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Demography (1999) 36 (4): 445–460.
Published: 01 November 1999
...Catherine E. Ross; John Mirowsky Abstract We refine the established association between education and health by distinguishing three aspects of a person s education (quantity, credential, and selectivity) and by examining the mechanisms through which they may correlate with health. Data are from...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 357–374.
Published: 01 August 1992
...William G. Axinn; Arland Thornton Abstract Recent evidence linking premarital cohabitation to high rates of divorce poses a complex theoretical and empirical puzzle. We develop hypotheses predicting that premarital cohabitation is selective of those who are prone to divorce as well as hypotheses...
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Demography (1985) 22 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 May 1985
...William H. Frey 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1985 1985 Central City Household Type Propensity Rate Selectivity Pattern Origin Mover References Abu-Lughod J. , & Foley M. M. ( 1960 ). Consumer Strategies . In N. N. Foote , J...
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Demography (2005) 42 (1): 131–152.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Cynthia Feliciano Abstract Current immigration research has revealed little about how immigrants compare to those who do not migrate. Although most scholars agree that migrants are not random samples of their home countries’ populations, the direction and degree of educational selectivity...
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Demography (1964) 1 (1): 164–176.
Published: 01 March 1964
... Stores, as quoted in the New York Times , October 17, 1962. 22 Dobriner William M. ( 1963 ). Class in Suburbia (pp. 27 – 27 ). (Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, Inc. . URBAN STRUCTURE AND SUBURBAN SELECTIVITY* LEO F. 8CHNORE University of Wisconsin RESUMEN Se informa respecto...
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Demography (1969) 6 (4): 347–357.
Published: 01 November 1969
...Harley L. Browning; Waltraut Feindt Abstract A proper evaluation of native-migrant differences requires information on migrant selectivity. Are migrants positively or negatively selective or are they representative of the populations from which they originate? This question was posed for a sample...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Robert J. Sampson; Patrick Sharkey Abstract In this paper, we consider neighborhood selection as a social process central to the reproduction of racial inequality in neighborhood attainment. We formulate a multilevel model that decomposes multiple sources of stability and change in longitudinal...
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 649–668.
Published: 01 August 2007
... States are of significantly higher educational level and experience significantly faster rates of earnings assimilation in their new destination than their counterparts who immigrated to Israel. We present evidence that patterns of self-selection in immigration to Israel and the United States—on both...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 569–585.
Published: 01 August 2006
... this assumption is violated so that the mortality rate varies with sib ship size, mortality estimates can be massively biased. By using insights from work on the statistical analysis of selection bias, survey weighting, and extrapolation problems, we propose a new and relatively simple method of recovering...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 511–521.
Published: 01 November 2000
...John E. Murray Abstract Whether marriage causes people to live longer or whether healthier people select into marriage is an open question. In this study I followed a sample of men from age 18 to first marriage and ultimately to death. Health in early adulthood was represented by height and weight...
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Demography (2001) 38 (2): 227–251.
Published: 01 May 2001
... . Feldman , J. , Makuc , D. , Kleinman , J. , & Cornoni-Huntley , J. ( 1989 ). National Trends in Educational Differentials in Mortality . American Journal of Epidemiology , 129 , 919 – 33 . Findley , S. ( 1988 ). The Directionality and Age Selectivity of the Health...
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Demography (2003) 40 (3): 395–418.
Published: 01 August 2003
... stunting and immunization, respectively. The results show selective neglect of children with certain sex and birth-order combinations that operate differentially for girls and boys. Both girls and boys who were born after multiple same-sex siblings experience poor outcomes, suggesting that parents want...
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Demography (1995) 32 (3): 437–457.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Lee A. Lillard; Michael J. Brien; Linda J. Waite Abstract Married couples who began their relationship by cohabiting appear to face an increased risk of marital dissolution, which may be due to self-selection of more dissolution-prone individuals into cohabitation before marriage. This paper uses...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 189–208.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Noreen Goldman Abstract Researchers have long wondered whether marital-status differences in mortality arise largely from selection mechanisms or from causal processes typically known as marriage protection . Unfortunately, many investigators have relied on aggregate patterns of mortality...
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Demography (1992) 29 (1): 31–38.
Published: 01 February 1992
..., for example, all should focus on patterns of recurrent events among interacting populations (that is, multistate populations). Selection arising from heterogeneity will occur, but the consequences for average measures become unpredictable a priori. This paper explores such aspects of the selection effects...
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Demography (1985) 22 (3): 445–454.
Published: 01 August 1985
.... An unbiased estimator is presented which explicitly models the way in which observations are selected into the sample. The estimator is then employed on Guatemalan and Indian data. No support for the notion that women who answer “up to God” are women who would have given relatively large numeric answers...
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Demography (1989) 26 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Lloyd Demetrius Abstract Selection (genetic and cultural) and environmental variation are the principal mechanisms determining patterns of demographic change in human populations. Conditions exist under which the nature and intensity of these forces can be inferred from temporal trends...
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Demography (1981) 18 (3): 335–348.
Published: 01 August 1981
...Joseph Chamie; Samar Nsuly Abstract This paper explores on an international basis the incidence of remarriage among total marriages, the levels and differences in remarriage rates among widowed and divorced males and females, and differences between males and females in spouse selection according...
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Demography (1977) 14 (3): 285–296.
Published: 01 August 1977
...Andrew Mason; Neil G. Bennett Abstract Current biomedical research on sex selection techniques may soon offer couples the opportunity to choose the sex of their children with greater certainty. A technique planned for marketing by mid-I978 can increase the probability of bearing a son to as much...
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Demography (1978) 15 (1): 87–98.
Published: 01 February 1978
...John C. Barrett Abstract The effect of various factors on selection for family planning status and for natural fecund ability is studied in a simulation that incorporates a beta distribution of fecundability among women. The mean fecundabilities of current spacers, current limiters, current...