907–926.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Kathryn M. Yount Abstract In this article, I evaluate the life-course determinants of cognitive functioning among 1,003 women and men aged 50 and older in Ismailia, Egypt. Three questions motivate this analysis: (1) Do older women have poorer cognitive functioning than do older men?; (2) Do...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 717–737.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Daniel A. Sandoval; Mark R. Rank; Thomas A. Hirschl Abstract This article extends the emerging body of life course research on poverty by empirically identifying the incidence, chronicity, and age pattern of American poverty and how these dimensions have changed during the period 1968-2000. Using...