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Published: 08 April 2020
Fig. 2 Survival rates for mothers with and mothers without twins at first birth More
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Demography (2006) 43 (4): 617–629.
Published: 01 November 2006
... complements this approach by focusing instead on the likely reduction in the help that mothers of small children have received as declines both in fertility and the coresidence of nonnuclear adults have reduced the number of other women in the household. Using national census data for the period 1880 to 2000...
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Demography (2003) 40 (3): 451–478.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Kristen Harknett; Lisa A. Gennetian Abstract Using data from an experimental evaluation in two Canadian provinces, we found that offering an earnings supplement to single mothers in place of welfare altered rates of marriage and cohabitation, but that the direction of the effects varied by province...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 139–164.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Charles L. Baum, II Abstract Child care costs reduce the net benefit of working and consequently influence mothers’ decisions to work. They affect the employment of low-income mothers in particular because they represent a larger portion of these mothers’ earnings. I used a hazard framework...
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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 415–433.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Wendy Sigle-Rushton; Sara McLanahan Abstract We use data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study to describe the living arrangements of new, unwed mothers and to examine the selection process that underlies choices of living arrangements. Our analysis goes beyond previous studies...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 145–155.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Jacob Alex Klerman; Arleen Leibowitz Abstract In the early 1990s, both state and federal governments enacted maternity-leave legislation. The key provision of that legislation is that after a leave of a limited duration, the recent mother is guaranteed the right to return to her preleave employer...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 195–203.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of formerly married mothers are only 56% those of their former husbands. The postseparation gender gap is reduced if the wife was employed full-time and was an above-average earner before marital disruption. The gap is also relatively small among the least economically independent wives, those who were...
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Demography (1998) 35 (3): 259–278.
Published: 01 August 1998
.... 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1998 1998 BEYOND SINGLE MOTHERS: COHABITATION AND MARRIAGE IN THE AFDC PROGRAM* ROBERT A. MOFFITT, ROBERTREVILLE, AND ANNE E.WINKLER Weinvestigate the extent and implications ofcohabitation and marriage among U.S. welfare recipients...
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Demography (1995) 32 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Arleen Leibowitz; Jacob Alex Klerman Abstract Employment of married mothers with preschool children rose dramatically between 1971 and 1990. Using CPS data, we find that about one-fifth of the increase in labor supply can be attributed to changes in mothers’ demographic characteristics (age...
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Demography (1991) 28 (3): 333–351.
Published: 01 August 1991
... Participation.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, Baltimore. Ermisch , John F. ( 1989 ). Purchased Child Care, Optimal Family Size, and Mother’s Employment: Theory and Econometric Analysis . Journal of Population Economics , 2 , 79 – 102 . 10.1007...
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Demography (1987) 24 (2): 271–278.
Published: 01 May 1987
...K. Srinivasan; A. C. Muthiah Abstract In a number of developing countries, especially in South Asia, there is a custom for a pregnant woman to go to her mother’s home for delivery and remain for some months afterwards. In this context, estimates of various fertility measures, based on data from...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 329–349.
Published: 01 August 1986
...John O. G. Billy; Nancy S. Landale; Steven D. McLaughlin Abstract The effect of the sequencing of marriage and first birth on marital dissolution among adolescent mothers is investigated. We compare three groups who had a first live birth before age 20: those married before becoming pregnant, those...
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Demography (1985) 22 (3): 381–394.
Published: 01 August 1985
...Marta Tienda; Jennifer Glass Abstract This paper investigates whether the inclusion of nonnuclear adults in a household facilitates the labor force participation of single and married mothers. Results based on a sample of extended and nuclear households show that the extension mechanism facilitates...
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Demography (1977) 14 (3): 273–284.
Published: 01 August 1977
...William B. Clifford; Patricia L. Tobin Abstract This paper offers additional insight and evidence on the well-documented inverse relationship between female employment and fertility. Interviews with 388 working mothers from a probability sample in Robeson County, North Carolina, provide the data...
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Demography (2000) 37 (2): 203–213.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Judi Bartfeld Abstract This article provides national estimates of the current and potential impact of private child support transfers on the economic well-being of custodial and noncustodial families following marital dissolution. Mothers and children fare dramatically worse than fathers after...
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Demography (1972) 9 (1): 143–157.
Published: 01 February 1972
... else’s household influences the differential incidence among population subgroups of the female-headed family. The living arrangements of mothers without husbands are investigated cross-sectionally using the 1/1000 sample of the 1960 census. Attention is focused on what characteristics (age, family...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 135–142.
Published: 01 March 1967
...Gordon F. Sutton; Gooloo S. Wunderlich Summary Marital fertility rates by educational attainment of mother are estimated for the United States for 1963. These calculations are based upon information collected in a probability sample survey of women having births in 1963 and are prepared by relating...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 107–133.
Published: 08 February 2018
...Joanna R. Pepin; Liana C. Sayer; Lynne M. Casper Abstract Assumptions that single mothers are “time poor” compared with married mothers are ubiquitous. We tested theorized associations derived from the time poverty thesis and the gender perspective using the 2003–2012 American Time Use Surveys...
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Demography (2018) 55 (2): 587–615.
Published: 08 March 2018
...Nicole Guertzgen; Karsten Hank Abstract Exploiting unique German administrative data, we estimate the association between an expansion in maternity leave duration from two to six months in 1979 and mothers’ postbirth long-term sickness absence over a period of three decades after childbirth...
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Demography (1979) 16 (2): 177–197.
Published: 01 May 1979
... References Bahr S. J. ( 1974 ). Effects on Power and Division of Labor in the Family . In Lois W. Hoffman , & F. I. Nye (Eds.), Working Mothers (pp. 167 – 185 ). San Francisco : Jossey-Bass . Becker Gary S. ( 1975 ). Human Capital . Second edition. New York...