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William G. Axinn's Select Publications

Books

Jayakody, Rukmalie, Arland Thornton, and William G. Axinn. 2008. . (Eds)International Family Change: Ideational Perspectives. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum. Abstract.

Thornton, Arland, William G. Axinn, and Yu Xie. 2007. Marriage and Cohabitation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Abstract.

Axinn, William G., and Lisa D. Pearce. 2006. Mixed Method Data Collection Strategies. New York : Cambridge University Press. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Brauner-Otto, Sarah, and William G. Axinn. Forthcoming. "Natural resource collection and desired family size: a longitudinal test of environment-population theories." Population and Environment. DOI. Abstract.

Hawes, Armani, William G. Axinn, and Dirgha J. Ghimire. Forthcoming. "Ethnicity and Psychiatric Disorders." Annals of Psychiatry and Mental Health. NIHMSID: NIHMS826048.

Axinn, William G., Dirgha J. Ghimire, and Emily Smith-Greenaway. 2017. "Emotional Variation and Fertility Behavior." Demography, 54(2): 437-458. DOI. Abstract.

Auerbach, R.P., J. Alonso, William G. Axinn, P. Cuijpers, D.D. Ebert, I. Hwang, and R.C. Kessler, et al. 2016. "Mental disorders among college students in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys." Psychological Medicine, 46(14): 2955-2970. DOI. Abstract.

Axinn, William G., Heather Gatny, and James Wagner. 2015. "Maximizing data quality using mode switching in mixed-device survey design: Nonresponse bias and models of demographic behavior." methods, data, analyses, 9(2): 163-184. PMCID: PMC4746010. DOI. Abstract.

Ghimire, Dirgha J., William G. Axinn, and Emily Smith-Greenaway. 2015. "Impact of the spread of mass education on married women's experience with domestic violence." Social Science Research, 54: 319-331. PMCID: PMC4607934. DOI. Abstract.

West, Brady T., Dirgha J. Ghimire, and William G. Axinn. 2015. "Evaluating a Modular Design Approach to Collecting Survey Data Using Text Messages." Survey Research Methods, 9(2): 111-123. PMCID: PMC4551499. DOI. Abstract.

Axinn, William G., Dirgha J. Ghimire, Nathalie Williams, and Kate Scott. 2015. "Associations between the social organization of communities and psychiatric disorders in rural Asia." Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 50(10): 1537-1545. PMCID: PMCID4594883. DOI. Abstract.

Axinn, William G. 2015. "Demographic Change: The Case of Chitwan Valley in Nepal." International Journal of Sociology, 45(1): 1-3. DOI.

Axinn, William G., Elyse Ann Jennings, and Mick P. Couper. 2015. "Response of sensitive behaviors to frequent measurement." Social Science Research, 49: 1-15. PMCID: PMC4247852. DOI. Abstract.

Carter, Neil H., Andres Vina, Vanessa Hull, William J. McConnell, William G. Axinn, Dirgha J. Ghimire, and Jianguo Liu. 2014. "Coupled human and natural systems approach to wildlife research and conservation." Ecology and Society, 19(3): 43. DOI. Abstract.

An, L., A. Zvoleff, Jianguo Liu, and William G. Axinn. 2014. "Agent-Based Modeling in Coupled Human and Natural Systems (CHANS): Lessons from a Comparative Analysis." Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 104(4): 723-745. DOI. Abstract.

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

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

Gatny, Heather H., Mick P. Couper, and William G. Axinn. 2013. "New strategies for biosample collection in population-based social research." Social Science and Medicine, 42(5): 1402-1409. PMCID: PMC3717190. DOI. Abstract.

Ghimire, Dirgha J., Stephanie Chardoul, Ronald Kessler, William G. 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.

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

Wagner, James, Brady T. West, N. Kirgis, James M. Lepkowski, William G. Axinn, and S. Ndiaye. 2012. "Use of Paradata in a Responsive Design Framework to Manage a Field Data Collection." Journal of Official Statistics, 28(4): 477-499. Abstract.

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

Williams, Nathalie, Dirgha J. Ghimire, William G. 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.

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

Gatny, Heather, and William G. Axinn. 2012. "Willingness to Participate in Research during Pregnancy: Race, Experience, and Motivation." Field Methods, 24(2): 135-154. PMCID: PMC3393046. DOI.

Axinn, William G., Linda Young-DeMarco, and Meeso Caponi Ro. 2011. "Gender double standards in parenting attitudes." Social Science Research, 40(2): 417-432. PMCID: PMC3035381. DOI. Abstract.

