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Demography (1981) 18 (2): 123–136.
Published: 01 May 1981
... schooling had little effect net of the time it absorbed. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1981 1981 Relative Income Market Work Decision Period Marriage Timing Military Duty References Becker G. S. ( 1973 ). A Theory of Marriage, Part I . Journal...
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Demography (1977) 14 (2): 179–195.
Published: 01 May 1977
...Rafiqul Hudo Choudhury Abstract The present study examines the relationship between relative income (i.e., actual income in relation to the expected income of one’s socioeconomic group) and fertility, using data collected by the 1967-1968Canadian Family Growth Study (Balakrishnan et al., 1975). We...
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Published: 03 April 2019
Fig. 3 Income ratio at the 20th percentile, by race/ethnicity relative to white. AIAN = American Indian or Alaska Native. NHPI = Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Source: U.S. Census Race and ethnicity file, Form 1040 data, 2000–2014. More
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Published: 03 April 2019
Fig. 4 Income ratio at the 80th percentile, by race/ethnicity relative to white. AIAN = American Indian or Alaska Native. NHPI = Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Source: Race and ethnicity file, Form 1040 data, 2000–2014. More
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Demography (1983) 20 (2): 147–161.
Published: 01 May 1983
...Barbara Devaney Abstract This study is based on time series data from 1947–1977 on fertility and female labor force participation, and examines (a) the effects of male relative income and female earnings on the level and timing of fertility and female labor force participation, and (b) the relative...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 159–179.
Published: 01 February 2007
... of administrative records from The Netherlands, we analyze the link between couples’ income dynamics and union dissolution for married and cohabiting unions over a 10-year period. We find negative effects of household income on separation and positive effects of the woman’s relative income, in line with earlier...
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Demography (1974) 11 (4): 629–640.
Published: 01 November 1974
...Frank D. Bean; Charles H. Wood Abstract The effects of husband’s potential and relative incomes on completed fertility, as well as their effects on certain parity progression probabilities, are examined within samples of Anglos, Blacks and Mexican Americans. Relationships are estimated using data...
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Published: 26 May 2012
Fig. 2 Returns to education in 1987 and 2006 relative to average incomes for shorter tertiary education (= 100). Real (deflated) income for men with shorter tertiary education was 323,535.1 DKK in 1987 and 375,052.1 DKK in 2006. The corresponding values for women were 203,674.1 DKK in 1987 More
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Demography (1989) 26 (1): 117–123.
Published: 01 February 1989
...Jere R. Behrman; Paul Taubman Abstract An important dimension of Easterlin’s seminal work on fertility is the hypothesis of intergenerational taste formation, or the relative income hypothesis. Previous estimates have not had data on income in two generations, so the estimated own-income effects...
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Demography (1996) 33 (3): 341–355.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Fred C. Pampel Abstract Trends in age-specific suicide rates relate to debates about the consequences of population aging and changes in cohort size for social well-being. Easterlin argues that large cohort size increases suicide rates by reducing relative income; Preston claims that suicide rates...
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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 (1984) 21 (1): 97–108.
Published: 01 February 1984
...Dennis A. Ahlburg; Morton Owen Schapiro Abstract This paper presents a relative cohort size model of suicide. The model states that as relative cohort size (the ratio of younger to older workers) rises, income and income aspirations diverge for the young. One possible extreme reaction...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2331–2349.
Published: 30 October 2017
... of women relative to their male partners in 16 European countries. Using the 2007 and 2011 rounds of the European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions ( N = 58,292), we investigate the extent to which international differences in women’s relative earnings can be explained by educational...
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Demography (2018) 55 (2): 535–557.
Published: 22 February 2018
... ). An economic analysis of marital instability . Journal of Political Economy , 85 , 1141 – 1187 . 10.1086/260631 Bertrand M. , Pan J. , & Kamenica E. ( 2015 ). Gender identity and relative income within households . Quarterly Journal of Economics , 130 , 571 – 614 . 10.1093/qje...
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Demography (1989) 26 (1): 15–35.
Published: 01 February 1989
... characteristics do not explain the net impact of income on child mortality. The absence of effects on child survival of the size of the place of residence and the relatively weak effects of maternal schooling are also notable. 7 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1989 1989 Household...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 367–390.
Published: 28 November 2018
... families in the United States appear to translate the same amount of financial resources into greater cognitive advantages relative to the middle-income group than those in the other countries studied. We compare inequalities in other kinds of family characteristics and show that higher income levels...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2249–2271.
Published: 08 November 2017
..., investigating the long-term economic and social effects of the Great Migration on the migrants’ children. Our results reveal modest but statistically significant advantages in education, income, and poverty status for the African American children of the Great Migration relative to the children of southerners...
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Demography (1998) 35 (2): 243–250.
Published: 01 May 1998
... to higher levels of fathers’ participation in child care in all three years. Relative economic resources between husbands and wives help explain care by fathers only during the recession year, whereas family income is important only in the nonrecession years. These results suggest that in the future...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1381–1396.
Published: 09 May 2014
... probability for father–sole custody is not greatly affected by the parents’ relative income in the most recent period; at each level of total income, father–sole custody declines by about 2 percentage points when we compare mothers whose incomes are one-half the total with those whose incomes are only one...
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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2004
... associated especially with the more rapid growth in the Hispanic and Asian populations. Hispanic segregation increased more in regions where group members had declining incomes relative to the incomes of whites and included a growing share of immigrants. 14 1 2011 © Population Association...