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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 433–447.
Published: 01 November 1983
...Fred C. Pampel Abstract The rise in the proportion of single persons living alone in the United States over the last several decades has been explained in two ways. A consumer demand explanation suggests that increases in income and the ability of persons to afford the desired privacy and autonomy...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 108–125.
Published: 01 March 1967
... for selected groups of couples in 1940 and I960 with comparisons for the two years; and (3) education levels of women in 1950 by marital status, controlling for age and year of entry into the 1950 marital status. The rate at which single persons married for the first time increased markedly during the decade...
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Demography (1988) 25 (4): 509–519.
Published: 01 November 1988
..., divorce, fertility, and child custody; headship rates for families have remained relatively stable. Increases in single-person and other nonfamily households are due to increases in the size of the unmarried, childless population and to the aging of this population. Increasing propensities to live alone...
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Demography (1980) 17 (1): 39–56.
Published: 01 February 1980
...Robert T. Michael; Victor R. Fuchs; Sharon R. Scott Abstract The growth in single-person households is a pervasive behavioral phenomenon in the United States in the post-war period. In this paper we investigate determinants of the propensity to live alone, using 1970 data across states for single...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 173–184.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Maria Cancian; Deborah Reed Abstract We estimate the extent to which rising family income inequality can be explained by changes in the earnings of married women. We develop a decomposition equation that separates single persons from married couples (decomposition by population group...
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Demography (1969) 6 (3): 243–260.
Published: 01 August 1969
...Walt Saveland; Paul C. Glick Abstract A new set of first-marriage tables is compared with earlier tables that were prepared by Grabill and Jacobson. The new tables show, among other things, the number of first marriages, first-marriage probabilities, and death probabilities for single persons...
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Demography (1990) 27 (2): 233–250.
Published: 01 May 1990
... to three decades; and divorced and widowed persons in their twenties and thirties have particularly high risks of dying, relative to married persons of the same age. In addition, the analysis suggests that a selection process is operating with regard to single and divorced persons: the smaller...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 549–569.
Published: 01 November 1971
... was assigned a definite age at first marriage. For the white population, 5.8% of males and 6.1% of females were allo- cated an age at first marriage. The Marriage Market (Single Popula- tion by Single Years of Age) The published tabulation consisted of persons ever-married by single years of age at the census...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 649–674.
Published: 05 May 2016
... their disadvantage. Together, these streams of research suggest that the advantages of maternal work among single mothers should be associated with better affective experiences in time with children. A number of person-level and activity-specific features may confound associations between mothers’ partnership...
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Demography (1995) 32 (3): 379–405.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Lynn A. Karoly; Gary Burtless Abstract This paper uses new methods to determine the sources of the sharp fall and then the steep rise in personal income inequality between 1959 and 1989. The increase in the proportion of single-head families tended to boost inequality over the entire period. Forty...
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Demography (1973) 10 (4): 525–535.
Published: 01 November 1973
... © Population Association of America 1973 1973 Single Population Single Person Marriage Rate Indian Statistical Institute Registrar General References Agarwala , S. N. ( 1962 ). Age at Marriage in India . Allahabad : Kitab Mahal Private, Ltd. . Benjamin , B...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 1085–1108.
Published: 06 July 2016
... to their neighbors. Adding information at larger scales minimally improves prediction of the person’s location. The 1880 neighborhoods of Newark, New Jersey, were formed as individuals located themselves among similar neighbors on a single street segment. 6 6 2016 6 7 2016 © Population Association...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 1101–1130.
Published: 10 April 2014
... the largest proportionate gains. The ability to report multiple races in 2000 and the new federal definition of “American Indian” may have especially affected these groups, although personal-identity changes are probably also involved. We find that thousands of new Latino AIANs reported only one race in 2000...
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Demography (2004) 41 (2): 213–236.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of Canada s SSP. Welfare re- form may have different effects on single persons than on married persons. Because wel- fare reform encouraged or required more work, single women may have been less likely to get married because their earnings rose or the independence effect dominated for these women...
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Demography (1989) 26 (4): 615–625.
Published: 01 November 1989
.... Multivariate analysis reveals higher rates of cohabitation among women, whites, persons who did not complete high school, and those from families who received welfare or who lived in a single-parent family while growing up. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1989 1989 Divorce Rate...
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Demography (1972) 9 (3): 455–463.
Published: 01 August 1972
...”, combining household and person records, sorting records into ten 1/10,000 samples, compacting binary codes to fit on a single reel of tape, and the production of a revised set of formatted tapes. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1972 1972 Census Bureau Binary Form Decimal...
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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 89–105.
Published: 01 February 1975
...Julian L. Simon Abstract There is no single calculable welfare effect of an additional person. Rather, there are many different judgments, which may be negative or positive. The welfare effect depends upon the particular economic situation the child will be born into, which point in his life-cycle...
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Demography (2020) 57 (3): 1007–1034.
Published: 23 April 2020
... gradient in earnings. Childless women (with or without a partner) as well as single mothers had higher personal earnings than women whose family trajectories combined parenthood and partnership. Moreover, in societies in which reconciliation of work and family during midlife is less burdensome, labor...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 751–786.
Published: 12 May 2015
... a child” (similar to RDSL pregnancy question 1). Thus, compared with young white women, young black women have more positive attitudes about the personal consequences of a pregnancy in both data sets but have similar (NSFG) or more negative attitudes (RDSL) about single parenthood in general. 9...
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Demography (1988) 25 (4): 567–579.
Published: 01 November 1988
... as the probability of migration for a single-person household, given a set of values for Z,j" The response to changes in one of the local variables, indexed by k, is given by the derivative (3) Household Migration 569 which is a measure of the covariance between the local variable and the probability of out...