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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 937–941.
Published: 01 June 1967
... of urbanization. While three papers come close to defining urbanization as substance and process and are an orderly account of at least the salient features of urbanization through early, transitional, and late phases, urbanization as a process in different areas and cultures is a subject which is treated...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 293–309.
Published: 01 March 1967
...Jack Ladinsky Summary Using the 1960 Census of Population one-in-a-thousand sample, this study investigates determinants of geographic mobility among professional, technical, and kindred workers. Multiple regression analysis reveals that age accounts for most of the explained variance in mobility...
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Demography (1966) 3 (1): 19–34.
Published: 01 March 1966
... to the Markovian .assumption. The idea of status inheritance as such provides, of course, no systematic account of the behavior patterns of the great ma- jority of individuals who inherit neither their father's occupational role nor even his broad occupational class in any direct a If the transition matrix between...
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Demography (1991) 28 (4): 493–512.
Published: 01 November 1991
... that some of the sequences in the "disorder" category are actually quite orderly. For example, those who desire an MBA are often told that it is preferable to gain a few years' experience after earning the bachelor's degree before entering business school. Yet even if one accounted for all the cases...
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Demography (1972) 9 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 February 1972
... in such a procedure. In discussing the use of the Gompertz function and the re- lated Makeham function in mortality analysis, Miller (1946) notes: . . . it is not advisable to determine the nu- merical values of the constants by the use of isolated points for, on account of the irregu- larity of the observed series...
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Demography (1995) 32 (4): 577–598.
Published: 01 November 1995
..., women may be more responsive than men to preference considerations. The literature suggests that women, more than men, take family obligations into account when making labor force decisions (Bielby and Bielby 1989; Duncan and Perucci 1976). Yet the extent to which such obligations constrain or encourage...
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Demography (1995) 32 (4): 483–507.
Published: 01 November 1995
... in remarriage account for the rise in the proportion currently unmarried that we saw in Figure I for this group. Taken together, Figures I and 2 suggest that black men and women have led the retreat from marriage, becoming much more likely to avoid any contact whatever with the institution, whereas 50 45 Black...
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Demography (1964) 1 (1): 220–226.
Published: 01 March 1964
...- employed, graduates of the primary and secondary schools were also mobilized to go to the countryside, and were to be assigned to cultural, educational, account- ing and statistical jobs." In order to curb further out-flow from the villages, the following measures were put into effect: a continuous...
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Demography (2002) 39 (4): 713–738.
Published: 01 November 2002
... . Weinreb A. ( 2001 ). First Politics, Then Culture: Accounting for Ethnic Differences in Demographic Behavior in Kenya . Population and Development Review , 27 , 437 – 68 . 10.1111/j.1728-4457.2001.00437.x White K. , & Watkins S.C. ( 2000 ). Accuracy, Stability...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 59–77.
Published: 01 February 2007
... Africa thus offers a potential opportunity to assess the total fertility response to education declines. In this article, we attempt to estimate this total response by using a xed-effects multilevel approach that also takes into account the various other factors that may be related to both education...
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Demography (1994) 31 (3): 487–507.
Published: 01 August 1994
... or marital dissolution is to generate significant mortality effects beyond the effects of being neither poor nor married, the absolute increase must be quite large in order to reveal a small relative effect. Possibly the use of a single poverty threshold accounts for some of the weaker mortality effects...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 679–689.
Published: 01 June 1968
... sanctions are attached to accomplish- ment of the goals. On one hand are the re- ferral fees. On the other, the fieldworkers and each official in the entire administra- tive chain, is held accountable for the accomplishment of targets, and the failure to achieve them may result in at least a reprimand...
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Demography (1974) 11 (4): 695–708.
Published: 01 November 1974
... popula- tion growth. To leave both developments and the associated official statements out of an account of population policy in China is an incredible and inexcusable omission. Besides the arbitrariness with which Tien has chosen the topics and evidence to be included in his book, other deficien- cies...
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Demography (1980) 17 (4): 413–427.
Published: 01 November 1980
... estimation. The modification is intended to take into account temporal changes in the structure of variable relationships, a major element in determining the accuracy of post-censal estimates. The modification of coefficients is conservative in that it uses rank-ordering as a basis of change. Empirical...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 25–47.
Published: 29 November 2018
...—is consistent with this literature. Although our estimates of the mortality risk ratio (internally displaced to nondisplaced) are somewhat larger, this seems highly plausible when taking into account that postwar displacement in Finland was rather well organized and generous in terms of compensations (see, e.g...
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Demography (1974) 11 (2): 215–225.
Published: 01 May 1974
... include in what should apply, mutatis mutandis, to any they term an economic version of the view which can be encompassed by either Transition. To be sure Becker does im- an economic or a social-psychological plicitly, at least, take into account such version. Our proofs should apply di- things as income...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1747–1764.
Published: 26 August 2019
.... However, Stevens et al. ( 2015 ) showed that motor vehicle accidents account for less than 20 % of all cyclically induced deaths in the United States, and cyclical variation in non-elderly mortality due to other causes explains a very small fraction of the overall variation. Moreover, accident-specific...
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Demography (1972) 9 (1): 143–157.
Published: 01 February 1972
... of the marital likely to be rejected as family members status itself, or to the unique character- by relatives than would widowed and istics of the incumbents of the status. MSA-O women. This might account for Widows are much more likely than the higher rate of headship of separated women in the other marital...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1715–1735.
Published: 01 October 2021
... than for women born in 1955. Accounting for compositional effects, we anticipate the largest improvements in regions of the Global South, where offspring mortality continues to be a common life event. This study quantifies an unprecedented shift in the timing of parental bereavement from reproductive...
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Demography (1978) 15 (2): 183–204.
Published: 01 May 1978
... into account in constructing measures of oc- cupational status. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors wish to express their warm thanks to Ann Lencyk for her patient as- sistance in the preparation of the data ta- bles used in this research. We also wish to thank two anonymous reviewers for De- mography...