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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 321–343.
Published: 08 November 2018
...Raymundo M. Campos-Vazquez; Eduardo M. Medina-Cortina Abstract In many Latin American countries, census data on race and skin color are scarce or nonexistent. In this study, we contribute to understanding how skin color affects intergenerational social mobility in Mexico. Using a novel data set, we...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 1093–1115.
Published: 01 June 2022
... in terms of occupational and class attainment, as well as for social mobility. The effects seem to be causal but the magnitudes were small. For paternal death, we find no consistent pattern, and in most models there was no effect on sons' socioeconomic outcomes. The patterns were similar for sons...
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Published: 25 October 2016
Fig. 1 A directed acyclic graph (DAG) of multigenerational social mobility. A (1) = G1’s educational attainment; M (1) = family structure in G1 during G2’s childhood; L (1) = socioeconomic characteristics, such as family income, occupational status, homeownership, and disability status More
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1921–1942.
Published: 20 April 2013
... generally been considered the exception rather than the rule of racial classification and social mobility. Yet, nationally representative, longitudinal data on the racial classification and SES of individuals do exist in the United States that could provide direct, systematic evidence on these issues...
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Demography (2024) 61 (3): 849–878.
Published: 01 June 2024
...Tate Kihara Abstract The impact of immigrant parents’ premigration family background on their second-generation children residing in destination countries remains underexplored in the literature on historical social mobility. Using multigenerational historical survey records from the Japanese...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 153–181.
Published: 11 March 2011
...Ming Wen; Danan Gu Abstract Using a large, nationally representative longitudinal sample of Chinese aged 65 and older, this study examines the effects of childhood, adult, and community socioeconomic conditions on mortality and several major health outcomes. The role of social mobility is also...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 416–422.
Published: 01 June 1966
.... To the sociologist-demographer, experimentation with cohort migration models seems to be getting at one of the crucial methodological problems of sociology, the analysis of social mobility. A mutually profitable interchange with students of social mobility is envisaged. 14 2 2011 © Population Association...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1905–1932.
Published: 25 October 2016
...Fig. 1 A directed acyclic graph (DAG) of multigenerational social mobility. A (1) = G1’s educational attainment; M (1) = family structure in G1 during G2’s childhood; L (1) = socioeconomic characteristics, such as family income, occupational status, homeownership, and disability status...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 218–227.
Published: 01 March 1967
...H. Yuan Tien Summary In this analysis of fertility data from a sample of non-Catholic faculty couples in an American university, temporal patterns and variations in education, employment, marriage, and parenthood of the husbands and wives are discussed in reference to (1) the social mobility...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1507–1545.
Published: 15 June 2018
... empirical contributions to the French literature on the residential segregation of immigrants and will more broadly be of interest to scholars of intergenerational spatial and social mobility. I run additional model specifications with the aim of identifying whether patterns differ for children...
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Demography (2021) 58 (6): 2265–2289.
Published: 01 December 2021
.... These findings highlight the importance of examining noneconomic outcomes when studying social mobility and offer insight into how inequality may persist across generations, especially for women, despite apparent upward mobility. Whether and when one marries, in particular, have important implications...
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Demography (2004) 41 (2): 363–384.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., education for one’s children, housing, health care, and even the right to move to a city. Transforming one’s hukou status from rural to urban is a central aspect of upward social mobility. Using data from a 1996 national probability sample, we show that education and membership in the Chinese Communist...
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Demography (1966) 3 (1): 188–203.
Published: 01 March 1966
... control be available but there must be a desire to limit family size. Such a desire may be linked to opportunities for social mobility. Negroes have not been assimilated into urban society as previous in-migrant groups were, and opportunities for mobility have been restricted. For these reasons Negroes...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 838–842.
Published: 01 June 1967
... ser comparado uno con otro y con criterios externos, tales como series de tiempo empíricas. Summary The demographic model is a program for representing births, deaths, migration, and social mobility as social processes in a non-stationary stochastic process (Markovian). Transition probabilities...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 1219–1244.
Published: 05 July 2016
...Antonie Knigge Abstract Studies on intergenerational social mobility usually examine the extent to which social positions of one generation determine the social positions of the next. This study investigates whether the persistence of inequality can be expected to stretch over more than two...
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Demography (2023) 60 (4): 1059–1088.
Published: 01 August 2023
... that internal migration plays a role in transmitting socioeconomic inequalities. Theoretically, the article formulates a conceptual framework building on three lines of inquiry: (1) the intergenerational transmission of internal migration behavior, (2) the role of internal migration in social mobility, and (3...
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Demography (1997) 34 (2): 277–293.
Published: 01 May 1997
.... Time constraints do not seem to be an important mechanism behind the negative effect of separation. Economic deprivation affects children s attainment negatively, but downward social mobility appears to be an even more important causal mechanism: Losing the parent with the higher social position...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 30–70.
Published: 01 March 1967
... population, proportion of nonfarm selfemployment, and overcrowded housing and show a negative significant relationship between fertility and communism. The study does not establish statistically significant relations, however, for population density, social mobility, substitutes for sexual intercourse...
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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 51–70.
Published: 22 September 2012
...Kerwin Kofi Charles; Erik Hurst; Alexandra Killewald Abstract The extent of marital sorting by socioeconomic background has implications for the intergenerational transmission of inequality, the role of marriage as a mechanism for social mobility, and the extent of cross-group interactions within...
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 599–617.
Published: 28 February 2014
...Zhen Zeng; Yu Xie Abstract The issue of whether the social class of grandparents affects grandchildren’s socioeconomic outcomes net of the characteristics of the middle generation is much debated in the social mobility literature. Using data from the 2002 Chinese Household Income Project, we...
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