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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 171–194.
Published: 09 January 2020
...James M. Raymo; Hyunjoon Park Abstract Explanations for the substantial decline in rates of marriage in East Asian countries often emphasize the role of rapid educational expansion for women in reducing the desirability of marriages characterized by a strong gender-based division of labor. Focusing...
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Published: 02 August 2017
Fig. 1 Incidence of marriage types by year of marriage. Source: Authors’ illustration based on 2011 Life in Kyrgyzstan (LIK) data More
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1693–1715.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Christina M. Gibson-Davis; Elizabeth O. Ananat; Anna Gassman-Pines Abstract Conventional wisdom holds that births following the colloquially termed “shotgun marriage”—that is, births to parents who married between conception and the birth—are nearing obsolescence. To investigate trends in shotgun...
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Demography (2023) 60 (3): 939–963.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Fumiya Uchikoshi; James M. Raymo; Shohei Yoda Abstract This study explores how changes in sibship composition associated with fertility decline may, in conjunction with entrenched family norms and expectations associated with specific sibship positions, impact marriage rates and further reduce...
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Demography (1998) 35 (2): 251–258.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Heather Koball Abstract Prior to World War II, the median age at marriage for white men was later than that for African American men. Since World War II, African American men have, on average, married later than white men. A discrete-time hazard model using data from the National Survey of Families...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 147–169.
Published: 09 January 2020
...Martin Kolk; Gunnar Andersson Abstract In this study, we provide demographic insight into the still relatively new family form of same-sex marriage. We focus on period trends in same-sex marriage formation and divorce during 1995–2012 in Sweden and the role of childbearing in same-sex unions...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2349–2350.
Published: 18 November 2014
...Mircea Trandafir Reference Trandafir , M. ( 2014 ). The effect of same-sex marriage laws on different-sex marriage: Evidence from the Netherlands . Demography , 51 , 317 – 340 . 10.1007/s13524-013-0248-7 1 Indeed, several same-sex marriage bans were justified based...
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Published: 15 September 2020
Fig. 5 Marriage order of women in polygamous marriages and mortality by marriage group size. Error bars are 95% confidence intervals. Each panel represents a separate analysis by completed marriage group size. Estimates are based on Models 6 and 7. More
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 563–585.
Published: 31 January 2014
...Marcus Dillender Abstract Some conservative groups argue that allowing same-sex couples to marry reduces the value of marriage to opposite-sex couples. This article examines how changes in U.S. legal recognition laws occurring between 1995 and 2010 designed to include same-sex couples have altered...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2343–2347.
Published: 21 October 2014
...Alexis Dinno Abstract In the recent Demography article titled “The Effect of Same-Sex Marriage Laws on Different-Sex Marriage: Evidence From the Netherlands,” Trandafir attempted to answer the question, Are rates of opposite sex marriage affected by legal recognition of same-sex marriages...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 317–340.
Published: 05 November 2013
...Mircea Trandafir Abstract It has long been argued that the legalization of same-sex marriage would have a negative impact on marriage. In this article, I examine how different-sex marriage in the Netherlands was affected by the enactment of two laws: a 1998 law that provided all couples...
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Published: 03 July 2014
Fig. 1 Hazard of marriage, by type of marriage, for children born to black (panel a), white (panel b), and Hispanic mothers (panel c) More
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Mika Ueyama; Futoshi Yamauchi Abstract This article examines the effect of AIDS-related mortality of the prime-age adult population on marriage behavior among women in Malawi. A rise in prime-age adult mortality increases risks associated with the search for a marriage partner in the marriage...
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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 439–460.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Lucie Schmidt Abstract The existing literature on marriage and fertility decisions pays little attention to the roles played by risk preferences and uncertainty. However, given uncertainty regarding the availability of suitable marriage partners, the ability to contracept, and the ability...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 223–240.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Daniel T. Lichter; Zhenchao Qian; Leanna M. Mellott Abstract The objective of this paper is to identify the incentives and barriers to marriage among cohabiting women, especially disadvantaged mothers who are targets of welfare reform. We use the newly released cohabitation data from the National...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 241–253.
Published: 01 May 2006
... a model that attributes the rise to changes in marriage behavior, with no necessary changes in fertility. A variety of empirical tests strongly support this conclusion and invites focused attention to issues related to marriage behavior as well as to the interactions between marriage and fertility. 14...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 463–490.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Eugene Choo; Aloysius Siow Abstract We use marriage matching functions to study how marital patterns change when population supplies change. Specifically, we use a behavioral marriage matching function with spillover effects to rationalize marriage and cohabitation behavior in contemporary Canada...
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Demography (2006) 43 (4): 659–672.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Quality.” . American Sociological Review , 60 , 58 – 66 . 10.2307/2096345 Amato , P.R. , & Rogers , S.J. ( 1997 ). “A Longitudinal Study of Marital Problems and Subsequent Divorce.” . Journal of Marriage and the Family , 59 , 612 – 24 . 10.2307/353949 Axinn , W.G...
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Demography (2006) 43 (4): 711–725.
Published: 01 November 2006
... a positive, not a negative, effect of lagged migration experience on the likelihood of marriage. The findings also indicate gender differences. Migration’s positive impact is independent of other life events for women but is completely “explained” by employment for men. 14 1 2011 © Population...
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Demography (2006) 43 (4): 691–710.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Greg J. Duncan; Bessie Wilkerson; Paula England Abstract We use data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth to estimate changes in binge drinking, marijuana use, and cigarette smoking surrounding young adults’ first experiences of cohabitation and marriage. Both marriage and cohabitation...