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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 385–404.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Evelyn L. Lehrer; Carmel U. Chiswick Abstract Using data from the 1987–1988 National Survey of Families and Households, this paper studies the role of the religious composition of unions as a determinant of marital stability. With the exceptions of Mormons and individuals with no religious...
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Demography (1990) 27 (1): 55–63.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Tim B. Heaton Abstract Although there is evidence that the number and ages of children influence marital stability, studies have not systematically tracked the risk of marital disruption throughout the child-rearing years. This study uses marital and fertility histories from the June 1985 Current...
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Demography (2006) 43 (1): 99–125.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Patrick Heuveline; Bunnak Poch Abstract This paper assesses the impact of three main destabilizing factors on marital stability in Cambodia: the radical reformation of marriage under the Khmers Rouges (KR); the imbalanced gender ratio among marriageable adults resulting from gendered mortality...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2103–2126.
Published: 30 October 2014
... control for age at marriage, which is used as indicator for match quality. Moreover, we find that UDL particularly affects marital stability in the presence of children. 2 10 2014 30 10 2014 © Population Association of America 2014 2014 Divorce Family law Family economics...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1463–1485.
Published: 18 September 2015
... Union dissolution Family stability The share of births to unmarried women in the U.S. has almost doubled over the past 25 years: from 22 % in 1985 to 41 % in 2010 (Martin et al. 2012 ). The shift from marital to cohabiting births accounts for much of the increase over this period, particularly...
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Demography (1976) 13 (2): 199–224.
Published: 01 May 1976
...Stanley Lieberson; Christy A. Wilkinson Abstract Differences between Southern and non-Southern blacks living in the North and West are considered for a wide variety of attributes such as employment, occupation, income, marital stability, and offspring’s performance in school. Migrant blacks have...
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Demography (1989) 26 (1): 37–51.
Published: 01 February 1989
... of underreporting, we find that recent rates imply that about two-thirds of all first marriages are likely to end in separation or divorce. We examine the persistence of major differences in marital stability and evaluate the comparative stability of first and second marriages. 7 1 2011 © Population...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Hope Corman; Robert Kaestner Abstract The purpose of this paper is to provide evidence on the effect of child health on marital stability and family structure in an economic framework. We use the 1988 National Health Interview Survey’s Child Health Supplement, with a sample of about 9,000 families...
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Demography (2005) 42 (1): 75–90.
Published: 01 February 2005
... efficiently. We found that the economic costs of living with a single parent are larger for black children than for white children. Most of the discrepancy can be attributed to differences in remarriage rates, marital stability, welfare participation, and female labor supply. 15 2 2011 ©...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 401–432.
Published: 07 March 2015
... those of divorced mothers. These trends imply that changes in marital stability have not contributed to rising income instability among families with children, but trends in the extent and economic costs of cohabitation have likely contributed to rising income instability for less-advantaged children...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 719–733.
Published: 01 August 2010
... source of unobserved heterogeneity, panel models suggest that cohabitation is not selective of individuals with higher risk of marital dissolution and may be a stabilizing factor for higher-order marriages. Further research with more recent data is needed to assess whether these results are statistical...
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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 331–351.
Published: 01 May 2002
... marriages 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2002 2002 Historical Period Parental Divorce Marital Dissolution Marital Disruption Marital Stability References Allison , P. ( 1995 ). Survival Analysis Using the SAS System: A Practical Guide . Cary, NC : SAS...
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Demography (2023) 60 (1): 147–171.
Published: 01 February 2023
... license (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). Wealth Divorce Wealth inequality in the United States is high and rising ( Pfeffer and Schoeni 2016 ). Variation in marital stability amplifies wealth inequality: wealthier couples are more likely to stay married ( Eads and Tach 2016 ; Eads et al. forthcoming...
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Demography (2003) 40 (1): 67–81.
Published: 01 February 2003
... Position Marital Dissolution Marital Disruption Stable Marriage Marital Stability References Becker G.S. ( 1973 ). Theory of Marriage: Part I . Journal of Political Economy , 81 , 813 – 46 . 10.1086/260084 Becker G.S. , Landes E.M. , & Michael R.T. ( 1977...
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Demography (1996) 33 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 February 1996
...Evelyn L. Lehrer; Shoshana Grossbard-Shechtman; J. William Leasure 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1996 1996 Unmarried Woman Fertility Behavior Marital Fertility Marital Disruption Marital Stability References Becker G.S. ( 1981 ). A Treatise...
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Demography (1995) 32 (3): 437–457.
Published: 01 August 1995
... Dependence Marital Disruption Marital Stability Heterogeneity Component References Axinn W. G. , & Thornton A. ( 1992 ). The Influence of Parental Resources on the Timing of the Transition to Marriage . Social Science Research , 21 , 261 – 85 . 10.1016/0049-089X(92)90008-5...
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Demography (1991) 28 (4): 571–586.
Published: 01 November 1991
... effect beyond that expected on the basis of a occupying a particular legal status. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1991 1991 Legal Status Marital Dissolution National Longitudinal Study Marital Disruption Marital Stability References Allison , Paul...
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Demography (1995) 32 (4): 521–532.
Published: 01 November 1995
..., fertility status, partner’s marital status, religion, age at start of cohabitation, year cohabitation commenced, and region. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1995 1995 Hazard Rate Marital Disruption Marital Stability Union Dissolution Premarital Cohabitation...
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Demography (1983) 20 (2): 129–145.
Published: 01 May 1983
... the marital life course, nor did marital strife (as indicated by separation) seem to affect childbearing throughout marriage. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1983 1983 Marital Fertility Fertility Variable Marital Dissolution Marital Disruption Marital Stability...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 203–221.
Published: 01 May 2006
... , 761 – 94 . 10.1111/j.1728-4457.2000.00761.x Bennett , N. , Blanc , A. , & Bloom , D. ( 1988 ). Commitment and the Modern Union: Assessing the Link Between Premarital Cohabitation and Subsequent Marital Stability . American Sociological Review , 53 , 127 – 38 . 10.2307...