This is a list of OPR dissertations since 1951. The titles marked with are links to ProQuest, where you will find the dissertation abstract. For most recent dissertations ProQuest also has the full text in PDF format, and you will be able to download it if your institution subscribes to this service, otherwise you will see a link to order a copy. Some recent OPR graduates have opted for open access via PQDT Open, in which case both the abstract and full text are available free of charge.
Men and Contraception in sub-Saharan Africa.
Relationship between Marriage and Fertility Changes in Six sub-Saharan African Counties.
LaTonya J. Trotter.
Medical Work/Nursing Work: Negotiating the Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care.
Body Weight, Weight Change, and Mortality Risk.
Daniel J. Schneider.
Wealth and the Propensity to Marry.
Migration and Remittances During the Period of Civil Conflict in Nepal.
Gummerson, Elizabeth A.
In Sickness and Wealth: Three Essays on Health, Human Capital and HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.
Ullmann, Silvia Heidi.
Perspectives on Social Inequality, Migration, and Health: Three Essays on Mexico.
Immigrant Naturalization and Nation-Building in North America.
Yellow Brick Road. The Roots of Academic Underperformance in Washington D.C.
The Social Epidemiology of Maternal Obesity in Egypt.
Olgiati, Analia S.
Health, Mortality and Migration in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Bzostek, Sharon H.
Social Fathers in Fragile Families: Prevalence, Predictors and Influence.
Slums and Children's Disadvantage: The Case of India.
Essays on the Determinants of Health and Mortality.
Women's Employment, Family Structure, and Social Inequality.
Soneji, Samir S.
Aging, Disability, and Continuous Time Demographic Methodology.
Wildeman, Christopher James.
Parental Incarceration, the Prison Boom, and the Intergenerational Transmission of Stigma and Disadvantage.
Kleykamp, Meredith Alyce.
Military Service and Minority Opportunity.
Badgaiyan, Gyanendra Dhar.
Revisiting the Leslie Matrix.
Frost, Michelle Bellessa.
Texas High Schools and Precursors to Students' College Attendance.
Guzman, Juan Carlos.
Three Essays on High-School Educational Outcomes in Colombia.
Rivero-Fuentes, Maria Estela.
Three Essays on Migration and Inequality in Mexico.
Dowd, Jennifer Beam.
Socioeconomic Status and Health: Testing the Pathways.
Knab, Jean Marie Tansey.
The Form and Function of Unmarried Families.
Morning, Ann Juanita.
The Nature of Race: Teaching and Learning about Human Difference.
Hale, Lauren Elizabeth.
Healthy Aging: Physiological Correlates of Cumulative Psychosocial Experiences.
Hedley, Allison Ann.
A New Approach to Estimating the Efficacy of Medical Abortion.
Osborne, Cynthia Anne.
Investigating Family Structure and Mothering Behaviors as Pathways to Child Well-Being.
Castro, Marcia Caldas de.
Spatial Configuration of Malaria Risk on the Amazon Frontier: The Hidden Reality behind Global Analysis.
Harknett, Kristen Sue.
Single Parents and the Rationale for Marriage.
Ramakrishnan, S. Karthick.
Voters from Different Shores: Electoral Participation in Immigrant America.
Baraka, Jessica Lil.
The Impact of Education and Gender on the Labor Market in Taiwan.
Clark, Shelley Dawn.
Demographic Outcomes of Son Preference: Evidence from India.
Children's Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala: A Multilevel Statistical Analysis.
Greene, Diana Lauren.
Contraceptive Use for Birth Spacing in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Weinstein, Rachel Beth.
The Medical and Economic Determinants of Cesarean Delivery in California.
Harper, Cynthia Channing.
From Playpen to Federal Pen: Family Instability and Youth Crime.
The Estimation of Fecundability from Survey Data on Coital Frequency.
Rudkin-Miniot, Laura Louise.
Gender Differences in Well-Being among the Elderly of Java, Indonesia.
A Cross-National Comparison of Breast-Feeding Differentials in Low-Income Countries.
Bos, Eduard R.
The Demographic Characteristics of Children of Divorce.
Hammerslough II, Charles Rohr.
Correcting Survey-Based Contraceptive Failure Rates for Abortion under-Reporting.
Determinants of the Sex Ratio at Birth.
