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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1797–1823.
Published: 28 October 2015
... then examine the effects of decline in wage labor opportunities for young men and women during the past four decades. I present new estimates of a precipitous decline in the relative income of young men and assess its implications for the decline for marriage. Finally, I discuss explanations...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 1009–1032.
Published: 07 May 2018
..., whereas many of the least-wealthy child households saw precipitous declines. Our findings suggest that many child households may lack sufficient assets to promote the successful flourishing of the next generation. 6 4 2018 7 5 2018 © Population Association of America 2018 2018...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2203–2228.
Published: 19 November 2014
...Andrés Villarreal Abstract The rate of Mexico-U.S. migration has declined precipitously in recent years. From 25 migrants per thousand in 2005, the annual international migration rate for Mexican men dropped to 7 per thousand by 2012. If sustained, this low migration rate is likely to have...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1371–1388.
Published: 13 June 2019
...James J. Feigenbaum; Christopher Muller; Elizabeth Wrigley-Field Abstract In the first half of the twentieth century, the rate of death from infectious disease in the United States fell precipitously. Although this decline is well-known and well-documented, there is surprisingly little evidence...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 104–121.
Published: 01 March 1968
... with the gross reproduction rate, which declines regularly with decreasing mortality, the net reproduction rate is seen to rise as one progresses from very high to moderately high mortality. It then remains fairly constant for a wide span of mortality conditions, but declines precipitously as the expectation...
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Demography (1994) 31 (3): 459–479.
Published: 01 August 1994
... because they died very young. The incidence of excess early female mortality (probably infanticide) declined precipitously in the Communist period, but not to zero. The recent escalation in the proportion of young females missing in China has been caused largely by rapidly escalating sex-selective...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 647–673.
Published: 01 November 2005
.... The findings indicate that preschool children have a stabilizing effect on their parents’ partnership, whether married or cohabiting, but the effect is weaker for older children. There is also evidence that although pregnancy precipitates marriage among cohabitors, the odds of marriage decline to prepregnancy...
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Demography (1988) 25 (4): 641–645.
Published: 01 November 1988
...Saul D. Hoffman; Greg J. Duncan 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1988 1988 Family Size Capita Income Income Change Percent Figure Precipitous Decline References Duncan , G. J. , & Holfman , S. D. ( 1985 ). A reconsideration...
Published: 01 April 2023
Fig. 4 Mean block racial composition by place type, 1990–2010. In persistence places, the share of Whites in the average neighborhood declined gradually as non-Whites entered neighborhoods retaining stable White populations. The White population share declined more precipitously in places More
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S131–S149.
Published: 01 March 2010
... with the much more precipitous decline in these European countries. The decline to 57% in Sweden was also large but modest when compared with the decline in other countries. Japan stands out with the smallest decline of all the countries studied, from about 83% to 75%. The measure of the effect of social...
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Demography (1997) 34 (1): 83–95.
Published: 01 February 1997
... accrual rates (weighted by plan membership) for U.S. defined benefit plans with selected early and normal retirement ages, with pension accrual as a percentage of wage compensation. The typical pattern shows substantial loss in pension accrual af- ter the early retirement age and very precipitous declines...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1269–1293.
Published: 02 July 2018
...Alan Barreca; Olivier Deschenes; Melanie Guldi Abstract We estimate the effects of temperature shocks on birth rates in the United States between 1931 and 2010. We find that days with a mean temperature above 80°F cause a large decline in birth rates 8 to 10 months later. Unlike prior studies, we...
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Demography (1988) 25 (3): 405–414.
Published: 01 August 1988
... later. A major concern of workers approaching retirement is that unexpected events during a long retirement will cause precipitous declines in economic well-being for themselves and their families. Economic setbacks caused by rapid inflation, sudden illness, or widowhood, for example, are difficult...
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Demography (1978) 15 (3): 337–344.
Published: 01 August 1978
...- off, 1972, 1976). Some scholars believe that the precipitous decline in fertility since the peak of the baby boom in 1957 hit bottom in the early 1970s and that an upturn in American fertility is in the mak- ing (Sklar and Berkov, 1975; Wolfe, 1977). The trend of increasing labor force participation...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1453–1476.
Published: 13 September 2016
... to precipitate return by speeding the attainment of the savings target (Yang 2006 ), which is consistent with previous evidence on Mexico (Lindstrom 1996 ). The 2008 Great Recession accelerated the decline in net migration flows that began in the mid-2000s (Passel et al. 2012 ; Villarreal 2014...
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Demography (1999) 36 (4): 535–551.
Published: 01 November 1999
... outcomes. Inso- FAMILY·BUILDING BEHAVIORS far as cohabitation substitutes for marriage, women most likely to cohabit will be least likely to marry, and we will see a negative correlation. It is possible that women who desire to marry may seek pregnancy to precipitate a legal commitment from their part- ner...
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Demography (1996) 33 (2): 211–229.
Published: 01 May 1996
... . American Journal of Epidemiology , 119 , 516 – 25 . Caldwell J.C. ( 1979 ). Education as a Factor in Mortality Decline: An Examination of Nigerian Data . Population Studies , 33 , 395 – 413 . 10.2307/2173888 Carvalho J.A.M. , & Wood C.H. ( 1978 ). Mortality, Income...
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Demography (1977) 14 (2): 223–238.
Published: 01 May 1977
... in the concep- tion rates. In sharp contrast, the age- specific marital fertility rates, which are generally the most sophisticated measures of fertility (of course, conception rates do not measure fertility per se), show an ac- celerating, even precipitous decline after age 30. The contrast has true bases...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1853–1868.
Published: 18 September 2015
... of migration streams, our estimates may be specific to the period of study. The period analyzed here, 2005–2012, witnessed a precipitous decline in migration from Mexico to the United States as well as rates of return migration that were higher than in the previous decade (Passel et al. 2012 ; Villarreal...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1663–1680.
Published: 25 September 2018
... motherhood wage penalty (Budig and Hodges 2010 ; Cooke 2014 ; England et al. 2016 ; Killewald and Bearak 2014 )? And has the motherhood wage penalty declined over the past few decades in the United States (Pal and Waldfogel 2016 ; Weeden et al. 2016 )? To the best of my knowledge, no study has looked...
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