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On the Quantum and Tempo of Women First Marriages in China

Dan, Jingyi, Zhu, Nong et Mei, Li (2022). On the Quantum and Tempo of Women First Marriages in China International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health , vol. 19 , nº 20. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph192013312.

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Résumé

The total first marriage rate (TFMR) of Chinese women shows a downward trend in fluctuations from 1970 to 2016, but it is affected by the tempo distortion caused by changes in the mean age at first marriage. Thus, we compare the total first marriage rate (TFMR) and tempo-adjusted period proportion ever married (PPEM*) to estimate the extent to which the TFMR is affected by tempo effects. We also decompose the women’s TFMR change into its quantum and tempo components from 1970 to 2016 to analyze how much of the changes in TFMR are due to the quantum changes and how much of it is caused by tempo effects. The results show that the tempo effects have had a persistent influence on the period TFMR of Chinese women from 1970 to 2016. The recent decline in the TFMR in Chinese women is mainly due to the first marriage delay, not signaling a retreat from universal marriage.

Type de document: Article
Mots-clés libres: total first marriage rate; tempo-adjusted period proportion ever married; quantum change; tempo effects; decomposition
Centre: Centre Urbanisation Culture Société
Date de dépôt: 16 janv. 2023 20:03
Dernière modification: 16 janv. 2023 20:03
URI: https://espace.inrs.ca/id/eprint/13157

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