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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1357–1379.
Published: 01 July 2014
... ) and a marriage that would have been formed even in the absence of a state intervention ( average marriage ). We exploit the suspension of a cash-on-hand marriage subsidy in Austria to examine the differential behavior of marginal and average marriages. The announcement of an impending suspension of this subsidy...
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schillings within the first five years after the establishment of a new household by newlyweds was abolished. However, per January 1, 1972, a marriage subsidy for every person with unrestricted tax liability in Austria who had never been married of 7,500 Austrian schillings was introduced. Thus, two Austrian More
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Demography (2018) 55 (6): 2345–2370.
Published: 27 November 2018
...Junhong Chu; Haoming Liu; I. P. L. Png Abstract We exploit China’s heating policy to investigate how nonlabor income affects marriage. From the mid-1950s, the policy gave substantial subsidies to urban residents north of the Huai River. Applying geographic regression discontinuity, we find...
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periods: pretreatment period (1981 through September 1987, no compositional effect, transfer effect from the existence of marriage subsidy), treatment period (β 3 ; October through December 1987, compositional effect from marginal marriages and transfer effect), and post-treatment period (β 4 ; 1988 More
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Demography (2018) 55 (2): 617–642.
Published: 14 March 2018
... of treatment weighting Early adulthood is a demographically dense period characterized by short-spaced transitions to higher education, marriage, parenthood, employment, and independent living. It is a period when young adults make decisions that set in place long-term trajectories that are not only...
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Demography (2022) 59 (1): 247–266.
Published: 01 February 2022
... policies influence marital behavior. For example, using natural experiments with longitudinal data, Frimmel et al. (2014) found that supportive marriage policies, in particular cash-on-hand marriage subsidies, led to a substantial marriage boom in Austria, and a marriage created by the policies...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 401–432.
Published: 07 March 2015
... families were significantly less likely to experience a parental dissolution than children living in cohabiting households, with just 7 % experiencing marital dissolution but 20 % experiencing cohabitation dissolution in the 2000s. Consistent with national trends, the stability of marriages among those...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 783–811.
Published: 19 May 2011
..., and mitigate the pain of an old age without sons, while improving the prospects of future men for the marriage market. The anticipated cost of such a program could also be lowered by taxing sons. Although I outline the costs of the program as a direct subsidy to those without a son, the model’s predictions...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 165–179.
Published: 01 February 2002
... incomes and those who are former welfare recipients, these costs may be an insurmountable barrier to employment or economic self-sufficiency. Despite increased public spending in this area, the receipt of any child care subsidy appears to be a relatively rare and uncertain event. In this study, we use...
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Demography (2010) 47 (2): 503–519.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Adriaan Kalwij Abstract This article analyzes the impact on fertility of changes in national expenditure for family allowances, maternity- and parental-leave benefits, and childcare subsidies. To do so, I estimate a model for the timing of births using individual-level data from 16 western European...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 139–164.
Published: 01 February 2002
.../003465397556467 Barrow , L. ( 1999 ). An Analysis of Women’s Return-to-Work Decisions Following First Birth . Economic Inquiry , 37 , 432 – 51 . 10.1111/j.1465-7295.1999.tb01441.x Berger , M.C. , & Black , D.A. ( 1992 ). Child Care Subsidies, Quality of Care, and the Labor...
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Demography (1996) 33 (1): 82–97.
Published: 01 February 1996
... History Analysis . Beverly Hills : Sage . Aquilino W.S. ( 1990 ). The Likelihood of Parent-Child Coresidence: Effects of Family Structure and Parental Characteristics . Journal of Marriage and the Family , 52 , 405 – 19 . 10.2307/353035 Aquilino W.S. ( 1991 ). Family...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 933–954.
Published: 06 November 2012
... have begun to offer adoption subsidies to offset some of these expenses, significantly lowering the cost of adopting a child who is in the foster care system. This article presents empirical evidence of the role that these economic incentives play in foster parents’ decision of when, or if, to adopt...
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Demography (1994) 31 (1): 33–63.
Published: 01 February 1994
.... H. ( 1990 ). Regional Fertility Differentials in Indonesia: Causes and Trends . Canberra, Australia : Australian National University . Hull T. ( 1987 ). Changing Marriage Behavior in Java: The Role of Timing of Consummation . Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science , 15 ( 1...
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Demography (1985) 22 (4): 499–513.
Published: 01 November 1985
... is higher among families in which the husband’s income, the wife’s wage, and the level of the wife’s labor supply are high; these households are likely to benefit the most from subsidies to the market forms of care that are small relative to the total cost of care (e.g. the present system of tax credits...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 189–221.
Published: 29 January 2018
..., the maximum subsidy rate for the EITC based on year and number of qualifying children, whether the state offers a refundable state EITC, and the family size–specific maximum SNAP benefit. Even though it is set nationally, the EITC subsidy rate is identified by its variation over time and by the number...
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Demography (2004) 41 (2): 189–212.
Published: 01 May 2004
...John M. Fitzgerald; David C. Ribar Abstract While much of the focus of recent welfare reforms has been on moving recipients from welfare to work, many reforms were also directed at decisions regarding living arrangements, pregnancy, marriage, and cohabitation. This article assesses the impact...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 345–372.
Published: 01 May 2007
... . Brewster , K. , & Rindfuss , R.R. ( 2000 ). Fertility and Women’s Employment in Industrialized Countries . Annual Review of Sociology , 26 , 271 – 96 . 10.1146/annurev.soc.26.1.271 Bumpass , L.L. , & Mburugu , E.K. ( 1977 ). Age at Marriage and Completed Fertility...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1789–1818.
Published: 10 May 2013
... disadvantaged personal and relationship characteristics, or because they lack the normative and institutional supports of marriage, thus rendering their relationships more sensitive to disadvantage. In this article, we evaluate these two sources of union instability among married, cohabiting, and dating parents...
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Demography (2016) 53 (2): 393–418.
Published: 24 February 2016
... of the labor market? . In Mincy , R. B. (Ed.), Black males left behind (pp. 87 – 119 ). Washington, DC : The Urban Institute Press . Blau , D. M. ( 2003 ). Child care subsidy programs . In Moffitt , R. (Ed.), Means-tested transfer programs in the United States (pp. 443 – 516...
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