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

Axinn, William G., Cynthia F. Link (Macht), and Robert M. Groves. 2011. "Responsive Survey Design, Demographic Data Collection, and Models of Demographic Behavior." Demography, 48(3): 1127-1149. DOI. Abstract.

Brauner-Otto, Sarah, and William G. Axinn. 2010. "Parental family experiences, the timing of first sex, and contraception." Social Science Research, 39(6): 875-893. PMCID: PMC2978908. DOI. Abstract.

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

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

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

Axinn, William G., Jennifer S. Barber, and Ann E. Biddlecom. 2010. "Social organization and the transition from direct to indirect consumption." Social Science Research, 39(3): 357-368. PMCID: PMC2877213. DOI. Abstract.

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

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

Ghimire, Dirgha J., William G. 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.

Biddlecom, Ann E., William G. Axinn, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2005. "Environmental effects on family size preferences and subsequent reproductive behavior in Nepal." Population and Environment, 26(3): 183-206. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Barber, Jennifer S., and William G. Axinn. 2004. "New Ideas and Fertility Limitation: the Role of Mass Media." Journal of Marriage and Family, 66(5): 1180-1200. DOI. Abstract.

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

Barber, Jennifer S., Ann E. Biddlecom, and William G. Axinn. 2003. "Neighborhood Social Change and Perceptions of Environmental Degradation." Population and Environment, 25(2): 77-108. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Maples, Jerry, Susan A. Murphy, and William G. Axinn. 2002. "Two Level Proportional Hazards Models." Biometrics, 58(4): 754-763. DOI. Abstract.

Axinn, William G., Arland Thornton, Lishou Yang, Linda C. Young-DeMarco, and Yu Xie. 2002. "Mothers' Reports of Children's Family Formation Behavior." Social Science Research, 31(2): 257-283. DOI. Abstract.

Beutel, Ann, and William G. Axinn. 2002. "Gender, Social Change, and Educational Attainment." Economic Development and Cultural Change, 51(1): 109-134. DOI. Abstract.

Axinn, William G., and Jennifer S. Barber. 2001. "Mass Education and Fertility Transition." American Sociological Review, 66(4): 481-505. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Axinn, William G., and Scott T. Yabiku. 2001. "Social Change, the Social Organization of Families, and Fertility Limitation." American Journal of Sociology, 106(5): 1219-61. DOI. Abstract.

Pienta, Amy M., Jennifer S. Barber, and William G. Axinn. 2001. "Social Change and Adult Children's Attitudes towards Support of Elderly Parents: Evidence from Nepal." Hallym International Journal of Aging, 3(2): 211-235. DOI.

Barber, Jennifer S., Susan A. Murphy, William G. Axinn, and Jerry Maples. 2000. "Discrete-Time Multilevel Hazard Analysis." Sociological Methodology, 30: 201-235. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Barber, Jennifer S., William G. Axinn, and Arland Thornton. 1999. "Unwanted Childbearing, Health and Mother-Child Relationships." Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 40(3): 231-257. Abstract. Licensed Access.

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

Yabiku, Scott T., William G. Axinn, and Arland Thornton. 1999. "Family Integration and Children's Self-Esteem." American Journal of Sociology, 104(5): 1494-1524. DOI. Abstract.

Shivakoti, Ganesh, William G. Axinn, Prem Bhandari, and Netra Chhetri. 1999. "The impact of community context on land use in an agricultural society." Population and Environment, 20(3): 191-213. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Pearce, Lisa D., and William G. Axinn. 1998. "The impact of family religious life on the quality of mother-child relations." American Sociological Review, 63(6): 810-828. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Axinn, William G., Jennifer S. Barber, and Arland Thornton. 1998. "The Long-Term Impact of Parents' Childbearing Decisions on Children's Self -Esteem." Demography, 35(4): 435-443. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Barber, Jennifer S., and William G. Axinn. 1998. "Gender Role Attitudes and Marriage Among Young Women." Sociological Quarterly, 39(1): 11-31. DOI.

Barber, Jennifer S., and William G. Axinn. 1998. "The Impact of Parental Pressure for Grandchildren on Young People's Entry into Cohabitation and Marriage." Population Studies, 52(2): 129-144. DOI. Abstract.

Axinn, William G., and Jennifer S. Barber. 1997. "Living arrangements and family formation attitudes in early adulthood." Journal of Marriage and Family, 59(3): 595-611. Abstract. Licensed Access.