Sex Differentials in Infant and Child Mortality in Egypt.
Feldman, Robert Adam.
An Examination of Health Status Measurement in Empirical Models of Retirement Behavior.
Grigsby, Jill Spencer.
The Use of Contraception for Delaying and Spacing Births in Colombia, Costa Rica, and Korea.
Florez-Valderrama, Carmen Elisa.
Destabilized Population Techniques for Analyzing Adult Mortality Data: The Case of Chile and Argentina.
Grenier, Joseph Alponse Gilles.
Language as Human Capital: Theoretical Framework and Application to Spanish-Speaking Americans.
Goldberg, Howard Irving.
Marital Fertility in Sri Lanka: An Assessment of World Fertility Survey Data.
Bloom, David Elliot.
Essays in Labor Economics and Demography.
Flemming, Margaret E.
White Ethnic Fertility in the U.S.: Convergence: 1890- 1975.
Watkins, Susan Cotts.
Variation and Persistence in Nuptiality: Age-Patterns of Marriage in Europe, 1870-1960.
Vasantkumar, Nallamotu J.C.
Age Patterns of Mortality of American Blacks, 1940 to 1970.
Demographic and Sociological Determinants of Marital Fertility.
McCarthy, James F.
Patterns of Marriage Dissolution in the United States.
Cohort Fertility in the United States: 1901-1930.
Breckenridge, Mary Barber.
Time Series Model of Age-Specific Fertility: An Application of Exploratory Data Analysis.
Erder, Leila Thayer.
From Trade to Manufacture in Bursa: The Structure of a Turkish City 1835-1975.
Hogan, Howard Ross.
Age Patterns of Infant Mortality.
Forrest, Jacqueline Eileen Darroch.
Fertility Decline in Austria, 1880 to 1910.
Grinblat, Joseph Alfred.
A Dynamic Demographic Theory of Cohort Age-Specific Fertility.
Menken, Jane A.
Nordberg, Olivia Schieffelin.
Reproductive Behavior of the American Birth Cohort of 1911-20.
Nosseir, Nazek Khalil.
Measures of Fertility and Mortality in the Governorates of Egypt 1947-1960.
Parameterizing Age Distributions of Death by Cause.
Tarsus-II: A Social Experiment in Fertility Regulation.
Trussell, T. James.
Selected Applications of Model Fertility Schedules.
Rindfuss, Ronald R.
Measurement of Personal Fertility Preferences.
Caldwell, J. Alexander.
American Economic Assistance to Thailand: A Case Study in Bilateral Foreign Aid.
Cuca-Tolosa, Luis Roberto.
Demography of Brazil: A Regional Study.
Espenshade, Thomas J.
The Cost of Children in Urban United States.
Three Aspects of the Economics of Education in Alberta.
Annable, James Edward Jr.
The Transfer of Technology, Industrialization and the Urban Employment Problem in Low-Income Countries.
A Statistical Model for Interlive Birth Intervals of Non-Contraceptive Populations.
Phillips, David Pokras.
Dying as a Form of Social Behavior.
Sullivan, Jeremiah M.
Estimation of Childhood Mortality Conditions from Childhood Survival Statistics.
Comay, Peter Yochanan.
International Migration of Professional Manpower: the Canada - United States Case.
Hermalin, Albert Isaac.
The Homogeneity of Siblings on Education and Occupation.
Isbister, John W.
The Growth of Employment in Mexico.
Preston, Samuel H.
Analysis of a Change in Western Mortality Patterns.
Schmookler, Martin Stanley.
Queueing Models for Computer Storage Problems.
Visaria, Pravin M.
The Sex Ratio of the Population of India.
Burch, Thomas K.
Internal Migration in Venezuela: A Methodological Study.
Leasure, James William.
Factors Involved in the Decline of Fertility in Spain, 1900-1950.
Fertility Patterns in Selected Areas in Egypt.
Robinson, Warren Clayton.
Rural-Urban Fertility Differentials in Lesser Developed Countries.
Technology, Worker Mobility and Local Wage Differentials.
Agarwala, Shri Narayan.
The Mean Age at Marriage in India as Ascertained from Census Data.
Barclay, George Watson.
Colonial Development and Population in Taiwan.
Toward a Theory of Demographic - Economic Development.