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Demography (1998) 35 (3): 323–333.
Published: 01 August 1998
... differences in high-status occupational attainment were negligible. In contrast, large ethnic differences in manufacturing and agricultural occupations persisted after education and geography were statistically controlled. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1998 1998 Ethnic...
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Demography (1984) 21 (4): 655–666.
Published: 01 November 1984
...Mark A. Fossett Abstract This note considers whether city differences in racial occupational distribution are best investigated using measures of nominal differentiation or measures of inequality, and argues that measures of inequality are better suited for testing the prevailing theories of race...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1749–1775.
Published: 14 September 2018
...Michael Baker; Kirsten Cornelson Abstract Research on sex differences in humans documents gender differences in sensory, motor, and spatial aptitudes. These aptitudes, as captured by Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT) codes, predict the occupational choices of men and women in the directions...
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Demography (1996) 33 (1): 111–132.
Published: 01 February 1996
... racial groups. Most of the racial differentials in occupational status can be explained by racial differences in the personal assets that determine occupational attainment (especially education), but only a much smaller fraction of the White/non-White income differential can be so explained. Despite...
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Demography (1972) 9 (2): 295–308.
Published: 01 May 1972
... to be important for the sex ratio, education and income levels, and labor force and occupational variables. Characteristics associated with nearness to a large city included income, male labor force participation, occupation, and industry. Growth was important for age and sex differences, education, income...
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Demography (1973) 10 (2): 243–258.
Published: 01 May 1973
... educational levels can expect to move over the course of their lives. The independent effects of age, education, and occupation are also examined. Two other sections investigate trends in educational selectivity of migration in the United States and international comparisons of occupational differences...
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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 443–457.
Published: 01 August 1993
... of fertility using these and other demographic characteristics as independent variables. The conclusions emphasize the importance of the overall trend toward fertility decline in the United States, as well as the role of religion and of occupational differences, in determining changes in fertility behavior...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 352–377.
Published: 01 June 1966
... in the group 15–29 years of age, where the rates were 73 percent for migrants and 61 percent for natives. A similar differential was found for women. An income differential unfavorable toward migrants was found for both male and female workers. Among male workers there were no major occupational differences...
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Demography (1999) 36 (3): 355–367.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Norman J. Johnson; Paul D. Sorlie; Eric Backlund Abstract We compare mortality differences for specific and general categories of occupations using a national cohort of approximately 380,000 persons aged 25-64 from the U.S. National Longitudinal Mortality Study. Based on comparisons of relative...
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Demography (1984) 21 (4): 667–671.
Published: 01 November 1984
...Moshe Semyonov; Danny R. Hoyt; Richard Ira Scott Summary During the last few decades the study of racial differences in occupational and economic attainment has progressed rapidly, both in terms of theory and research. The ecological study of the racial and ethnic organization of local labor...
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Demography (1971) 8 (1): 91–101.
Published: 01 February 1971
... by social level in suburbia and in a high degree of socio-economic homogeneity within suburban neighborhoods. A comparison of eight central cities with their suburban zones in 1950 and in 1960 revealed, for both dates, (a) small differences in occupational distributions between the central cities...
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Demography (1988) 25 (3): 371–386.
Published: 01 August 1988
... Rate Life Table Model Occupational Difference Total Life Expectancy References Ball , R. ( 1978 ). Social Security Today and Tomorrow . New York : Columbia University Press . Chapman , S. H. , La Plante , M. P. , & Wilensky , G. ( 1986 ). Life expectancy...
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Demography (2008) 45 (4): 829–849.
Published: 01 November 2008
....” This article considers a related but largely unexplored question: what is the effect of having an occupation that is associated with frequent migration on the migration decisions of a household and on the earnings of the spouse? Further, how do these effects differ between men and women? The Public Use...
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Demography (1990) 27 (2): 267–284.
Published: 01 May 1990
... of the structural health production function itself. We think that we make a contribution by exploring how such associations depend on the length of the sample period, the functional form, and the different ways in which we control for unobserved frailty. We now describe our occupation and smoking variables, both...
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Demography (1990) 27 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 August 1990
.... In contrast to the assumed homogeneity of previous working life table analyses, the present study shows marked differences in labor force mobility and working and nonworking life expectancy according to occupation, class of worker, education, race, and marital status. We briefly discuss the implications...
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 539–550.
Published: 01 November 1997
... immigrants in New York and black female immigrants in London hold more favorable occupational status. These results reflect differences in (1) the presence of indigenous minorities—African Americans and Puerto Ricans—in New York but not London, and (2) the relatively low position of indigenous minority males...
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Demography (2023) 60 (3): 761–784.
Published: 01 June 2023
... effects (men's and women's uneven distribution across fields) than through the coefficient effects (gender differences in the likelihood of entering a male-dominated occupation from the same field). Endowment effects are highest in fields strongly linked to the labor market, suggesting that educational...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 219–245.
Published: 01 February 2021
... parent-child U.S. intergenerational occupational mobility patterns and child occupational attainment differ based on parental premigration occupational status (i.e., low- vs. high-skilled) and parental postmigration occupational mobility (i.e., upward, same, or downward). Our results suggest...
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Demography (1979) 16 (1): 89–101.
Published: 01 February 1979
...Rachel A. Rosenfeld; Aage B. Sørensen Abstract Using the 1970 Census data, this paper examines differences by sex in patterns of intragenerational occupational mobility over a five year period (1965–1970) for two cohorts of white, U.S. men and women. The observed mobility patterns are separated...
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Demography (2009) 46 (2): 221–246.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... This suggests that recent job churning within the United States (i.e., high rates of job loss but low unemployment) may impact certain health outcomes but not others. I nd no evidence that the health consequences of job loss differ across white- and blue- collar occupations, although health-related selection...