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

Axinn, William G., and Tom E. Fricke. 1996. "Community Context, Women's Natal Kin Ties, and Demand for Children: Macro-Micro Linkages in Social Demography." Rural Sociology, 61(2): 249-271. Abstract.

Axinn, William G., and Arland Thornton. 1996. "The influence of parents' marital dissolutions on children's attitudes toward family formation." Demography, 33(1): 66-81. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Thornton, Arland, William G. Axinn, and Jay D. Teachman. 1995. "The Influence of School Enrollment and Accumulation on Cohabitation and Marriage in Early Adulthood." American Sociological Review, 60(5): 762-74. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Thornton, Arland, Terri L. Orbuch, and William G. Axinn. 1995. "Parent-Child Relationships During the Transition to Adulthood." Journal of Family Issues, 16(5): 538-64. DOI. Abstract.

Axinn, William G., Marin E. Clarkberg, and Arland Thornton. 1994. "Family Influences on Family Size Preferences." Demography, 31(1): 65-79. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Axinn, William G., and Arland Thornton. 1993. "Mothers, Children, and Cohabitation: The Intergenerational Effects of Attitudes and Behavior." American Sociological Review, 58(2): 233-46. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Hill, Daniel H., William G. Axinn, and Arland Thornton. 1993. "Competing Hazards with Shared Unmeasured Risk Factors." Sociological Methodology, 23: 245-77. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Frey, William H., Tom E. Fricke, William G. Axinn, and Arland Thornton. 1993. "Marriage, Social Inequality, and Women's Contact with Their Natal Families in Alliance Societies: Two Tamang Examples." American Anthropologist, 95(2): 395-419. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Axinn, William G. 1993. "The effects of children's schooling on fertility limitation." Population Studies, 47(3): 481-493. DOI. Abstract.

Thornton, Arland, William G. Axinn, and Daniel H. Hill. 1992. "Reciprocal Effects of Religiosity, Cohabitation, and Marriage." American Journal of Sociology, 98(3): 628-65. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Axinn, William G., and Arland Thornton. 1992. "The Relationship between Cohabitation and Divorce: Selectivity or Causal Influence?" Demography, 29(3): 357-74. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Axinn, William G., and Arland Thornton. 1992. "The Influence of Parental Resources on the Timing of the Transition to Marriage." Social Science Research, 21(3): 261-285. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Axinn, William G. 1992. "Family organization and fertility limitation in Nepal." Demography, 29(4): 503-521. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Axinn, William G. 1992. "Rural income, generating programs and fertility limitation: evidence from a microdemographics study in Nepal." Rural Sociology, 57(3): 396-413. Abstract.

Axinn, William G., Tom E. Fricke, and Arland Thornton. 1991. "The Microdemographic Community-Study Approach: Improving Survey Data by Integrating the Ethnographic Method." Sociological Methods and Research, 20(2): 187-217. DOI. Abstract.

Axinn, William G. 1991. "The influence of interviewer sex on responses to sensitive questions in Nepal." Social Science Research, 20(3): 303-318. DOI. Abstract.

Chapters

Axinn, William G., K.M. Scott, and S.A. Chardoul. 2015. "Demography of mental health." In Encyclopedia of Mental Health edited by H. Friedman. New York: Academic Press.

Mneimneh, Zeina, William G. Axinn, Dirgha J. Ghimire, Christine Cigolle, and Mohammad Salih Alkaisy. 2014. "Conducting surveys in areas of armed conflict." In Hard-to-Survey Populations edited by Roger Tourangeau. Cambridge University Press.

Jayakody, Rukmalie, Arland Thornton, and William G. Axinn. 2008. "Perspectives on international family change." In International Family Change: ideational perspectives edited by Rukmalie Jayakody; Arland Thornton; William G Axinn. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Axinn, William G., Amie Conley (Emens), and Colter Mitchell. 2008. "Ideational influences on family change in the United States." In International Family Change: ideational perspectives edited by Rukmalie Jayakody; Arland Thornton; William G Axinn. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Axinn, William G., Dirgha J. 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.

