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Demography (1974) 11 (2): 291–299.
Published: 01 May 1974
... squeeze.” The comparison among the expected number of grooms, that of brides, and the observed number of marriages supplies information on the effects of the squeeze. In Australia, marriage statistics of 1949 were considered to reflect preferred selections. In 1958, men of most ages were in a squeeze...
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Demography (1983) 20 (1): 61–78.
Published: 01 February 1983
...Robert Schoen Abstract The “marriage squeeze,” or the effect on marriage of an imbalance between the numbers of males and females, has been seen as having a great influence on contemporary marriage behavior. Nonetheless, the literature does not contain a clear definition of exactly what a marriage...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 77–100.
Published: 17 December 2011
...Christophe Z. Guilmoto Abstract I examine the potential impact of the anticipated future marriage squeeze on nuptiality patterns in China and India during the twenty-first century. I use population projections from 2005 to 2100 based on three different scenarios for the sex ratio at birth (SRB...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 907–924.
Published: 01 June 1967
.... These trends can be explained almost entirely by disproportions between the sexes at the prime ages of marriage—that is, by what is commonly called the “marriage squeeze.” The disproportions arose from the increase in births during the period 1939-47, coupled with the fact that women marry earlier than men...
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Published: 17 December 2011
Fig. 1 Two indicators of marriage squeeze according to three SRB scenarios, China: 2005–2100. See the text for details on SRB scenarios and the indicators used More
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Published: 17 December 2011
Fig. 2 Two indicators of marriage squeeze according to three SRB scenarios, India: 2005–2100. See the text for details on SRB scenarios and the indicators used More
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 442–452.
Published: 01 June 1967
... assumptions were generated by assuming various outcomes of the marriage squeeze (defined as the excess of females relative to the number of males in the main ages at marriage in the next few years). Assumptions about proportions of household heads were generated by assuming, in varying degrees, continuation...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 549–569.
Published: 01 November 1971
... to other population transformations, but embodies a constraint such that, in general, the marriage regime cannot be strictly stable over time. The approach is applied to study the “marriage squeeze,” the alteration in marriage patterns that results from an imbalance in the “marriage market” or numbers...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 183–208.
Published: 21 January 2015
... 1997 ; Schoen and Baj 1985 ). Sex ratio measures are simple, widely used indicators to examine potential population imbalances of either sex that may trigger a “marriage squeeze” (Fraboni and Billari 2001 ). Table  2 reports various population sex ratio (males/females) indicators for the period...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 247–264.
Published: 01 May 1992
... approached from several disciplines. Demographers emphasize the numerical constraints on marriage rates created by marriage squeezes (Schoen 1983; Schoen and KluegeI1988). Economists see marriage market disequilibria as influencing the rewards and costs of marriage, and thus affecting marriage rates...
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Demography (2000) 37 (1): 29–40.
Published: 01 February 2000
... of America 2000 2000 Potential Mate Marriage Market Concentrate Market Marriage Timing Marriage Squeeze References Akers , D.S. ( 1967 ). On Measuring the Marriage Squeeze . Demography , 4 , 907 – 24 . 10.2307/2060328 Allison , P.D. ( 1982 ). Discrete-Time Methods...
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Demography (1981) 18 (2): 201–216.
Published: 01 May 1981
... behavior can be decomposed into the effects produced by age-sex composition and those produced by the underlying preferences. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1981 1981 Marriage Market Marriage Rate Female Marriage Harmonic Means Marriage Squeeze References...
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Demography (1972) 9 (4): 549–567.
Published: 01 November 1972
... Fertility Rate References Akers , D. S. ( 1967 ). On measuring the marriage squeeze . Demography , 4 , 907 – 942 . 10.2307/2060328 Becker , G. S. ( 1960 ). An economic analysis of fertility National Bureau of Economic Research, Demographic and Economic Change in Developed...
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Demography (1985) 22 (2): 265–279.
Published: 01 May 1985
... in marriage rates? Anoth- er issue which has received little atten- tion is the uniformity of trends and age effects across sex and race. Such factors as the marriage squeeze and differential patterns of military service, education, and employment could cause differences in trends by sex while cultural...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 745–756.
Published: 01 June 1968
... the Marriage Squeeze,” D. S. Akers and R. Parke. Abstract in Population Index 33, Number 3 (July–September, 1967). 13 Report of the Registrar General ..., op. cit. Report of the Registrar-General of Ceylon on Vital Statistics for 1963 . 14 Report of the Advisory Committee on Family Planning...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 171–194.
Published: 09 January 2020
... on the implications of shifting marriage market composition is not novel: it is a straightforward extension of a long line of research on the ways in which changes in the relative prevalence of men and women of different ages (or other characteristics) can result in marriage squeezes (e.g., Crowder and Tolnay 2000...
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Demography (1973) 10 (3): 301–314.
Published: 01 August 1973
... to experience divorce at least twice during their lifetime. 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1973 1973 Birth Cohort Married Woman Current Population Survey Divorce Rate Marriage Rate References Akers , Donald S. ( 1967 ). On Measuring the Marriage Squeeze...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 579–586.
Published: 01 August 2010
... K.J. ( 1993 ). Mate Availability and Family Structure Among African Americans in U.S. Metropolitan Areas . Journal of Marriage and the Family , 55 , 288 – 302 . 10.2307/352802 Goodkind D. ( 1997 ). The Vietnamese Double Marriage Squeeze . International Migration Review , 31...
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Demography (1974) 11 (1): 131–142.
Published: 01 February 1974
... out, differences in sex Journal of Marriage and Family Living 22: ratio at birth would eventually cause 27-35. changes in the sex ratio during repro- Keyfitz, Nathan, and Wilhelm Flieger. 1971. ductive ages; in turn, this could cause Population: Facts and Methods of Demog- a marriage squeeze, affect...
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Demography (1998) 35 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 August 1998
... ). The Impact of the Female Marriage Squeeze and the Contraceptive Revolution on Sex Roles and the Women’s Liberation Movement in the United States, 1960 to 1975 . Journal of Marriage and the Family , 43 , 49 – 65 . 10.2307/351416 Johnson , R.D. ( 1980 ). Religious Assortative Marriage...