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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 1103–1125.
Published: 02 May 2012
...Jonathan Vespa Abstract This study builds on Becker’s and Oppenheimer’s theories of union formation to examine the economic determinants of marriage and cohabitation during older adulthood. Based on the 1998–2006 Health and Retirement Study and a sample of previously married Americans who...
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 503–523.
Published: 10 January 2019
... divorce rate foretells a growth in repartnering during older adulthood. Divorce results in two single people who might form new unions, whereas widowhood leaves just one person available to repartner. Moreover, repartnership following divorce is more common than repartnership after widowhood...
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S65–S85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... experiences may inÀ uence later-life outcomes. For simplicity, we assume there are three stages in life: childhood, young adulthood, and older adulthood. We also collapse economic status and health status into single vari- ables, although each could be thought of as containing several components. For example...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 629–652.
Published: 01 April 2022
... leading to drastic improvements in living standards during adulthood and older age. However, the implications of life course socioeconomic status (SES) trajectories for healthy longevity in later life have not been systematically studied in China. We utilize data from the China Health and Retirement...
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Demography (2008) 45 (4): 907–926.
Published: 01 November 2008
... aged 50 and older in Ismailia, Egypt. Three questions motivate this analysis: (1) Do older women have poorer cognitive functioning than do older men?; (2) Do cognitive resources ac- crued in childhood and adulthood have net positive associations with later-life cognitive functioning for women and men...
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Demography (2018) 55 (2): 435–457.
Published: 28 February 2018
...Emma Zang; Cameron Campbell Abstract In this study, we investigate the effect of early-life coresidence with paternal grandparents on male mortality risks in adulthood and older age in northeast China from 1789 to 1909. Despite growing interest in the influence of grandparents on child outcomes...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 1007–1028.
Published: 22 March 2017
... expect wage declines that predate divorce rather than follow it. Finally, because men are older at divorce than marriage, the transition to adulthood perspective suggests stability in wages in the years surrounding divorce given that most men are no longer experiencing rapid wage growth. Table 1...
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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 87–107.
Published: 01 February 2004
... mechanisms remain unclear. Drawing on the National Longitudinal Survey of Older Men, our analysis shows that men’s mortality is associated with an array of childhood conditions, including socioeconomic status, family living arrangements, mother’s work status, rural residence, and parents’ nativity...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 863–890.
Published: 06 May 2019
... by the time of interview. I argue that this pattern of behaviors is explained by experiences that lead them to accelerate their transition to adulthood compared with same-age students with fewer completed school grades, such as exposure to relatively older peers in school and completing academic milestones...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1389–1425.
Published: 19 July 2019
... outcomes in older ages than surrounding birth cohorts. This study combines several sources of contemporary statistics with full-population individual-level data for Sweden during 1968–2012 to examine the influence of fetal exposure to the Spanish flu on health, adulthood income, and occupational attainment...
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Published: 17 March 2015
Fig. 2 Within-family discrete-time survival analyses: Swedish men aged 52 and older. All-cause mortality by birth order, with and without adjusting for SES in adulthood. Error bars are 95 % confidence intervals More
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Published: 17 March 2015
Fig. 3 Within-family discrete-time survival analyses: Swedish women aged 52 and older. All-cause mortality by birth order, with and without adjusting for SES in adulthood. Error bars are 95 % confidence intervals More
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Demography (2023) 60 (3): 809–835.
Published: 01 June 2023
... adulthood. I investigate the relationship between voluntary return migration and older adult asset accumulation, noting that the return–asset relationship likely differs for voluntary returnees relative to deportees. Data limitations preclude a direct exclusion of deportees from the sample. However...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 209–226.
Published: 01 May 1993
...-being. Gender differences in available roles and opportunities, in both younger and older adulthood, also may influence the level of material resources available to older men and women. I consider these issues using data from a 1986 survey of the elderly on Java, Indonesia. I describe gender differences...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 749–776.
Published: 15 April 2016
... health and disability factors are typically considered important aspects of older adulthood, they can also potentially affect youth and young adults’ ability to transition into adulthood. However, measures of health and disability in commonly used national sources, such as the Current Population Survey...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 1097–1118.
Published: 10 April 2017
... developmental phase. The first term describes the increased ability of a child’s immune and physiological systems to adjust to environmental challenges with age. The second Siler term (which is the conventional Gompertz model) represents the exponentially increasing mortality hazard in older adulthood...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 137–158.
Published: 01 February 2007
... informa- tion on childhood living conditions and health outcomes during young, middle, and older adulthood. The dependent variable in this analysis is a series of repeated measures of whether respondents had experienced a heart attack by time t. For each data collection point be- tween 1992 and 2002, we...
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Demography (2022) 59 (1): 267–292.
Published: 01 February 2022
... that educational disparities among non-White groups remain an empirical question ( Pearson 2008 ). This is particularly true for young adults, as prior work on the education–health relationship tends to focus on middle and older adulthood. While important, results from studies of middle-aged or older adults may...
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Demography (2020) 57 (3): 799–819.
Published: 19 May 2020
... are higher in young adulthood than later in the life course. An obvious exception is mortality: death rates are still highest at older ages. In addition, Rindfuss showcased that young adulthood represents the peak years for building human capital, such as school enrollment, as well as employment transitions...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 153–181.
Published: 11 March 2011
... when examined simultaneously. The evidence regarding these mechanisms is mixed. Some studies have shown that the association between childhood conditions and health in older life is largely indirect and attributable to socioeconomic achievement and lifestyle in adulthood (Hayward and Gorman 2004...