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Dirgha Ghimire's Select Publications

Journal Articles

Ghimire, Dirgha, Stephanie Chardoul, Ronald Kessler, William Axinn, and Bishnu Adhikari. 2013. "Modifying and Validating the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) for Use in Nepal." International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 22(1): 71-81. PMCID: PMC3610833. DOI.

Allendorf, Keera, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2013. "Determinants of marital quality in an arranged marriage society." Social Science Research, 42(1): 59-70. PMCID: PMC3711098. DOI. Abstract.

Bhandari, Prem B., and Dirgha Ghimire. 2013. "Rural Agricultural Change and Fertility Transition in Nepal." Rural Sociology, 78(2): 229-252. PMCID: PMC3667159. DOI. Abstract.

Ghimire, Dirgha, and William Axinn. 2013. "Marital Processes, Arranged Marriage, and Contraception to Limit Fertility." Demography, 50: 1663-1686. PMCID: PMC3786027. DOI. Abstract.

Piotrowski, Martin, Dirgha Ghimire, and Ronald Rindfuss. 2013. "Farming Systems and Rural Out-Migration in Nang Rong, Thailand, and Chitwan Valley, Nepal." Rural Sociology, 78(1): 75-108. DOI. Abstract.

Binstock, Georgina, Arland Thornton, M.J. Abbasi-Shavazi, Dirgha Ghimire, Yu Xie, and K.M. Yount. 2013. "Influences on the knowledge and beliefs of ordinary people about developmental hierarchies." International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 54(4): 325-344. PMCID: PMC3952150. DOI.

Axinn, William, Dirgha Ghimire, Nathalie Williams, and Kate M. Scott. 2013. "Gender, Traumatic Events, and Mental Health Disorders in a Rural Asian Setting." Journal of Health & Social Behavior, 54(4): 444-461. PMCID: PMC3891584. DOI. Abstract.

Thornton, Arland, Georgina Binstock, Kathryn M. Yount, Mohammad Abbasi-Shavazi, Dirgha Ghimire, and Yu Xie. 2012. "International Fertility Change: New Data and Insights from the Developmental Idealism Framework." Demography, 49(2): 677-698. PMCID: PMC3328099. DOI. Abstract.

Thornton, Arland, Georgina Binstock, Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi, Dirgha Ghimire, Arjan Gjonca, Attila Melegh, Colter Mitchell, Mansoor Moaddel, Yu Xie, Li-Shou Yang, Linda Young-DeMarco, and Kathryn Yount. 2012. "Knowledge and Beliefs about National Development and Developmental Hierarchies: the Viewpoints of Ordinary People in Thirteen Countries." Social Science Research, 41(5): 1053-1068. PMCID: PMC3462366. DOI. Abstract.

Axinn, William, Dirgha Ghimire, and Nathalie Williams. 2012. "Collecting Survey Data during Armed Conflict." Journal of Official Statistics, 28(2): 153-171. PMCID: PMC3571111. Abstract. Public Access.

Thornton, Arland, Dirgha Ghimire, and Colter Mitchell. 2012. "The measurement and prevalence of an ideational model of family and economic development in Nepal." Population Studies, 66(3): 329-345. PMCID: PMC3505987. DOI. Abstract.

Williams, Nathalie, Dirgha Ghimire, William Axinn, Elyse Ann Jennings, and Meeta Sainju Pradhan. 2012. "A Micro-Level Event-Centered Approach to Investigating Armed Conflict and Population Responses." Demography, 49(4): 1521-1546. PMCID: PMC3495997. DOI. Abstract.

Jennings, Elyse Ann, William Axinn, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2012. "The Effect of Parents’ Attitudes on Sons’ Marriage Timing." American Sociological Review, 77(6): 923-945. PMCID: PMC3590910. DOI. Abstract.

Link, Cynthia F., William Axinn, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2012. "Household energy consumption: Community context and the fuelwood transition." Social Science Research, 41(3): 598-611. PMCID: PMC3461177. DOI. Abstract.

Axinn, William, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2011. "Social Organization, Population, and Land Use." American Journal of Sociology, 117(1): 209-258. PMCID: PMC3162250. DOI. Abstract.

Massey, D.S., Nathalie Williams, William Axinn, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2010. "Community Services and Out-Migration." International Migration, 48(3): 1-41. PMCID: PMC3146299. DOI. Abstract.

Ghimire, Dirgha, and William Axinn. 2010. "Community Context, land use, and first birth." Rural Sociology, 75(2): 478-513. PMCID: PMC2945390. DOI. Abstract.

Massey, Douglas, William Axinn, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2010. "Environmental Change and Out-Migration: Evidence from Nepal." Population & Environment, 32(2-3): 109-136. PMCID: PMC3042700. DOI. Abstract.

Ghimire, Dirgha, and Lynette Hoelter. 2007. "Land use and first birth timing in an agricultural setting." Population & Environment, 28(6): 289-320. DOI. Abstract.

Bhandari, Prem B., S.S. Shrestha, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2007. "Sociocultural and geographical disparities in child immunization in Nepal." Asia-Pacific Population Journal, 22(1): 43-64.

Brauner-Otto, Sarah, William Axinn, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2007. "The spread of health services and fertility transition." Demography, 44(4): 747-770. Abstract.

Ghimire, Dirgha, William Axinn, Scott T. Yabiku, and Arland Thornton. 2006. "Social change, premarital nonfamily experience, and spouse choice in an arranged marriage society." American Journal of Sociology, 111(4): 1181-1218. DOI. Abstract.

