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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1219–1246.
Published: 09 July 2019
.... In this study, we examine differences in subjective well-being between cohabiting and married men and women in midlife, comparing the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, and Norway. We apply propensity score–weighted regression analyses to examine selection processes into marriage and differential treatment...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1349–1370.
Published: 03 July 2019
... after minimizing residual confounding from maternal heterogeneity. We then stratified the sample by United Nations subregion (see Table A6 in the online appendix for grouping) and maternal education to identify whether the relationship varies between or within populations. This exercise is valuable...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 459–484.
Published: 13 February 2017
... and family size, surprisingly few studies have examined the long-term consequences of birth intervals (Steelman et al. 2002 ). For the most part, research using standard regression techniques and data from the United States has found that shorter intervals and greater sibling density are associated...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 929–955.
Published: 21 May 2018
... for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States suggested that more research is needed to understand the effect of birth spacing on maternal and child health (Copen et al. 2015 ). A previous review by Conde-Agudelo et al. ( 2012 ) of potential explanatory mechanisms for a causal...
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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 415–433.
Published: 01 August 2002
... and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom; E-mail: W.Sigle-Rushton@lse.ac.uk. Sara McLanahan, Department of Sociology, Princeton University. The research was made possible through Grants R01HD36916 and R01HD19375 from the National Institute of Child Health and Development...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1843–1866.
Published: 21 August 2014
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Demography (2016) 53 (2): 269–293.
Published: 26 January 2016
...Isaac Sasson Abstract The educational gradient in life expectancy is well documented in the United States and in other low-mortality countries. Highly educated Americans, on average, live longer than their low-educated counterparts, who have recently seen declines in adult life expectancy. However...
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1147–1166.
Published: 04 August 2015
... is the largest in Europe (United Nations 2012 ). Second, across Europe, a major component driving the level of fertility is the transition from parity 1 to 2 (Van Bavel and Różańska-Putek 2010 ). In Germany, relatively low transition rates to parity 2 is an important component of persistent low fertility...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 73–95.
Published: 16 November 2013
... examined. 1 Research has shown that lower socioeconomic status (SES) groups, on average, not only have shorter lives but also higher variability about their age at death in the United States (Brown et al. 2012 ; Edwards and Tuljapurkar 2005 ) and in Europe (Shkolnikov et al. 2003 ; van Raalte et al...
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Demography (2009) 46 (3): 553–574.
Published: 01 August 2009
... , 221 – 42 . 10.2307/2579924 Upchurch D.M. , Lillard L.A. , & Panis C.W.A. ( 2002 ). Nonmarital Childbearing: Influences of Education, Marriage, and Fertility . Demography , 39 , 311 – 29 . 10.1353/dem.2002.0020 United Nations Development Programme. 2006. “Inequality...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 479–496.
Published: 01 June 1967
... Population Association of America 1967 1967 Labor Force Internal Migration Urban Migrant Political Unit Rural Migrant References 1 Census data, unless otherwise indicated, are from Tsentral’nyy Statisticheskiy Komitet, Pervaya Vseobshchaya Perepis’ Naseleniya Rossiyskoy Imperii, 1897 g...
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Demography (1984) 21 (1): 35–40.
Published: 01 February 1984
... for primary political sub- divisions for the years indicated in Table I, for Austria (9 Bundeslander) , Belgium (9 Provinces), England and Wales (54 counties), France (90 Departements), Netherlands (11 Provinces), Switzerland (24 Cantons), and the United States (48 States, excluding Alaska and Hawaii...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2223–2247.
Published: 03 November 2017
... and greater mobilization of Mexican migrants in the United States (e.g., Barreto and Woods 2005 ; Lopez and Marcelo 2008 ; White 2016 ). We also look at other forms of political engagement, such as volunteering in general as well as in specific groups, including political and advocacy groups. Our...
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Demography (1978) 15 (4): 397–432.
Published: 01 November 1978
... alienation have worsened. The rise in college enrollment rates has been interrupted, and SAT scores have declined. In contrast, in the period 1940–1960, changes in these various magnitudes were typically of a more favorable sort. The United States is now at the start of a new period of growing scarcity...
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 669–685.
Published: 01 August 2007
...William R. Donner Abstract This study examines casualties from tornadoes in the United States between the years 1998 and 2000. A political model of human ecology (POET) was used to explore how the environment, technology, and social inequality influence rates of fatalities and injuries in two...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 403–418.
Published: 01 August 1986
... . Taylor , P. S. ( 1932 ). Mexican Labor in the United States: Chicago and the Calumet Region . Berkeley : University of California Press . Thernstrom, A. 1983. Statistics and politics: The 1965 Voting Rights Act. Paper presented at a conference, The Politics of Numbers, 13–15 October, Washington...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1897–1919.
Published: 09 May 2013
...Matheu Kaneshiro Abstract The quality of the decennial census of the United States is compromised by population undercount, which often misses immigrants and racial/ethnic minorities, thereby diminishing federal resources allocated to such groups. Using a modified version of demographic analysis...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 421–442.
Published: 01 November 1981
...) as socially, economically, and politically advantaged as the United States. 7 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1981 1981 Family Size Birth Order General Social Survey Child Quality Wisconsin Longitudinal Study References Adams Bert N. ( 1972 ). Birth Order...
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Demography (1981) 18 (3): 309–320.
Published: 01 August 1981
... the "extremes" of abor- tion attitudes. Since the politics of abortion appear to be in the process of polarizing in the United States, and the future of abortion policy will doubtless increasingly involve the electorate rather than the judiciary, it is important to know something of the probable underlying...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 548–565.
Published: 01 June 1966
...Earl E. Huyck Summary This paper reviews the arguments for maintaining a separate series of statistics for the white and nonwhite populations of the United States; only by maintaining factual data will it be possible to document inequality and discrimination. It then summarizes some white-nonwhite...