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Demography (1985) 22 (1): 125–132.
Published: 01 February 1985
...S. Philip Morgan Abstract The question, “Do you and your husband intend to have a (another) child?” has become standard on fertility surveys. It is almost always asked of the wife, but is treated as the couple’s joint intention. How reasonable is such an assumption? Do husbands’ and wives’ reports...
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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 587–606.
Published: 01 November 1983
... . Narodnoe khozaistvo Ukrainskoi S.S.R. v 1974 godu . ( 1975 ). Kiev : Tekhnika . DEMOGRAPHY© Volume 20, Number 4 November 1983 THE CENTENARIAN QUESTION AND OLD-AGE MORTALITY IN THE SOVIET UNION, 1959-1970 Neil G. Benne" Department of Sociology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 Lea Keil...
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 721–738.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Ilana Redstone; Douglas S. Massey Abstract Using the New Immigrant Survey Pilot, we compare answers to the census question on year of arrival in the United States with answers to questions about the dates and durations of earlier U.S. trips. We show that the year identified by the census does not...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1173–1194.
Published: 17 July 2019
...J. David Brown; Misty L. Heggeness; Suzanne M. Dorinski; Lawrence Warren; Moises Yi Abstract The addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census could affect the self-response rate, a key driver of the cost and quality of a census. We find that citizenship question response patterns in the...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1513–1542.
Published: 25 August 2015
... generating the heterogeneity in these outcomes—including levels of socioeconomic development, language, culture, and quality of education in countries of origin, as well as selectivity of those who migrate—figures prominently among important unresolved research questions. 1 7 2015 25 8 2015...
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Demography (2016) 53 (2): 507–540.
Published: 17 March 2016
... evidence that this is due to changes in individuals’ race responses. We apply uniquely suited (but not nationally representative) linked data from the 2000 and 2010 decennial censuses ( N = 3.1 million) and the 2006–2010 American Community Survey ( N = 188,131) to address three research questions. First...
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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 311–332.
Published: 20 September 2012
...Alan Fernihough Abstract Recent empirical research questions the validity of using Malthusian theory in preindustrial England. Using real wage and vital rate data for the years 1650–1881, I provide empirical estimates for a different region: Northern Italy. The empirical methodology is...
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Demography (1999) 36 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Mark M. Pin; Shahidur R. Khandker; Signe-Mary Mckernan; M. Abdul Latif Abstract Group-based lending programs for the poor have drawn much attention recently. As many of these programs target women, an important research question is whether program participation significantly changes reproductive...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 635–643.
Published: 01 November 1981
... 18, Number 4 November 1981 CBR VERSUS TFR IN CROSS-NATIONAL FERTILITY RESEARCH Barbara Entwisle Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 Abstract-This paper addresses the question of whether the crude birth rate (CBR) can be used as a proxy for more refined...
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Demography (1977) 14 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 February 1977
... ideal age for marriage, and dozens of other re- lated topics. Examples of research em- ploying these kinds of data are Judith Blake's widely read articles on family-size ideals, public support for dissemination of birth control, and abortion. The potential utility of this question inventory for gen...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2375–2383.
Published: 02 October 2017
... effect, if any, of using the corrected sample on the remaining outcomes and hypotheses examined in their study. Researchers addressing questions regarding same-sex married couples using partner matching on NHIS should avoid including cases from the embargoed period, following the NCHS’s disclosure of...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 465–474.
Published: 01 November 1998
... . Wood , C.H. ( 1991 ). Categorias Censitarias e Classificações Subjetivas de Raça no Brasil . In P.A. Lovell (Ed.), Desigualdade Racial no Brasil Contemporâneo (pp. 93 – 111 ). Belo Horizonte : UFMG/CEDEPLAR . DOES IT MATTER WHO ANSWERS THE RACE QUESTION? RACIAL CLASSIFICATION AND...
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Demography (1991) 28 (3): 411–429.
Published: 01 August 1991
... National Opinion Research Center's General Social Copyright © 1991 Population Association of America 411 412 Demography, Vol. 28, No.3, August 1991 Survey, but they involved several questions, more than could be used in the highly constrained decennial census (Greeley 1974; Smith 1980). In 1980 the Census...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 391–404.
Published: 27 November 2018
... children across U.S. cities. This study seeks to answer these questions. Table 1 summarizes prior estimates of eviction prevalence, outlining the data source, target population, period covered, and likely biases. In general, eviction research has relied on one of two sources: administrative records...
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Demography (2005) 42 (1): 91–108.
Published: 01 February 2005
... for addressing causal questions in economics or even for the proper relative role of causal and noncausal research, for there are deep differences within the discipline in viewpoint, both philosophically and at the practical level, about how to go about con- ducting research. I bring the perspective...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 1105–1128.
Published: 29 November 2012
... 1899 ; Park and Burgess 1925 ), and spatial questions are increasingly at the core of research in a variety of disciplines. Specific research questions are diverse but may be grouped into three basic categories: (1) those that aim to describe and explain patterns of location and movement (e.g...
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Demography (1989) 26 (2): 171–184.
Published: 01 May 1989
... his inventory of essential survey items would be a good place to begin any future discussions of minimal data requirements in this area of research. Although all questions pertain to couples and/or households, the sampling design underlying such a survey must be attuned to families/kin groups as...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 1169–1184.
Published: 11 July 2016
... research: 41.9 % of all authors of demographic studies published from 1990 to 2011 are women (West et al. 2013 :2). 1 However, we have no information on the question of whether the increase in female authorship was accompanied by an equal increase in the share of female first or sole authors in...
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 563–567.
Published: 01 November 2001
... researchers to question the quality of existing measure- ments, controls, and data (Kaufman, Cooper, and McGee 1997; LaVeist 1996; McDermott 1998). These critics cite a failure to adequately measure other dimensions of economic status, such as duration of poverty and assets of wealth, as well as a reluctance...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1979–1999.
Published: 01 October 2018
... designed with research questions in mind” (Ang et al. 2013 :39). Although the scope of our discussion addresses digital traces—which could include many forms of digital documentation of human behavior, including e-mail, credit card transactions, cell phone records, and more—most of the examples that...