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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 439–460.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Lucie Schmidt Abstract The existing literature on marriage and fertility decisions pays little attention to the roles played by risk preferences and uncertainty. However, given uncertainty regarding the availability of suitable marriage partners, the ability to contracept, and the ability...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 295–320.
Published: 01 February 2021
... their concurrent effects on contraceptive use dynamics. This study examines the independent concurrent effects of women's fertility preferences and contraceptive intentions on subsequent adoption and discontinuation, treating pregnancy as a competing risk factor that may alter contraceptive need. The data...
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Published: 01 February 2021
Fig. 1 Cumulative incidence of time to contraceptive adoption by Round 1 fertility preferences and contraceptive use intention, adjusted for competing pregnancy risk More
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Published: 01 February 2021
Fig. 2 Cumulative incidence of time to contraceptive discontinuation by Round 1 fertility preferences and contraceptive use intention, adjusted for competing pregnancy risk More
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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 315–332.
Published: 01 August 1993
... preference. 4 In the multivariate analysis, we use hazards regression models (Cox 1972) to model the risk of subsequent conception leading to live birth.> We estimated waiting time to conception by subtracting nine months from the interval between live births. In an effort to specify the hazards model...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 255–267.
Published: 01 May 2006
... risks. Second, we detect a distinct preference for at least one child of each sex among parents of two children. For third births, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish parents seem to develop a preference for having a daughter, while Finns exhibit a signifiant preference for having a son. These findings show...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 315–336.
Published: 13 January 2012
... to determine which form(s) best captured the association. Results revealed that the preferred functional form includes a linear decline in mortality risk from 0 to 11 years of education, followed by a step-change reduction in mortality risk upon attainment of a high school diploma, at which point mortality...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 February 2007
... that important characteristics, such as unobserved preferences or community characteristics, determine not only the outcomes of in- terest but also the size and composition of networks. The most important empirical result is that social networks have signi cant and substantial effects on risk perceptions...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 895–921.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of divorce by 4.3% for a representative man and by 11.4% for a representative woman. These findings are consistent with the notion that divorce entails a greater income gamble for women than for men. 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2010 2010 Risk Premium Risk Preference Risk...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 1135–1153.
Published: 14 November 2012
... may be a higher union dissolution risk, and an elevated risk among advantaged men may be associated with their higher preferences for children and other features that make these men more attractive to women as partners and fathers of future children. 5 10 2012 14 11 2012 © Population...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1693–1715.
Published: 01 November 2016
...-married births among married births raises concerns about well-being among at-risk families because midpregnancy marriages may be quite fragile. Our analysis revealed, however, that midpregnancy marriages were more likely to dissolve only among more advantaged groups. Of those groups considered to be most...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 450–461.
Published: 01 June 1966
... period. Use of the model presupposes assumptions about such factors as risks of fetal wastage, lengths of pregnancy, and postdelivery amenorrhea conditional to outcome of pregnancy, length of reproductive period, fecundability, desired family size, preferred birth spacing!, and effectiveness...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1423–1449.
Published: 15 July 2014
... ; Clark-Flory, 2010 ; Hutchison 2010 ; Kelly 2010 ; Landsburg 2003a , b ). We, like many others, are intrigued by the findings because they naturally raise the question, Whence the difference in divorce risk? Some hypotheses build from the idea that fathers exhibit a son preference: for example...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 373–388.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... , & Steinberg , L. ( 2005 ). Peer Influence on Risk Taking, Risk Preference, and Risky Decision Making in Adolescence and Adulthood: An Experimental Study . Developmental Psychology , 41 , 625 – 35 . 10.1037/0012-1649.41.4.625 Gaviria , A. , & Raphael , S. ( 2001 ). School-Based...
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Demography (2023) 60 (2): 517–537.
Published: 01 April 2023
... evaluation . Journal of Economic Literature , 47 , 5 – 86 . Kettlewell N. ( 2019 ). Risk preference dynamics around life events . Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization , 162 , 66 – 84 . Kovac D. ( 2017 ). Do fathers matter?: Paternal mortality and children's long-run...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1401–1428.
Published: 02 September 2011
..., epidemiologists, and the popular press have each weighed in on what sorts of behavior could yield such an outcome, with behavioral explanations ranging from heterogeneous preferences for risk (Kremer 1996 ) to networks of concurrent sexual partners (Morris and Kretzschmar 1997 ) to unfaithful husbands (Kristof...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 3–22.
Published: 09 January 2017
... β = h 0 s t exp x ' t β . This model is conditional in the sense that subjects are not assumed to be at risk of having a subsequent event until a prior event has occurred. The stratum variable s is used to keep track of the event/risk set that the subject belongs...
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Demography (1979) 16 (3): 377–388.
Published: 01 August 1979
... fertility be- havior. (2) fixed parity, with risk. Respondent B is an example. All the minimal stopping points are at the same family size, in this case two children, but some are risky. The risk is due entirely to sex preference, which in this case does have an effect on fertility. For example...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 771–784.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Mortality on Fertility: The Case of India . In M.R. Montgomery , & B. Cohen (Eds.), From Death to Birth: Mortality Decline and Reproductive Change (pp. 339 – 83 ). Washington, DC : National Academy Press . Cain M. ( 1983 ). Fertility as an Adjustment to Risk . Population...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 737–756.
Published: 01 November 2005
... on family-size preferences. There is ample evidence, for example, of numeric and/or hypothetical/counterfactual strategizing from pretransitional populations concern- ing other aspects of their lives. There can be little doubt that subsistence and small-scale commodity farmers engage in risk-averse behavior...