Tag Archives: United States

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.[1] 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 […]