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Demography (1969) 6 (2): 185–221.
Published: 01 May 1969
...; and four types of couple with age pairs (1,1), (1,2), (2,1) and (2, 2) .] Consider first 80 single man aged z. During 80 unit time interval, he has vari- ous possible alternatives: (1) die; (2) merely survive to be aged x + 1, and not marry; (3) wish to marry a woman aged YI, and survive; (4) wish to marry...
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Demography (1980) 17 (3): 297–322.
Published: 01 August 1980
... for the United States, 1972 reflected the extent to which the labor force participation of males exceeded that of females, but indicated that, on the average, half a woman’s lifetime between the ages of 16 and 65 was spent in the labor force. There were marked differences in the proportions, by age, of males...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 477–490.
Published: 01 June 1966
... the peaking at three years of age. It was shown that age advancement may have reduced the size of the 0–4 age group by about 5 percent relative to adult female age groups, and this would result in an understatement of fertility as measured by the child/woman age ratio of the same amount.The research described...
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Demography (1985) 22 (4): 611–623.
Published: 01 November 1985
... rates previously experienced at lower ages. Techniques devised to derive an intercensal life table from single-year age distributions in two censuses are adapted to estimate accurate intercensal fertility schedules from distributions of parity by age of woman in two censuses. Birth-order specific...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 681–694.
Published: 01 November 1981
... at transition, their inclusion would cause problems of multicollinear- ity. This method does have certain limita- tions. The probability of marriage for a woman single at a given age implicitly also reflects the factors allowing her to reach that age single. In this paper we take as given her never-married...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1573–1600.
Published: 23 June 2015
... resources, and this variation predicts the subsequent emigration of their male partners to the United States. We then use data from a policy experiment to demonstrate that an exogenous increase in a woman’s control over household resources decreases the probability that her spouse migrates. Our findings...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 881–902.
Published: 21 February 2013
... and Family Surveys (FFS) to learn about the family formation behavior of 1,897 women born between 1953 and 1962. Retrospective monthly data were available on each 18- to 30-year-old woman living either with or without children as single, married, or cohabiting. We first study via a nonparametric approach...
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Demography (2021) 58 (6): 2365–2394.
Published: 01 December 2021
... women to delay marriage and first births in early adulthood (ages 16–25), but has no effect on men. A $1,000 increase in EITC exposure in childhood leads to a 2%–3% decline in a woman's likelihood of having a first birth and a comparable decline in her likelihood of marrying by her early 20s. We find...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 467–468.
Published: 01 August 1986
...Gigi Santow 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1986 1986 International Migration Birth Interval Single Woman Marriage Cohort Marriage Duration References Bracher , M. D. ( 1981 ). Are Australian Families Getting Smaller? A Study of Patterns...
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Demography (2003) 40 (4): 659–673.
Published: 01 November 2003
... of premaritally conceived births that were reported as being wanted. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2003 2003 Reproductive Behavior Sexual Debut Incidence Rate Ratio Single Woman Conception Rate References Becker S. , & Diop-Sidibé N. ( 2003 ). Does...
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Demography (1983) 20 (3): 369–384.
Published: 01 August 1983
... that birth expectations are useful predictors of completed cohort fertility, if adjustments are made to incorporate changes in the proportions married within the birth cohort. 7 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1983 1983 Married Woman Current Population Survey Single Woman...
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Demography (1977) 14 (3): 255–264.
Published: 01 August 1977
... Association of America 1977 1977 Married Woman Current Population Survey Single Woman Unmarried Woman Marital Fertility An erratum to this article is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/2060602 . References Blake , J. ( 1974 ). Can We Believe Recent Data on Birth...
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Demography (1994) 31 (4): 593–602.
Published: 01 November 1994
..., and educational attainment. Several pronounced racial and ethnic differences are found. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1994 1994 White Woman Family Background Hispanic Woman Single Woman Contraceptive Practice References Abrahamse A.F. , Morrison P.A...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 867–887.
Published: 26 May 2012
... headed by a single person—most often a single woman—with dependents, changes in the prevalence of two-earner households, and increased sorting in marriage and partnership. U.S. studies find that growth in the number of households headed by a single person is associated with greater inequality...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 August 1986
..., it is misleading to represent my article as saying "single migrants aged 15or older at arrival married significantly later than married migrants with the same age at arrival," and then to follow with a sentence repeating this added condition not present in my analysis-"a married woman of necessity has a lower age...
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Demography (1972) 9 (3): 339–352.
Published: 01 August 1972
... that the incidence of induced abortion is not dependent on the occurrence of a previous induced abor- tion. (11) With the occurrence of a concep- tion that terminates in an induced abor- tion, a woman is assumed to be in a TABLE 5.-Probability of a Single Woman Mar- rying at Age X (in years) Prob- Prob- X ability X...
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Demography (1975) 12 (2): 209–222.
Published: 01 May 1975
... woman is more likely to have made a long-distance move in the previous five years than a young single woman. The best informa- tion available on this subject apparently comes from the 1970 Population Census. Of women 25-34 in 1970, 14.5 percent of those who were ever married had made an interstate move...
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Demography (1999) 36 (4): 535–551.
Published: 01 November 1999
..., and Miller 1995). Current school enrollment reflects competing roles. In addition, we index the state of the marriage market with a measure ofsingle men per single woman, by race, in the current state of residence. Previous theoretical work (Becker 1991) and empirical stud- ies (Brien 1997; Lichter, LeClere...
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Demography (1986) 23 (4): 621–631.
Published: 01 November 1986
... months in which the husband was alive and of the single woman's threshold during her months of widowhood. For our second estimate, we concentrate on the part of the year following the husband's death. We assign a fraction of the widow's reported income to the months actually spent as a widow, based...
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Demography (1988) 25 (4): 553–566.
Published: 01 November 1988
... in Mexico provide evidence that changing economic opportunities for women may also have an impact on union disruption in Latin America. Still, the fact that the majority of the children of an unmarried mother do not live in a single-parent household indicates that a single woman is still unlikely to be able...