Ghimire, Dirgha, and Paul Mohai. 2006. "Environmentalism and Contraceptive Use: How People in Less Developed Settings Approach Environmental Issues." Population and Environment, 27(1), 29-61. DOI. Abstract.

Ghimire, Dirgha, and William Axinn. 2006. "Family Change in Nepal: Evidence from Western Chitwan." Contributions to Nepalese Studies, 33(2): 177-201.

Hoelter, Lynette, William Axinn, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2004. "Social Change, Premarital Non-Family Experiences, and Marital Dynamics." Journal of Marriage and Family, 66(3): 1131-1151. DOI. Abstract.

Axinn, William, Lisa D. Pearce, and Dirgha Ghimire. 1999. "Innovations in Life History Calendar Applications." Social Science Research, 28(3): 243-264. DOI. Abstract.

Axinn, William, Jennifer S. Barber, and Dirgha Ghimire. 1997. "The neighborhood history calendar: A data collection method designed for dynamic multilevel modeling." Sociological Methodology, 27: 355-392. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Chapters

Axinn, William, Dirgha Ghimire, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2008. "The influence of ideational dimensions of social change on family formation in Nepal." In International Family Change: ideational perspectives edited by Rukmalie Jayakody; Arland Thornton; William G Axinn. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Thornton, Arland, Georgina Binstock, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2008. "International dissemination of ideas about development and family change." In International Family Change: ideational perspectives edited by Rukmalie Jayakody, Arland Thornton, William G Axinn. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum.

PSC Reports

Axinn, William, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2013. "The Emotional Nucleation Hypothesis." PSC Research Report No. 13-782. January 2013. Abstract. PDF.

Axinn, William, Sarah Brauner-Otto, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2013. "Parents’ Emotional Bond and Children’s Marriage Timing." PSC Research Report No. 13-783. January 2013. Abstract.

Williams, Nathalie, Dirgha Ghimire, William Axinn, Elyse Ann Jennings, and Meeta Sainju Pradhan. 2012. "A Micro-Level Event-Centered Approach to Investigating Armed Conflict and Population Responses." PSC Research Report No. 12-752. January 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Allendorf, Keera, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2012. "Determinants of Marital Quality in an Arranged Marriage Society." PSC Research Report No. 12-758. May 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Thornton, Arland, Linda Young-DeMarco, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2012. "Views of the Interrelationships of the Dimensions of Developmental Idealism and Family Life: Evidence from Nepal." PSC Research Report No. 12-778. October 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Thornton, Arland, Dirgha Ghimire, and Linda Young-DeMarco. 2012. "The Reliability and Stability of Measures about People’s Values and Beliefs Concerning Family Life and Social Change." PSC Research Report No. 12-777. October 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Axinn, William, Dirgha Ghimire, and Nathalie Williams. 2011. "Collecting Survey Data during Armed Conflict." PSC Research Report No. 11-730. February 2011. Abstract. PDF.

Ghimire, Dirgha, Stephanie Chardoul, Ronald Kessler, William Axinn, and Bishnu Adhikari. 2010. "Modifying and Validating the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) for Use in Nepal." PSC Research Report No. 10-706. June 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Williams, Nathalie, Dirgha Ghimire, William Axinn, Elyse Ann Jennings, and Meeta Sainju Pradhan. 2010. "A Micro-Level Approach to Investigating Armed Conflict and Population Responses." PSC Research Report No. 10-707. June 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Thornton, Arland, Georgina Binstock, Kathryn Yount, Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi, Dirgha Ghimire, and Yu Xie. 2010. "International Fertility Change: New Data and Insights from the Developmental Idealism Framework." PSC Research Report No. 10-713. June 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Thornton, Arland, Georgina Binstock, Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi, Dirgha Ghimire, Arjan Gjonca, Attila Melegh, Colter Mitchell, Yu Xie, Li-Shou Yang, Linda Young-DeMarco, and Kathryn Yount. 2010. "Knowledge and Beliefs of Ordinary People about Developmental Hierarchies." PSC Research Report No. 10-715. July 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Massey, Douglas S., William Axinn, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2007. "Environmental Change and Out-Migration: Evidence from Nepal." PSC Research Report No. 07-615. January 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Axinn, William, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2007. "Social Organization, Population, and Land Use." PSC Research Report No. 07-617. February 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Brauner-Otto, Sarah, William Axinn, and Dirgha Ghimire. "The Spread of Health Services and Fertility Transition." PSC Research Report No. 07-619. February 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Link, Cynthia F., William Axinn, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2007. "Household Energy Consumption: Community Context and the Fuelwood Transition." PSC Research Report No. 07-629. October 2007. Abstract. PDF.

de Jong, Julie, Dirgha Ghimire, Arland Thornton, and Lisa D. Pearce. 2006. "Developmental Idealism and Changing Models of Marriage." PSC Research Report No. 06-609. October 2006. Abstract. PDF.

Thornton, Arland, Georgina Binstock, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2004. "International Networks, Ideas, and Family Change." PSC Research Report No. 04-566. October 2004. Abstract. PDF.

Thornton, Arland, Dirgha Ghimire, and Colter Mitchell. 2004. "The Measurement and Prevalence of Developmental Thinking about the Family: Evidence from Nepal." PSC Research Report No. 04-567. October 2004. Abstract. PDF.