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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1345–1355.
Published: 25 June 2015
... migrants, child migrants, and migrants from the Mexican border region, and an overestimate of migrants from the periphery region. The MxFLS is an ongoing, longitudinal survey of 35,677 individuals in 8,440 households in Mexico who were originally surveyed in 2002 and reinterviewed in 2005 (Rubalcava...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 183–209.
Published: 22 January 2011
... rounds of panel survey data from the Indonesian Family Life Survey, we employ the counterfactual framework developed by Rosenbaum and Rubin to examine the relationship between having a migrant child and the health of elders aged 50 and older, as measured by activities of daily living (ADL), self-rated...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 531–558.
Published: 18 May 2011
...Philippe Bocquier; Nyovani Janet Madise; Eliya Msiyaphazi Zulu Abstract Evidence of higher child mortality of rural-to-urban migrants compared with urban nonmigrants is growing. However, less attention has been paid to comparing the situation of the same families before and after they migrate...
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Demography (1990) 27 (4): 601–616.
Published: 01 November 1990
... of mortality before the age of 5 than children of urban nonmigrants, even after the mother has lived in the city for several years. This migrant mortality disadvantage persists when controlling for numerous socioeconomic and fertility-related factors typically associated with child mortality in developing...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1765–1792.
Published: 01 October 2021
... head's first migration occurred when a child was between ages 0 and 14, we identified that child as a migrant-child and placed them in the treated group. We classified children as nonmigrant children if their household heads never migrated, first migrated before the child was born, or first migrated...
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 481–491.
Published: 01 November 1997
...Alice Goldstein; Michael White; Sidney Goldstein Abstract Despite China s one-child family planning policy, the nation experienced a slight rise in the birth rate in the mid-1980s. Many observers attributed this rise to the heightened fertility of those rural-to-urban migrants who moved without...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2229–2254.
Published: 08 November 2014
... to self-select into migration (Borjas 1987 ). Previous research has found substantial support for the selection hypothesis among both rural-urban and urban-rural migrants in Ghana (Chattopadhyay et al. 2006 ). Another recent study on child mortality of rural-to-urban migrants found that migrants had...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1029–1048.
Published: 21 June 2011
... migration was associated with a higher likelihood of wanting another child, but the difference between wives of more- and less-successful migrants was rather modest. The first three columns of Table  5 summarize the results of logistic regression models predicting the intention to have more children...
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Demography (1978) 15 (4): 459–476.
Published: 01 November 1978
... of the importance of religion and self-reports of frequency of church atten- dance were significantly negatively related (r 22 and -.17, respectively) with consonance with Caucasian attitudes to- ward children. Does Change Occur Among "Poor" and "Nonmodern' Migrants? The preceding section has shown that the child...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 May 2007
... are less likely to work as migrants when a parent is ill. Poor health of an elderly parent has less impact on the probability of employment as a migrant when an adult child has siblings who may be available to provide care. We also highlight the potential importance of including information on nonresident...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1825–1851.
Published: 15 October 2015
...Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes; Susan Pozo; Thitima Puttitanun Abstract Given the unprecedented increase in the flow of migrants from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to the United States, this article analyzes the impact of U.S. interior enforcement on parent–child separations among Central American...
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Demography (1996) 33 (4): 429–442.
Published: 01 November 1996
..., we find that first- and second-generation migrants to the u.s. mainland face substantially higher risks of conceiving and bearing a first child before marriage than do nonmigrants in Puerto Rico. This pattern is due largely to the relatively early transition to sexual activity among mainland women...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 699–718.
Published: 20 January 2012
... of mobility. For children whose mothers were coresident, there was no effect of maternal substitutes on child mobility. However, among children whose mothers were temporary migrants or living elsewhere, the presence of prime-aged and elderly females lowered the odds of mobility. For maternal orphans...
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Demography (2000) 37 (3): 323–338.
Published: 01 August 2000
... betterment hypothesis (i.e., that the risk of child poverty is reduced by island-to-mainland migration) and to determine the extent to which the observed differences in child poverty by migration status can be ex- Analyses of migrants economic circumstances typically use the native-born in the destination...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 363–373.
Published: 01 March 1967
...) changes in urban fertility are inversely related to changes in the proportion of the urban population employed in the secondary sector of the economy. At each census date from 1940 to 1960, the association between urban fertility (age-standardized child-woman ratio adjusted for infant mortality...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 925–936.
Published: 01 June 1967
... más primeros nacimientos entre las mujeres de menos de 20 años de edad, siendo en este ultimo grupo de edades donde la tasa de concepciones prematrimoniales es especial-mente alta. Summary Although comprehensive investigation of child spacing patterns requires consideration of those births that were...
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Demography (1984) 21 (4): 501–517.
Published: 01 November 1984
... simulations. 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1984 1984 Total Fertility Rate Migrant Status Seasonal Migration Migrant Child Migrant Woman References Bean F. D. , King A. G. , & Passel J. S. ( 1983 ). The Number of Illegal Migrants of Mexican...
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Published: 01 April 2024
Fig. 3 Marginal effect of migration experience on the transition to motherhood (Models 1–3). In Model 3, migrants have a 0.01 lower annual risk of having a first child than nonmigrants. Whiskers represent 95% confidence intervals. More
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Published: 01 April 2024
Fig. 4 Marginal effect of migration experience and intentions on the transition to motherhood (Models 5–7). In Model 5, prospective migrants have a 0.03 lower annual risk of having a first child than nonmigrants. Whiskers represent 95% confidence intervals. More
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1121–1146.
Published: 29 July 2015
... et al. 2002 ). Finally, larger households (Collinson et al. 2006 ) and households with elderly women (Posel et al. 2006 ) are more likely to send female migrants. “Child fostering” refers to a situation in which a child does not live with either biological parent. 3 The living...
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