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Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

psc brown bag iconPatterns and Factors of Household Life Course in 18th and 19th Century Rural Japan.

Noriko Tsuya (Department of Economics, Keio University)

11/17/2003, at noon in room 6050 ISR-Thompson.

Using micro-level data drawn from local household/population registers in two farming villages in northeastern Japan from 1716-1870, this study examines the patterns of and individual, household, and community-level factors associated with household life course, as defined by headship succession (by death, retirement, and migration of previous head), household extinction, and household division.


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