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Patterns of Cohesion and Residence

P. J. P. Goldberg

in Women, Work, and Life Cycle in a Medieval Economy: Women in York and Yorkshire c.1300-1520

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201540
eISBN:
9780191674938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201540.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

This chapter examines patterns of cohesion and residence. Looking at poll tax returns, it is possible to determine a measure of the mean household size (MHS) for an entire community. Within urban ... More


Family Structure and Financial Well-Being: Evidence from the Great Recession

Juyeon Kim and Linda J. Waite

in Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785853
eISBN:
9780804786430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785853.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter presents an analysis of the influence of changes in family size and complexity of living relationships on a family's economic well-being during the Great Recession. The analysis reveals ... More


People and domestic organization

Camilla Toulmin

in Land, Investment, and Migration: Thirty-five Years of Village Life in Mali

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198852766
eISBN:
9780191887147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852766.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In Dlonguébougou (DBG), rapid demographic growth has led to a tripling of the village population, but demographic performance remains uneven between households and couples. DBG demonstrates the ... More


The Effects of the Movement of Women into the Workforce on Income Trends

Diana Furchtgott-Roth and Beila Leboeuf

in United States Income, Wealth, Consumption, and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197518199
eISBN:
9780197518229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518199.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter presents evidence suggesting that the movement of women into the workforce, combined with changing trends in marriage, divorce, and life expectancy, may have contributed to rising ... More


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