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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 203–208.
Published: 01 February 2009
... EFFECTS, BUT THEY DO NOT WORK THAT WAY* STEVEN MARTIN This analysis joins the debate on how declines in marriage have shifted the composition of the unmarried and married populations in the United States, and how compositional shifts have affected nonmarital birth rates. Gray, Stockard, and Stone (2006...
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 623–647.
Published: 01 August 2007
... relationship by estimating the linkages among flows into and out of marriage, work effort, and wage rates. The estimates are based on National Longitudinal Survey of Youth panel data, covering 23 years of marital and labor market outcomes, and control for unobserved heterogeneity. We estimate marriage effects...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Lisa A. Gennetian; Leonard M. Lopoo; Andrew S. London Abstract We examine how changes in maternal work hours affect adolescent children’s school participation and performance outcomes using data from interviews in 1998 and 2001 with approximately 1,700 women who, in May 1995, were welfare-reliant...
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Demography (2009) 46 (3): 535–551.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Pia M. Orrenius; Madeline Zavodny Abstract Recent media and government reports suggest that immigrants are more likely to hold jobs with poor working conditions than U.S.-born workers, perhaps because immigrants work in jobs that “ natives don’t want.” Despite this widespread view, earlier studies...
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Demography (2003) 40 (3): 479–497.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Steven J. Haider; Alison Jacknowitz; Robert F. Schoeni Abstract A central theme of welfare reform is that recipients are required to engage in work activities. In many states, these work requirements apply to mothers whose children are a few months old, which may increase the costs and decrease...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 139–164.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Charles L. Baum, II Abstract Child care costs reduce the net benefit of working and consequently influence mothers’ decisions to work. They affect the employment of low-income mothers in particular because they represent a larger portion of these mothers’ earnings. I used a hazard framework...
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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 541–555.
Published: 01 August 2002
... with disabilities we describe in the CPS during the 1990s is not an artifact of the data. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2002 2002 Employment Rate National Health Interview Survey Work Limitation Social Security Disability Insurance Active Life Expectancy References...
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Demography (1995) 32 (4): 577–598.
Published: 01 November 1995
... for women depends on the children’s age.) Implications of these findings are discussed. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1995 1995 Child Care Shift Work Current Population Survey Work Schedule Child Care Cost References Bielby W.T. , & Bielby D.D...
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Demography (1987) 24 (1): 99–112.
Published: 01 February 1987
...Harriet B. Presser Abstract Work shifts of full-time dual-earner couples are analyzed with data from the May 1980 U.S. Current Population Survey. Over 20 percent of husbands and about 12 percent of wives work other than a regular day shift. Variations in shift work status by sex of spouse...
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Demography (1991) 28 (2): 201–211.
Published: 01 May 1991
... and Households . New York : Russell Sage Foundation . References Bane , M. J. ( 1986 ). Household Composition and Poverty . In S. H. Danziger , & D. H. Weinberg (Eds.), Fighting Poverty: What Works and What Doesn’t (pp. 209 – 231 ). Cambridge : Harvard University Press...
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Demography (1990) 27 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 August 1990
...Mark D. Hayward; William R. Grady Abstract Multivariate increment-decrement working life tables are estimated for a cohort of older men in the United States for the period 1966–1983. The approach taken allows multiple processes to be simultaneously incorporated into a single model, resulting...
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Demography (1989) 26 (4): 523–543.
Published: 01 November 1989
...Harriet B. Presser 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1989 1989 Child Care Work Schedule Parental Leave Married Mother Unmarried Mother References Ambry , M. ( 1988 ). At home in the office . American Demographics , 10 , 30 – 33 . Belsky...
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Demography (1984) 21 (4): 575–589.
Published: 01 November 1984
...Harriet B. Presser Abstract This study builds on an earlier finding from the May 1980 Current Population Survey that one-third of full-time dual-earner couples with children in the United States include at least one spouse who works other than a regular day shift. Using the same data source...
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Demography (1976) 13 (3): 339–356.
Published: 01 August 1976
... suggests these patterns: (a) women who have accumulated larger families work less in the current period and anticipate fewer additional births; (b) women with more past work experience tend to work more hours in the current period; and (c) work experience appears to have only a weak negative effect...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 360–362.
Published: 01 March 1967
...James N. Morgan Summary The notions that most people travel to the center of the city to work and that the farther out they live the longer it takes are only appropriate for middle-sized cities. In larger urban areas, many people work outside the center, and it is the speed of travel which most...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 19–29.
Published: 01 March 1967
...Beverly Duncan Summary For the past seven years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported on the differential work-force status of recent high school graduates and dropouts. Their definition of graduate and dropout populations and a failure to distinguish inter-cohort differences from intra...
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Published: 08 March 2018
Fig. 1 Return-to-work behavior for pre-reform mothers (giving birth in January–April 1979) and post-reform mothers (giving birth in May–August 1979): Cumulative proportion who returned to work and difference in proportion who returned to work (post-reform minus pre-reform) More
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Published: 08 March 2018
Fig. 4 Return-to-work behavior by prebirth health status for pre-reform mothers (giving birth in January–April 1979) and post-reform mothers (giving birth in May–August 1979) More
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Demography (1975) 12 (2): 245–258.
Published: 01 May 1975
...Jean C. Darian Abstract This paper investigates whether convenient working conditions reduce the constraint of children on married women working. It is assumed that convenient working conditions are most important for women with heavy child-care responsibilities. Therefore, differentials...
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Demography (1975) 12 (2): 209–222.
Published: 01 May 1975
...Samuel H. Preston; Alan Thomas Richards Abstract Several authors have argued that increased work opportunities for women have helped to produce a reduction in the average age at marriage in the United States. This paper tests this proposition on data for the 100 largest SMSA’s in 1960. Using...