Publications

Tracking couples who leave the study location in historical studies of fertility: an Australian example

Author/editor: Moyle, H

Year published: 2016

The paper describes the methods used to create a database to study the fall of fertility in Tasmania, a colony of Australia, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The database was initially created from digitised Tasmanian vital registration data using techniques of family reconstitution...

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Transition into marriage in Greater Jakarta: Courtship, parental influence, and self-choice marriage

Author/editor: Utomo, A J, Reimondos, A, Utomo, I D, McDonald, P F, Hull, T H

Year published: 2016

This article addresses the question of whether a shift to a self-chosen marriage partner means that traditional cultural norms stressing family influence on spouse selection have been weakened by inroads of modern norms of greater individual autonomy in the marriage process. Using a representative...

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A record linkage study of antidepressant medication use and weight change in Australian adults

Author/editor: Paige, E, Korda R, Kemp-Casey, A, Rodgers, B, Dobbins, T, Banks, E

Year published: 2015

Objective Antidepressant use is widespread. While weight gain is a commonly reported side-effect of antidepressant use and has the potential to affect population health, there is little large-scale population-based evidence on the issue, particularly for long-term use (⩾12 months). The aim of this...

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Analysing and projecting Indigenous migration in Australia. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy

Author/editor: Raymer J, Biddle N and Campbell P

Year published: 2015

In this paper, a model is developed to project interregional migration flows for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) populations in Australia at the state and territory level by age and sex. Migration flow data, obtained from the three most recent Australian quinary censuses (...

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Bayesian population forecasting: Extending the Lee-Carter Method

Author/editor: Wiśniowski, A, Smith, P, Bijak, J, Raymer, J, Forster, J

Year published: 2015

In this article, we develop a fully integrated and dynamic Bayesian approach to forecast populations by age and sex. The approach embeds the Lee-Carter type models for forecasting the age patterns, with associated measures of uncertainty, of fertility, mortality, immigration, and emigration within...

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Building a life course dataset from Australian convict records: Founders & Survivors: Australian life courses in historical context 1803-1920

Author/editor: J McCalman, R Kippen, L Smith et al

Year published: 2015

Founders & Survivors is a multi-university and public collaborative project that is building a transnational and intergenerational dataset of life courses generated from the UNESCO recognised convict records of Tasmania. This chapter outlines the technical history of the project: mass...

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Cardiometabolic disease risk and HIV status in rural South Africa: Establishing a baseline

Author/editor: Clark S.J., Gómez-Olivé X., Houle B., Thorogood M., Klipstein-Grobusch K., Angotti N., Kabudula C., Williams J., Tollman S., Menken J.

Year published: 2015

Background To inform health care and training, resource and research priorities, it is essential to establish how non-communicable disease risk factors vary by HIV-status in high HIV burden areas; and whether long-term anti-retroviral therapy (ART) plays a modifying role. Methods As part of a...

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Closing a sociodemographic chapter of Chinese history

Author/editor: Zhao, Z

Year published: 2015

At its recent Fifth Plenary Session held in Beijing, the Eighteenth Central Committee of the Communist Party of China decided to abolish the one-child policy and allow all couples to have two children, thus closing an important chapter of China's social and demographic history. Recent fertility...

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Comment on the 2015 report of the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Child Support Program

Author/editor: Vnuk, M, Smyth, B & Archer, T

Year published: 2015

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Consistency and continuity in material and psychosocial adversity among Australian families with young children

Author/editor: Gubhaju, B, Rodgers, B, Butterworth, P J, Strazdins, L M, Davidson, T

Year published: 2015

Prior studies on longitudinal continuity of adversity have mostly examined persistence of individual adversity, rather than of families and have focussed mainly on material disadvantage. However, adversity is multi-dimensional, and in the case of families with children, it includes psychosocial as...

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