Sex differences in the effects of Personal Resources, Family Resources, and Multiple Partners on Fertility in the U.S
主讲人：Professor/Dr Rosemary Hopcroft
Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She specializes in evolutionary sociology, gender studies, demography, and comparative historical sociology. She is one of the initiators of the American Sociological Association section Evolution, Biology, and Society. She has published in a variety of journals such as American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, Social Forces, Social Science Research, and Evolution and Human Behavior. The books by her include Oxford Handbook of Evolution, Biology & Society, Evolution and Gender: Why It Matters for Contemporary Life, Sociology: A Biosocial Introduction, and Regions, Institutions, and Agrarian Change in European History. Now she is the Editor of Frontiers in Evolutionary Sociology and Biosociology.
This talk will examine the association of personal and family income and wealth with fertility and number of child bearing unions for men and women using newly released data from the 2014 wave of the Survey of Income and Program Participation by the U.S. Census that contains the first national measures of complete male and female fertility as well as measures of multi-partner fertility. Results show that personal income (net of other family income and wealth) is positively associated with total fertility and number of child bearing unions for men and is negatively associated with total fertility and number of child bearing unions for women. Family income (net of personal income and wealth) is positively associated with total fertility for women only. For both men and women, net of personal and family income, personal and household net worth are negatively associated with total fertility.