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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 739–762.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Zachary Zimmer; Chi-Tsun Chiu Abstract Adopting a multistate life table approach, this study estimates number of years the very old in China expect to live in an independent living arrangement (alone or with spouse only)—an estimate we term “independent living life expectancy” (ILLE)—as opposed...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 827–852.
Published: 04 December 2012
...Yi Zeng; Kenneth C. Land; Zhenglian Wang; Danan Gu Abstract This article presents the core methodological ideas and empirical assessments of an extended cohort-component approach (known as the “ProFamy model”), and applications to simultaneously project household composition, living arrangements...
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Published: 06 November 2017
Fig. 1 Migration rates by living arrangement. Migration data sourced from Bell et al. ( 2015a ) and living arrangement data from Iacovou ( 2002 ) More
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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 415–433.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Wendy Sigle-Rushton; Sara McLanahan Abstract We use data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study to describe the living arrangements of new, unwed mothers and to examine the selection process that underlies choices of living arrangements. Our analysis goes beyond previous studies...
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Demography (1994) 31 (1): 95–113.
Published: 01 February 1994
... generally supports the notion that coresidence is influenced by the benefits, costs, opportunities, and preferences for coresidence versus separate living arrangements. For example, married seniors are more likely to coreside with adult children when housing costs are greater in their area or when...
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Demography (1995) 32 (2): 261–280.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Diane N. Lye; Daniel H. Klepinger; Patricia Davis Hyle; Anjanette Nelson Abstract We examine the relationship of childhood living arrangements to adult child-parent relations. Compared with adult children raised in intact families, adult children whose parents divorced have less frequent contact...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 175–188.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Tom Fricke; Jay D. Teachman Abstract Using data from a Nepali population, this analysis argues that marriage style and postmarital living arrangements affect coital frequency to produce variations in the timing of first birth after marriage. Event history analysis of the first birth interval...
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Demography (1992) 29 (1): 93–112.
Published: 01 February 1992
...Jeffrey A. Burr; Jan E. Mutchler Abstract In this paper we examine the influence of cultural preferences on living arrangements for a sample of older unmarried Hispanic and non-Hispanic white females. We develop a conceptual framework composed of three sets of factors: availability of kin, economic...
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Demography (1991) 28 (3): 375–390.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Jan E. Mutchler; Jeffrey A. Burr Abstract Most explanatory models of living arrangements in later life link the decision process surrounding choice of living arrangement to personal resources such as income and health. Applications of these models, however, are based for the most part...
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Demography (1987) 24 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 February 1987
... of household types and marked racial differences in the relative stability and pattern of destination choices. 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1987 1987 Median Survival Time Living Arrangement Nuclear Family Household Type Household Structure References Blanc...
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Demography (1985) 22 (4): 545–563.
Published: 01 November 1985
... seniors seven years after graduation. Although marriage and military service strongly reduce residential dependence on parents, other life-cycle changes such as employment and parenthood are only weakly associated with living arrangements and often affect returning home more than leaving. “Leaving home...
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Demography (1988) 25 (4): 553–566.
Published: 01 November 1988
... a disruption are investigated by using proportional hazard models. Finally, the living arrangements of children by the mother’s marital status, the urban status, and the mother’s educational attainment are explored. The findings indicate that about one-fifth of Mexican children and one-third of Colombian...
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Demography (1989) 26 (4): 627–643.
Published: 01 November 1989
...Linda G. Martin Abstract Using logit techniques and data from surveys of the elderly conducted in 1984 under the auspices of the World Health Organization, this article investigates socioeconomic, cultural, and demographic determinants of living arrangements of the elderly. Having a spouse...
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Demography (1972) 9 (1): 143–157.
Published: 01 February 1972
.... Such a choice is constrained by the availability of relatives, and by whether or not the woman can afford to live alone. The question of living arrangements is one important component of the economic status of women experiencing marital disruption, and the choice between heading a household or sharing someone...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1425–1449.
Published: 05 July 2017
...Jessica Pearlman; Lisa D. Pearce; Dirgha J. Ghimire; Prem Bhandari; Taylor Hargrove Abstract This study integrates theory and research on household fission (or partition) and migration to better understand living arrangements following marriage, especially in historically patrilocal and primarily...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1973–1998.
Published: 15 August 2017
... available, the persistently high rates of intergenerational coresidence among the older foreign-born are often interpreted as driven by cultural preferences and/or a lack of assimilation. To challenge this interpretation, this study investigates the extent to which older immigrants’ living arrangements...
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Demography (1975) 12 (3): 505–518.
Published: 01 August 1975
...Albert Chevan; J. Henry Korson Abstract One of the neglected areas in the study of the social structure of the family is that of widowhood, the last stage in the family life cycle. A study of living arrangements of the widowed provides an opportunity to examine the kinship solidarity of a society...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 813–833.
Published: 13 May 2019
...Ang Sun; Chuanchuan Zhang; Xiangting Hu Abstract In this study, we consider household decision-making on living arrangements and maternal labor supply in extended families with young children. In such a context, decision-making is driven by the concerns that the companionship of children...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1303–1326.
Published: 17 June 2019
...Natasha Pilkauskas; Katherine Michelmore Abstract As rents have risen and wages have not kept pace, housing affordability in the United States has declined over the last 15 years, impacting the housing and living arrangements of low-income families. Housing subsidies improve the housing situations...
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Demography (2023) 60 (5): 1283–1307.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Mariana Amorim; Natasha Pilkauskas Abstract The proportion of U.S. children living in doubled-up households, in which a child lives with a parent plus adult kin or nonkin, has increased in the last 40 years. Although shared living arrangements are often understood as a strategy to cope with crises...
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