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Demography (2023) 60 (2): 411–430.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Ben Malinga John; Natalie Nitsche Abstract The lack of nationally representative data with detailed marriage histories in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) impedes a comprehensive understanding of essential aspects of union dissolution, such as the timing of first union dissolution...
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Demography (2006) 43 (4): 711–725.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Association of America 2006 2006 School Enrollment Marriage Market Migration Experience Life History Data Home Village References Allison , P.D ( 2000 ). Survival Analysis Using the SAS System: A Practical Guide . Cary, NC : SAS Institute Inc. . Caldwell , J.C. ( 1980...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 983–1004.
Published: 21 June 2011
... individuals in light of their premarital cohabitation histories. Over time, marriage positively correlates with wealth accumulation. Most married persons with a premarital cohabitation history have wealth trajectories that are indistinguishable from those without cohabitation experience, with one exception...
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Demography (1978) 15 (3): 345–359.
Published: 01 August 1978
...James McCarthy Abstract This paper applies the techniques of multiple decrement life tables to marriage histories collected as part of the 1973 National Survey of Family Growth, in an attempt to examine differences in pattern and level of marriage dissolution by marriage order. The paper considers...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 861–882.
Published: 05 May 2015
... marriage histories from a nationally representative survey conducted in the period 2011–2012 to examine the dynamics of traditional marital practices among that country’s two main ethnic groups—Kyrgyz and Uzbeks—focusing on trends in arranged marriages and in marriages involving bride kidnapping...
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Demography (1988) 25 (4): 497–508.
Published: 01 November 1988
...Arland Thornton Abstract Using cohabitation and marriage histories collected in 1985 from 23-year-old women and men, this study investigates the process of union formation, considering transitions from single life into cohabitation and marriage. The outcomes of cohabitation are also considered—both...
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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 417–438.
Published: 01 May 2008
... in this regard. In contrast, this article treats marriage as a resource for HIV risk management via mechanisms of positive selection (partner choice) and negative selection (divorce of an adulterous spouse). Retrospective marriage histories and panel data provide the evidence for this study, and results indicate...
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Published: 01 April 2023
Fig. 2 Quantum-adjusted first union survival rates by duration since the first union calculated using (1) complete marriage histories and the Kaplan-Meier method (black; the benchmark) and (2) incomplete marriage histories using the ILTUD method (green). Source: Authors’ calculation based More
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Published: 01 April 2023
Fig. 1 First union survival rates by duration since the first union, calculated using (1) complete marriage histories and the Kaplan–Meier method (black; the benchmark) and (2) incomplete marriage histories (red = observed ρ t ' s ; green = ILTUD method [polynomial smoothing of ρ More
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Demography (2003) 40 (2): 333–349.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Shelly Lundberg; Elaina Rose Abstract We estimate the effect of a child’s gender on the mother’s probability of marriage or remarriage using data from the PSID Marital History and Childbirth and Adoption History Files. We find that the birth of a son speeds the transition into marriage when...
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Demography (2022) 59 (1): 221–246.
Published: 01 February 2022
... cohort differences in the transition into first, second, and third births. Results demonstrate that changing education and marriage/migration histories are important for patterns of entry into childbearing across migrant cohorts—specifically, lower first birth risks among the most recent arrivals...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1463–1485.
Published: 18 September 2015
... of those who cohabit, carefully accounting for trajectories of cohabitation and marriage around the couple’s first birth. Multivariate event history models provide evidence of a weakening association between cohabitation and instability given that marriage occurs at some point before or after the couple’s...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1451–1475.
Published: 05 July 2017
... preferences about nonmarital fertility, as stated before childbearing begins, predict their likelihood of having a nonmarital first birth. I track marriage and fertility histories through ages 24–30 of women asked at ages 11–16 whether they would consider unmarried childbearing. One-quarter of women who...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 659–679.
Published: 01 November 1981
...-49 in Colombia and Peru and 20-49 in Panama. (In addition, the surveys include 2,076 single women in Colombia and 798 single women in Panama.) For each country participating in the World Fertility Survey (WFS), the sur- vey includes a detailed marriage history. Based on a standardized questionnaire...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1319–1344.
Published: 01 July 2014
... formation during young adulthood. Employing discrete-time event-history methods using the NLSY-97, we find that occupational education is positively associated with transitioning to first marriage and with marrying a college-educated partner for women but not for men. Moreover, occupational education...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 647–673.
Published: 01 November 2005
... , 292 – 314 . 10.1093/lawfam/13.3.292 Kallis , K. ( 2005 ). NCDS5 and NCDS6 Partnership Histories . London : Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education . Kiernan , K. ( 2001 ). The Rise of Cohabitation and Childbearing Outside Marriage in Western Europe...
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Demography (1999) 36 (1): 135–144.
Published: 01 February 1999
... fertility histories for their possible superiority over retrospective collection. One third to one half of men’s nonmarital births and births within previous marriages are missed in estimates from retrospective histories. Differential survey underrepresentation of previously married men compared...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 223–240.
Published: 01 May 2006
... alternative or substitute for traditional marriage. Third, our multinomial analysis of transitions from cohabitation into marriage or dissolution highlights the salience of economically disadvantaged family backgrounds, cohabitation and fertility histories, women’s economic resources, and partner...
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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 311–330.
Published: 01 August 1997
... process and to show that large race/schooling differences in career development lead to substantial variations in marriage timing. We develop measures of current career “maturity” and of long-term labor-market position. Employing discrete-time event-history methods, we show that these variables have...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2297–2325.
Published: 29 October 2020
... (2010), and Tunisia (2014), which include detailed labor market histories. For men, employment and especially high-quality employment are associated with more rapid transitions to marriage. For women, past—but not contemporaneous—employment statuses are associated with more rapid transitions to marriage...
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