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Demography (1998) 35 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Zhenchao Qian Abstract Data from the U.S. Census and Current Population Survey are used to examine trends in the propensity to marry or to cohabit by the age and educational attainment of potential partners. Marriage rates declined sharply across all age and educational combinations between 1970...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 849–875.
Published: 24 April 2018
... are better positioned than previously married persons to marry more attractive marital partners, variously measured (e.g., highly educated partners). Previously married persons—especially women—are disadvantaged in the marriage market, facing demographic shortages of potential partners to marry. Marriage...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1283–1318.
Published: 13 September 2016
... into finding romantic partners, or have fewer opportunities to meet potential partners when coresiding with parents. Overall, the findings suggest that living in the parental home increases never-married men’s contentment with their immediate social environment, whereas it decreases women’s psychological...
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Demography (2005) 42 (3): 559–574.
Published: 01 August 2005
... with potential partners. Substantial individual variation must be included in the models to account for the demographically observed ageat-marriage patterns. 15 2 2011 © Population Association of America 2005 2005 Potential Partner Marriage Market Aspiration Level Hazard Curve Adolescence...
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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 331–341.
Published: 01 August 1997
... of each partner or to include the economic positions of potential spouses in mi- cro-level analyses of marriage (see, for example, Oppen- heimer 1988). One-sex models, usually based on informa- tion only about women, do not measure the economic cir- cumstances of potential partners. Other studies have...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 259–280.
Published: 13 January 2015
...-negative and HIV-positive respondents. These results imply that individuals actively respond to information about their HIV status that they learn during HTC, invoking protective behavior against future risk of HIV/AIDS for themselves and their actual and potential sexual partners. Some limitations...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 919–942.
Published: 23 April 2015
..., and economic filters that structure marital ties operate to structure less-committed, less-stable relationships is unknown. Also unknown is the extent to which potentially different rules of selection of nonmarital partners affect patterns of heterosexual mixing and network connectivity in ways that expose...
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Demography (1996) 33 (3): 385–393.
Published: 01 August 1996
... families headed by fathers is larger in 1990 than in 1980 even after controlling for cohabitation, it is smaller than in 1970. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1996 1996 Household Head Potential Partner Russell Sage Foundation Physical Custody Nonmarital Birth Rate...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 653–684.
Published: 01 April 2022
... these countries' latest DHS survey waves for women and men, obtaining a pooled women's file for the core of the analysis and a pooled men's file (of current partners/husbands of women who completed the DV module) for exploration of potential mechanisms. Country-specific results are provided by leveraging country...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 45–70.
Published: 11 January 2017
... that the pool of potential mates increasingly includes parents. New unions, in turn, represent new opportunities for childbearing for both childless couples and those in which one or both partners have a child already, and many stepfamily couples do indeed go on to have at least one shared child together...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1347–1371.
Published: 01 August 2021
... the partners potentially suffer from stress related not solely to the MAR treatments themselves but also to the experience of subfertility. Copyright © 2021 The Authors 2021 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). Fertility...
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Demography 11458327.
Published: 11 July 2024
... that parents reported a change in their living arrangements and reduced their household size, both effects driven by fewer mothers living with a partner (and not a reduction in doubling up). We find some differences in effects by race and ethnicity and earnings. Our findings illustrate that the monthly credit...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 985–1005.
Published: 28 April 2017
... larger impact of the shift toward dual-earner marriages. Similarly, we did not find evidence of increased sorting on partners’ earnings potential. Sorting on earnings potential was essentially flat from 1970 to 2013 (see also Kremer 1997 ), suggesting that (1) individuals are not more likely to sort...
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Demography (2022) 59 (5): 1929–1951.
Published: 01 October 2022
... and educational differences. Figure 2 shows the estimated odds of ethnic exogamy relative to ethnic endogamy for all three panethnic categories in both time periods. The baseline model adjusts for age and educational differences between potential partners. I then add birthplace and language endogamy...
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Demography (2022) 59 (1): 37–49.
Published: 01 February 2022
... to the literature, we show that pregnancy timing is relevant for a number of maternal outcomes, such as the onset of depression and intimate partner violence, changes in smoking behavior, and receipt of medical care. These findings suggest that policy intended to improve infant welfare by preventing unintended...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1931–1954.
Published: 01 October 2021
... perform a sensitivity analysis to address potential selectivity issues of women who choose more collaborative partners because they have high fertility intentions (or desires) or high employment attachment and men who are collaborative because they want another child. We restrict the analysis to those...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 751–786.
Published: 12 May 2015
... sexual behavior in their male partners specifically because of the paucity of potential male partners (Ferguson et al. 2006 ). In addition, skewed sex ratios in favor of women have been empirically linked to earlier first births, especially nonmarital births (South and Trent 1988 ). Coupled with black...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 787–809.
Published: 08 May 2015
... women’s ideal family size and very high desired fertility across all three countries. Additional analyses of potential pathways through which schooling could have affected desired fertility suggest some pathways—such as increasing partner’s education—were common across contexts, whereas other pathways...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 905–918.
Published: 25 April 2015
... (regardless of the gender of their partners) and men coupled with other men spent significantly more time with children than men coupled with women, conditional on spending any child-focused time. These results support prior research that different-sex couples do not invest in children at appreciably...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 871–900.
Published: 01 June 2021
.... This investigation allowed us to uncover two potential mechanisms through which employment instability affects fertility. Studies in which the authors did not control for at least one of the partner's characteristics (e.g., educational level, employment condition, income) reported, on average, a stronger effect...
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