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Democratic Demographics: Does Democracy Alter Politicians’ Origins?

Roderic Ai Camp

in The Metamorphosis of Leadership in a Democratic Mexico

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199742851
eISBN:
9780199866298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742851.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Demographic variables determine many characteristics in a politician's background and determine critical career choices. Social origin is one of the most influential of such variables, but the major ... More


9. Socio-demographic and psycho-social variables

Sally Macintyre and Annie Anderson

in Design Concepts in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627391
eISBN:
9780191723704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627391.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes and defines socio-demographic and psycho-social variables, and highlights the importance of attaining accurate measures of socio-demographic and psycho-social variables in the ... More


The Measure of Weil-Being and Growth: Why and How Do We Use Heights to Understand Living Standards?

in Measuring Up: A History of Living Standards in Mexico, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773164
eISBN:
9780804782852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773164.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the concept of well-being and living standards and presents the methods and sources employed in the analysis of the history of living standards in Mexico. It compares different ... More


A Life-Cycle Consistent Empirical Model of Family Labor Supply Using Cross-Section Data

Richard Blundell and Ian Walker

in Labor Supply and Taxation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198749806
eISBN:
9780191814082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749806.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents and estimates models of family labour supply which allows for quite general effects of relative wages and demographic variables on within period behaviour. The estimated models ... More


Factors Affecting Aging Services Technology Use in the Aging Population

Joyce W. Tam and Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe

in The Role of Technology in Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190234737
eISBN:
9780197559543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234737.003.0016
Subject:
Computer Science, Virtual Reality

Age-related changes in physical health and cognitive functions can negatively affect quality of life as well as increase caregiver burden and societal healthcare costs. While aging services ... More


Reading the Questions, Understanding the Answers

Arthur Lupia

in Uninformed Why People Seem to Know So Little about Politics and What We Can Do about It

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190263720
eISBN:
9780197559598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263720.003.0021
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Many people comment on the public’s political ignorance. Some blame it for the defeat of a favored candidate. Some cite it as the reason for changing civics curricula. Some use evidence of ... More


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