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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 629–650.
Published: 27 March 2012
...Christine R. Schwartz; Robert D. Mare Abstract This paper adapts the population balancing equation to develop a framework for studying the proximate determinants of educational homogamy. Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth on a cohort of women born between 1957 and 1964, we...
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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 245–270.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Sonalde Desai; Veena Kulkarni Abstract Indian society suffers from substantial inequalities in education, employment, and income based on caste and ethnicity. Compensatory or positive discrimination policies reserve 15% of the seats in institutions of higher education and state and central...
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Demography (2009) 46 (3): 553–574.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Fiona Steele; Wendy Sigle-Rushton; Øystein Kravdal Abstract Using high-quality data from Norwegian population registers, we examine the relationship between family disruption and children’s educational outcomes. We distinguish between disruptions caused by parental divorce and paternal death...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 671–694.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Margot I. Jackson Abstract The educational and economic consequences of poor health during childhood and adolescence have become increasingly clear, with a resurgence of evidence leading researchers to reconsider the potentially significant contribution of early-life health to population welfare...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 695–715.
Published: 01 November 2009
... 2009 Educational Attainment Ordinary Little Square High School Graduation Adolescent Health Ordinary Little Square Estimate References Adair L.S. , & Gordon-Larsen P. ( 2001 ). Maturational Timing and Overweight Prevalence in US Adolescent Girls . American Journal...
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Demography (2001) 38 (1): 115–132.
Published: 01 February 2001
... and Labor Relations, Cornell University. Photocopied document. Filmer , D. ( 2000 ). The Structure of Social Disparities in Education: Gender and Wealth . Washington, DC : Development Economics Research Group, World Bank . Filmer , D. , & Pritchett , L. ( 1998 ). Estimating...
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Demography (2003) 40 (1): 83–103.
Published: 01 February 2003
...James M. Raymo Abstract I use data from a large nationally representative survey to examine the relationship between women’s educational attainment and the timing of first marriage in Japan. The results indicate that later marriage for highly educated women primarily reflects longer enrollment...
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Demography (2001) 38 (3): 317–336.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Charles Hirschman Abstract An analysis of 1990 census data on the educational enrollment of 15- to 17-year-old immigrants to the United States provides partial support for predictions from both the segmented-assimilation hypothesis and the immigrant optimism hypothesis. Most immigrant adolescents...
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Demography (2000) 37 (1): 29–40.
Published: 01 February 2000
... examine the impact of local marriage markets’ educational composition on educational assortative mating and on how sorting varies with age. We estimate a discrete-time competing-risks model of educational sorting outcomes, using individual data from the NLSY and community descriptors aggregated from...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Emily Hannum Abstract Using evidence about educational disparities, this article demonstrates the need for attention to minority populations in studies of social stratification in China. Analyses of data from a 1992 survey of children demonstrate substantial ethnic differences in enrollment among...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 185–194.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Lucia A. Nixon; Michael D. Robinson Abstract To test for the presence of role model effects of female high school faculty and professional staff on young women in high school, we estimate several models of educational attainment for young women using data from the National Longitudinal Survey...
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Demography (1995) 32 (2): 215–229.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Bruce A. Christenson; Nan E. Johnson Abstract Education was added to the U.S. Standard Certificate of Death in 1989. The current study uses Michigan’s 1989–1991 death certificates, together with the 1990 Census, to evaluate the quality of data on education from death certificates and to examine...
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Demography (1995) 32 (2): 249–260.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Pedro M. Hernandez; Andrea H. Beller; John W. Graham Abstract We examine changes over the 1980s in the effect of child support payments on the educational attainment of children age 16 to 19 in the United States, and why child support has a stronger impact than other sources of income. We use 1979...
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Demography (1990) 27 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 August 1990
...Pamela J. Smock Abstract Using data from the National Survey of Families and Households, this article illustrates the role of educational attainment in the remarriage patterns of black and white women. For whites, remarriage propensities do not differ significantly by schooling level. For blacks...
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Demography (1988) 25 (2): 221–234.
Published: 01 May 1988
...Sheila Fitzgerald Krein; Andrea H. Beller Abstract This article examines the effect of living in a single-parent family on educational attainment by gender and race. According to household production theory, the reduction in parental resources for human capital investment in children living...
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Demography (1982) 19 (2): 241–260.
Published: 01 May 1982
... variables on educational differentials in childspacing. For birth intervals initiated in a recent period before a sample survey, second, third and higher-order intervals are examined. Transitions within successive segments of interval exposure ( q x values) are examined rather than cumulative transitions (1...
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Demography (1978) 15 (1): 41–56.
Published: 01 February 1978
...Eui-Hang Shin Abstract Using the 1960 and 1970 census data, this paper analyzes the net effects of the interregional migration of black males on the educational levels of the resident black male population at the regions of origin and destination. Significant variations are observed...
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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 (2005) 42 (2): 275–299.
Published: 01 May 2005
... initially widen gender gaps. Analyzing cross-sectional surveys and time-series data from China, this article indicates the relevance of both perspectives: while girls’ educational opportunities were clearly more responsive than boys’ to better household economic circumstances, the era of market transition...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 621–646.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Christine R. Schwartz; Robert D. Mare Abstract This paper reports trends in educational assortative marriage from 1940 to 2003 in the United States. Analyses of census and Current Population Survey data show that educational homogamy decreased from 1940 to 1960 but increased from 1960 to 2003. From...