Barber, Jennifer S., and William G. Axinn. 2005. "How do attitudes shape childbearing in the United States?" In The new population problem: why families in developed countries are shrinking and what it means edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter. 59-92. Mahwah, N.J: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Barber, Jennifer S., and William G. Axinn. 2005. "How do Attitudes Shape Childbearing in the United States." In The New Population Problem: Why Families in Developed Countries Are Shrinking and What it Means edited by Alan C Booth and Ann C. Crouter. Mahwah, N.J: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Thornton, Arland, and William G. Axinn. 2004. "The Social Demography of Fertility: Some Contributions of American Surveys." In Telescope on Society: Survey Research and Social Science at the University of Michigan and Beyond edited by J. S. House, F. T Juster, R.L. Kahn, H. Schuman and E. Singer. Pp. 281-304. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Axinn, William G., and Jennifer S. Barber. 2003. "Linking People and Land Use: A Sociological Perspective." In People and the Environment edited by J. Fox, RR Rindfuss, S Walsh, V Mishra. Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Thornton, Arland, Ronald Freedman, and William G. Axinn. 2002. "Intergenerational Panel Study of Parents and Children." In Looking at Lives: American Longitudinal Studies of the Twentieth Century edited by Erin Phelps, Frank F Furstenberg and Anne Colby. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. Abstract.

Barber, Jennifer S., William G. Axinn, and Arland Thornton. 2002. "The Influence of Attitudes on Family Formation Processes." In Meaning and Choice: Value Orientations and Life Course Decisions edited by Ron Lesthaeghe. The Hague: Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute.

Thornton, Arland, William G. Axinn, Tom E. Fricke, and Duane Alwin. 2001. "Values and Beliefs in the Lives of Children and Families." In The Well-Being of Children and Families: Research and Data Needs edited by Arland Thornton. Pp. 215-243. Ann Arbor, MI: Univeristy of Michigan Press.

Axinn, William G., and Arland Thornton. 2000. "The Transformation in the Meaning of Marriage." In Ties That Bind: Perspectives on Marriage and Cohabitation edited by L. Waite, C. Bachrach, M. Hindin, E. Thompson, and A. Thornton. Pp. 147-165. New York: Aldine de Gruyter.

Conference Proceedings

Ghimire, Dirgha J., Ellen Compernolle, and William G. Axinn. 2015. "Intergenerational Influences on Children's Marriage Timing." Population Association of America, 2015 Annual Meeting,

PSC Reports

West, Brady T., Dirgha J. Ghimire, and William G. Axinn. 2015. "Evaluating a Modular Design Approach to Collecting Survey Data Using Text Messages: Evidence from Nepal." PSC Research Report No. 15-834. 1 2015. Abstract. PDF.

Williams, Nathalie, Dirgha J. Ghimire, William G. 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. 1 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Axinn, William G., Dirgha J. Ghimire, and Nathalie Williams. 2011. "Collecting Survey Data during Armed Conflict." PSC Research Report No. 11-730. 2 2011. Abstract. PDF.

Ghimire, Dirgha J., Stephanie Chardoul, Ronald Kessler, William G. Axinn, and Bishnu Adhikari. 2010. "Modifying and Validating the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) for Use in Nepal." PSC Research Report No. 10-706. 6 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Williams, Nathalie, Dirgha J. Ghimire, William G. 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. 6 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Link (Macht), Cynthia F., William G. Axinn, and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2007. "Household Energy Consumption: Community Context and the Fuelwood Transition." PSC Research Report No. 07-629. 10 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Brauner-Otto, Sarah, William G. Axinn, and Dirgha J. Ghimire. "The Spread of Health Services and Fertility Transition." PSC Research Report No. 07-619. 2 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Axinn, William G., Jennifer S. Barber, and Ann E. Biddlecom. 2007. "Social Organization and the Transition from Direct to Indirect Consumption." PSC Research Report No. 07-618. 2 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Axinn, William G., and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2007. "Social Organization, Population, and Land Use." PSC Research Report No. 07-617. 2 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Massey, Douglas S., William G. Axinn, and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2007. "Environmental Change and Out-Migration: Evidence from Nepal." PSC Research Report No. 07-615. 1 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Fricke, Tom E., William G. Axinn, and Arland Thornton. "Marriage, Social Inequality, and Women's Contact with their Natal Families in Alliance Societies: Two Tamang Examples." PSC Research Report No. 92-265. 11 1992. Abstract.

Axinn, William G. "Interviewers and Data Quality in a Less Developed Setting." PSC Research Report No. 89-150. 7 1989. Abstract.

Axinn, William G. "The Influence of Interviewer Gender on Responses to Sensitive Questions in Less Developed Settings: Evidence from Nepal." PSC Research Report No. 89-151. 7 1989. Abstract.

Other Reports

Axinn, William G., and Heather H. Gatny. 2001. "The Stycos legacy: multimethod approaches to social demography." Population and Development Program Working Papers 2001.03Cornell University.