Demographic Research

Articles from Vol. 42, No. 1, January-June

Assimilation and Ethnic Marriage Squeeze in Early 20th Century America: A Gender Perspective
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionUnprecedented waves of European migration to the United States from the late 19th century through the early 20th century not only helped to propel American progress (Hirschman 2005), but also generated...
Exploring the Demographic History of Populations with Enhanced Lexis Surfaces
1.MotivationLexis surfaces are widely used to visualize life table and other kinds of demographic data in order to detect and analyze regularities and anomalies in demographic patterns across periods, ages, and birth cohorts (Vaupel, Gambill, and Yashin...
Factors Incorporated into Future Survival Estimation among Europeans
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionIt is well known that some people are more optimistic than others (Lyubomirsky 2001), a fact usually reflected in their expectations, including their future survival. Prior studies have noted that...
Relationship between Vaccination and Nutritional Status in Children: Analysis of Recent Demographic and Health Surveys
1. IntroductionThe importance of immunizations in the decline of infant mortality has been widely recognized (Ozawa et al. 2017). Recent evidence suggests that the effect is not only due to the reduction of vaccine-preventable infections but also due...
Remain, Leave, or Return? Mothers' Location Continuity after Separation in Belgium
1.IntroductionIn recent decades, separation and divorce rates have substantially increased in many countries, which not only means that individual life courses have become more diverse and non-linear, but also that people's residential biographies have...
Traditional versus Facebook-Based Surveys: Evaluation of Biases in Self-Reported Demographic and Psychometric Information
1.IntroductionSocial sciences are going through a revolution, in light of the immense possibilities that arise from the ability to observe real-world human behaviours via digital data, timely, and at a grander scale. Digital data offer rich, fine-grained...
Trajectory of Inequality of Opportunity in Child Height Growth: Evidence from the Young Lives Study
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionThe environments in which children grow up play vital roles in forming their health and human capital development. Children's health is thus heavily influenced by the characteristics of the families...
Urban–rural Differentials in Latin American Infant Mortality
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionIt is undeniable that a significant reduction in infant mortality has occurred around the world over the last century, and evidence points to an even greater acceleration of this decline since 2000...
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