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Published: 27 April 2011
Fig. 2 The social influence function More
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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 87–107.
Published: 01 February 2004
... Social Conditions and Men s Mortality 87 Demography, Volume 41-Number 1, February 2004: 87 107 87 S THE LONG ARM OF CHILDHOOD: THE INFLUENCE OF EARLY-LIFE SOCIAL CONDITIONS ON MEN S MORTALITY* MARK D. HAYWARD AND BRIDGET K. GORMAN Increasingly, social scientists are turning to childhood to gain a better...
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Demography (2001) 38 (1): 43–58.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Hans-Peter Kohler; Jere R. Behrman; Susan C. Watkins Abstract Demographers have argued increasingly that social interaction is an important mechanism for understanding fertility behavior. Yet it is still quite uncertain whether social learning or social influence is the dominant mechanism through...
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Demography (2020) 57 (3): 873–898.
Published: 19 May 2020
... was conceived, the hope was that any positive momentum in the cities would diffuse to surrounding areas. Using a variety of statistical methods, we study three aspects of diffusion and their effects on modern contraceptive use: spread through mass communications, social learning, and social influence. Using...
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Demography (2002) 39 (4): 713–738.
Published: 01 November 2002
... studies); (3) network effects are important for both men and women; and (4) network effects are nonlinear and asymmetric, suggesting that networks provide information primarily through social learning, rather than by exerting social influence. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2002...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 373–388.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Jason M. Fletcher Abstract In this article, I use a national sample of high school students to test for several types of social influences on the decision to have sexual intercourse. I find evidence of endogenous social interactions (social multipliers), where the propensity of an individual...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2083–2108.
Published: 10 December 2019
... varies by gender. Using the study’s prospective design, we document not only these important associations but also potential mechanisms of education and travel—exposure to the English language and friends’ international travel experience—as potentially powerful social influences on individuals’ attitudes...
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Published: 27 April 2011
Fig. 4 Simulation results for simulating 20 years starting from 1984 without social influence. “A” stands for empirical data of Austria, and “S” denotes simulated results. An asterisk denotes that data are from Statistik Austria ( 2007 ); double asterisks indicate computations by T. Sobotka More
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 559–579.
Published: 27 April 2011
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Demography (1978) 15 (3): 301–320.
Published: 01 August 1978
.... Socioeconomic variables, in the form of the normative social structure and social stratification, and economic constraints, such as income and price, are hypothesized to influence fertility through their impact on social psychological processes within the family. The overall theory is tested on two independent...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 243–266.
Published: 06 January 2020
... the direct influence of network partners or contextual and selection factors, such as shared environment and common background characteristics. The present study uses instrumental variables to improve the identification of social interaction effects on fertility. Using data from the System of social...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 923–934.
Published: 01 November 2010
... factors, such as individual and family background variables. We measure social interaction through the cross-sibling influences on fertility. Continuous-time hazard models are estimated separately for women’s first and second births. In addition to individual socioeconomic variables, demographic variables...
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Demography (1978) 15 (2): 205–212.
Published: 01 May 1978
... of objective and subjective factors provides a more refined accounting of the potential influence of social and economic factors in the selection of destinations. The findings hold when age is introduced as a control. 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1978 1978 Social Factor...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1477–1501.
Published: 12 July 2017
...Brielle Bryan Abstract Previous research has suggested that adolescent peers influence behavior and provide social support during a critical developmental period, but few studies have addressed the antecedents of adolescent social networks. Research on the collateral consequences of incarceration...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 547–568.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., these effects point to a potentially important influence of social age, defined by an individual’s school cohort, instead of biological age. The relevance of social age is likely due to social interactions and peer-group influences exerted by individuals who are in the same school cohort but are not necessarily...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 1–23.
Published: 27 January 2011
... appropriate for some populations in some periods, this perspective may omit important sources of intergenerational continuity of family-based social inequality. Social institutions, which transcend individual lives, help support multigenerational influence, particularly at the extreme top and bottom...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 295–318.
Published: 18 December 2017
.... This component highlights the need to investigate the influence of childhood circumstances on adult mortality in a comprehensive framework, including demographic, social, behavioral, and genetic information from the family of origin. Our central measure of familial influence on mortality is the MHR (Merlo et...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 February 2007
... investigate whether social interactions—and especially the extent to which social network partners perceive themselves to be at risk—exert causal influences on respondents’ risk perceptions and on one approach to prevention, spousal communication about the threat of AIDS to the couple and their children...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 181–198.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Francesco C. Billari; Aart C. Liefbroer Abstract This article studies the association between social norms and the timing of leaving home. Although largely overlooked by most recent studies on leaving home, life-course theory suggests that age norms and age grading influence life-course decisions...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1517–1533.
Published: 16 August 2011
... et al. 2004 ). However, genetic influences on smoking vary considerably across different social environments (Boardman 2009 ; Boardman et al. 2008 ; Timberlake et al. 2006 ). The environmental moderation of genetic factors is anticipated by the gene-by-environment interaction (GxE) paradigm...
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