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  1. This study tries to elicit the unexplored nexus between the contraceptive failure and abortions in India’s most populous state Uttar Pradesh. Condom being the most used modern method contributes to 47% of all ...

    Authors: Anjali Singh, Rakesh Mishra, K. K. Singh and Prashant Verma
    Citation: Genus 2020 76:9
  2. In the last decades, Western societies have been involved in huge demographic changes, amongst which one of the most important has been the increasing postponement of the transition to parenthood. This paper a...

    Authors: Stefano Cantalini, Raffaele Guetto and Nazareno Panichella
    Citation: Genus 2020 76:8
  3. Skip instructions in census and survey questionnaires result in different groups of persons being eligible for different questions—the logical structure of the questionnaire. Logical structure is important for an...

    Authors: Griffith Feeney and Samuel Feeney
    Citation: Genus 2019 75:19
  4. Prior work has highlighted increases in life expectancy in the USA during the Great Depression. This contradicts the tenet that life expectancy is positively correlated with human welfare, but it coheres with ...

    Authors: Tim A. Bruckner, Ashley M. Ima, Trang T. Nguyen and Andrew Noymer
    Citation: Genus 2019 75:16
  5. The concentration of births on working days compared to a relative lack of events at weekends or during public holidays has been interpreted in literature as evidence of an excessive appeal to elective deliver...

    Authors: Marco Breschi, Gabriele Ruiu and Giovanna Gonano
    Citation: Genus 2019 75:15
  6. This study was conducted to estimate the magnitude of infant death clustering as well as the mortality risk associated with death of a preceding child and investigate how these have changed over three decades ...

    Authors: Joshua O. Akinyemi, Clifford O. Odimegwu, Olufunmilayo O. Banjo and Babatunde M. Gbadebo
    Citation: Genus 2019 75:12
  7. Significant reductions in mortality are reflected in strong increases in life expectancy particularly in industrialized countries. Previous analyses relate these improvements primarily to medical innovations a...

    Authors: Marc Luy, Marina Zannella, Christian Wegner-Siegmundt, Yuka Minagawa, Wolfgang Lutz and Graziella Caselli
    Citation: Genus 2019 75:11
  8. Female and male life expectancies have converged in most industrialized societies in recent decades. To achieve coherent forecasts between females and males, this convergence needs to be considered when foreca...

    Authors: Marie-Pier Bergeron-Boucher, Vladimir Canudas-Romo, Marius Pascariu and Rune Lindahl-Jacobsen
    Citation: Genus 2018 74:20
  9. Although mortality delay (the shift of the age-at-death distribution to older ages) and mortality compression (less variability in the age at death) are the key dynamics that drove past mortality trends, they ...

    Authors: Anastasios Bardoutsos, Joop de Beer and Fanny Janssen
    Citation: Genus 2018 74:17
  10. Given the increased link between retirement age and payments to the development in life expectancy, a precise and regular forecast of life expectancy is of utmost importance. The choice of the jump-off rates, ...

    Authors: Lenny Stoeldraijer, Coen van Duin, Leo van Wissen and Fanny Janssen
    Citation: Genus 2018 74:16
  11. What happens when citizens from societies with strong son preference culture migrate to countries in which preference for having a child of each sex prevails? Using data from Swedish population registers, we i...

    Authors: Eleonora Mussino, Vitor Miranda and Li Ma
    Citation: Genus 2018 74:13
  12. Social capital is defined as the individual’s pool of social resources found in his/her personal network. A recent study on Italians living as couples has shown that friendship relationships, beyond those with...

    Authors: Viviana Amati, Silvia Meggiolaro, Giulia Rivellini and Susanna Zaccarin
    Citation: Genus 2018 74:7

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