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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1729–1753.
Published: 12 September 2014
...Jeremy Pais Abstract Cumulative structural disadvantage theory posits two major sources of endogenous selection in shaping racial health disparities: a race-based version of the theory anticipates a racially distinct selection process, whereas a social class-based version anticipates a racially...
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Published: 08 March 2018
Fig. 2 Mode of interview in the Health and Retirement Study. Source: Health and Retirement Study, various waves, and the RAND HRS file Version L More
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Fig. 3 Self-reported weight across biomarker groups in the Health and Retirement Study. Source: Health and Retirement Study, various waves, and the RAND HRS File Version L More
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Demography (1988) 25 (2): 249–263.
Published: 01 May 1988
...) the Brass system of model life tables and the proportional-hazard mortality model and apply a logit version of the model to analyze the determinants of child mortality in Sri Lanka. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1988 1988 Survival Probability Life Table Fertility Survey...
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Demography (1984) 21 (3): 361–372.
Published: 01 August 1984
... are treated as hierarchical and thus this method is conceptually different from the decomposition methods of Kitagawa (1955) and Das Gupta (1978), in which two factors are treated as symmetrical. Our method is shown to be a balanced version of the Cho-Retherford (1973) decomposition method. Analyses...
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Demography (1983) 20 (2): 235–248.
Published: 01 May 1983
... migration. This report presents a migration projection technique compatible with these constraints. A simplified version of Pittenger's model is used, where future migration patterns are automatically assigned from characteristics of historical patterns. A comparative test of age pattern accuracy for 1970...
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Demography (1989) 26 (1): 99–115.
Published: 01 February 1989
... cycles,” in births. Frauenthal and Swick recently reestimated a continuous-age version of Lee’s basic cohort model with U.S. series and, contrary to Lee’s original findings, concluded that “limit cycles oscillations have been occurring in U.S. births.” This article disputes their conclusion, ascribing...
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Demography (1981) 18 (2): 231–244.
Published: 01 May 1981
... were a cubic spline, the Hadwiger and Coale-Trussell functions, the gamma and beta densities, two versions of a polynomial, and two of Brass's relational procedures, as well as the Gompertz curve. The spline function fitted all curves far better than any of the others. The Coale-Trussell procedure...
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Demography (2003) 40 (4): 741–757.
Published: 01 November 2003
... applications of the cohort-component method with the accuracy of projections that were derived from a simpler, less data-intensive version of the method. We found that age-group error patterns are different for national projections than for subnational projections; that errors are substantially larger for some...
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Demography (2005) 42 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 February 2005
...John Bongaarts Abstract In the study reported here, I had two objectives: (1) to test a new version of the logistic model for the pattern of change over time in age-specific adult mortality rates and (2) to develop a new method for projecting future trends in adult mortality. A test of the goodness...
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Demography (1970) 7 (3): 361–368.
Published: 01 August 1970
...John C. Hudson Abstract A version of the Lotka-Volterra interaction model is adapted to describe population growth and migration processes in a two-region system. The regions are identified as a metropolis and its non-metropolitan hinterland. Several conditions on growth and migration regimes...
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Demography (1979) 16 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 August 1979
... countries never investigated the significance of large differences in birth and death rates across societies. The strong demographic components of life-cycle saving analysis are here the center of focus. Illustrative general numerical applications of a modified version of the life-cycle approach suggest...
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Demography (2022) 59 (1): 207–220.
Published: 01 February 2022
... version of life expectancy. That is, the distribution of lifespans of the people alive at a single moment is a self-weighted distribution of cohort lifespans, such that longer lifespans have proportionally greater representation. One implication is that if death rates are unchanging, the average lifespan...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 1207–1218.
Published: 28 June 2016
...Christopher Wimer; Liana Fox; Irwin Garfinkel; Neeraj Kaushal; Jane Waldfogel Abstract This study examines historical trends in poverty using an anchored version of the U.S. Census Bureau’s recently developed Research Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM) estimated back to 1967. Although the SPM...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 1219–1244.
Published: 05 July 2016
... generations. Using a multigenerational version of GENLIAS, a large-scale database containing information from digitized Dutch marriage certificates during 1812–1922, this study describes and explains the influence of grandfathers and great-grandfathers on the occupational status attainment of 119,662 men...
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Demography (2022) 59 (6): 2013–2024.
Published: 01 December 2022
... States. We use the harmonized version of the Health and Retirement Survey data and define the health status in terms of activities of daily living. Our results suggest that the female advantage in cohort survival is partly compensated by women's lower cohort-specific health levels. At older ages, however...
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Demography (2023) 60 (2): 379–410.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of romantic coresidential unions—offers one explanation for why some people are more likely than others to enter and exit unions. We evaluate whether this family instability hypothesis —a union-specific version of the general hypothesis that instability affects people across multiple life domains—can explain...
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Demography (2023) 60 (6): 1843–1875.
Published: 01 December 2023
... in an unprecedented rise in both duration and magnitude. I consider the role of the illicit opioid crisis in driving this mental health crisis. In August 2010, an abuse-deterrent version of OxyContin was introduced and the original formulation was removed from the market, leading to a shift to illicit opioids...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1583.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes; Mary J. Lopez Abstract Ruggles, S., Genadek, K., Goeken, R., Grover, J., & and Sobek, M. (2017). Integrated Public Use Microdata Series: Version 7.0 [Data set]. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota. https://doi.org/10.18128/D010.V7.0. This correction does not affect...
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 619–639.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and generally receive similar returns to years of schooling completed. Immigrants also receive substantial returns to acculturation, measured as age at arrival and English language skill. These results cast doubt on the strong version of segmented labor market theory, in which low-skill immigrants...