Tag Archives: United States
Lost in Translation: Language Segregation among Hispanics in the United States?
Over 50 million Hispanics live in the United States. One-quarter speak English and no other language, and another 40% speak English very well. The other 18 million Hispanics are split between those who speak English well (38%), not well (37%), and not at all (26%). Remarkably, we know little about where Hispanics with divergent English […]
Understanding the Gap between Fertility Ideals and Intentions in Four Postindustrial Societies
Xiana Bueno and Mary Brinton write about the gap between fertility ideals and intentions in Sweden, Japan, United States and Spain.
Demography and Family: A Microsimulation Strategy to Bridge the Gap
The study of the family has had a long and distinguished history in the demographic research tradition. A central preoccupation of this early work was the development of methods to obtain information about family structures from basic demographic characteristics of populations. As a result of this work, we learned to adapt classic life table methods […]