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Lawrence Wu

Professor Of Sociology

    1984 …2018
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    Research Output 1984 2018

    2018

    Could we level the playing field? Long-acting reversible contraceptives, nonmarital fertility, and poverty in the United States

    Wu, L. & Mark, N. D. E., Feb 1 2018, In : RSF. 4, 3, p. 144-166 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    contraceptive
    fertility
    poverty
    federal policy
    costs

    Reexamining trends in premarital sex in the United States

    Wu, L., Martin, S. P. & England, P., Feb 27 2018, In : Demographic Research. 38, 1, p. 727-736 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    trend
    marriage
    demography
    2017

    The Decoupling of Sex and Marriage: Cohort Trends in Who Did and Did Not Delay Sex until Marriage for U.S. Women Born 1938–1985

    Wu, L., Martin, S. P. & England, P., 2017, In : Sociological Science. 4, p. 151-175

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    2016

    Alternative Estimates of Lifetime Prevalence Of Abortion from Indirect Survey Questioning Methods

    Cowan, S. K., Wu, L. L., Makela, S. & England, P., Dec 1 2016, In : Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. 48, 4, p. 229-234 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Health Surveys
    abortion
    Surveys and Questionnaires
    2015

    Emerging Trends in the Family: Some Speculations on Recent Demographic Trends

    Wu, L., 2015, Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Scott, R. & Kosslyn, S. (eds.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Fertility of Single and Cohabiting Women

    Wu, L., Mar 26 2015, International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 13-18 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    fertility
    empirical research
    demography
    parents
    sociology

    Premarital first births: The influence of the timing of sexual onset versus post-onset risks in the United States

    Wu, L. L. & Martin, S. P., Sep 2 2015, In : Population Studies. 69, 3, p. 281-297 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Onset
    Sexual
    risk behavior
    economic factors
    Economics
    2014

    Fertility of Single and Cohabiting Women

    Wu, L., 2014, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. 2nd ed.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

    2013

    Cohort Trends in Premarital First Births: What Role for the Retreat From Marriage?

    England, P., Wu, L. L. & Shafer, E. F., Dec 2013, In : Demography. 50, 6, p. 2075-2104 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    marriage
    trend
    2012

    Chapter 19: Population, Aging, and Health

    Wu, L. & Jennings, J., 2012, NYU sociology textbook.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Editor’s Introduction: Event History Analysis

    Wu, L., 2012, Event History Analysis. Wu, L. (ed.). London: Sage Publications, p. xxi-xxx

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

    Event History Analysis

    Wu, L. L. (ed.), 2012, 369 p. London : Sage.

    Research output: Other contribution

    education
    marriage
    supplement
    wife
    fertility
    2009

    Composition and decomposition in nonmarital fertility

    Wu, L. L., 2009, In : Demography. 46, 1, p. 209-210 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    fertility
    aggregation

    Effects of exposure on prevalence and cumulative relative risk: Direct and indirect effects in a recursive hazard model

    Wu, L. L. & Martin, S. P., Aug 2009, In : Sociological Methodology. 39, 1, p. 185-232 48 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    event
    family structure
    literature
    time
    2008

    Cohort estimates of nonmarital fertility for U.S. women

    Wu, L. L., Feb 2008, In : Demography. 45, 1, p. 193-207 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    fertility
    divorce
    ethnicity
    marriage
    statistics

    No trend in the intergenerational transmission of divorce

    Li, J. C. A. & Wu, L. L., 2008, In : Demography. 45, 4, p. 875-883 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    divorce
    trend
    early marriage
    interview
    marriage

    Stability of marital and cohabiting unions following a first birth

    Wu, L. L. & Musick, K., 2008, In : Population Research and Policy Review. 27, 6, p. 713-727 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    marriage
    cohabitation
    parents
    parental separation
    trajectory
    2005

    Children of the NLSY79: A unique data resource

    Wu, L. L. & Li, J. C. A., Feb 2005, In : Monthly Labor Review. 128, 2, p. 59-62 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Resources

    Historical Roots of Family Diversity: Marital and Childbearing Trajectories of American Women

    Wu, L. & Li, J. C. A., 2005, On the Frontier of Adulthood: Theory, Research, and Public Policy. Settersten, R. A., Furstenberg, F. F. & Rumbaut, R. G. (eds.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, p. 110-49

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2003

    Event History Models for Life Course Analysis

    Wu, L., 2003, Handbook of the Life Course. Mortimer, J. & Shanahan, M. (eds.). New York: Plenum Press, p. 477-502

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Questions in Time: Investigating the Structure and Dynamics of Unfolding Classroom Discourse

    Nystrand, M., Wu, L., Gamoran, A., Zeiser, S. & Long, D. A., 2003, In : Discourse Processes. 35, 2, p. 135-96

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2002

    Fertility of Single and Cohabiting Women

    Wu, L., 2002, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Smelser, N. J. & Baltes, P. B. (eds.). p. 5543-47

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

    2001

    Comparing data quality of fertility and first sexual intercourse histories

    Wu, L. L., Martin, S. P. & Long, D. A., 2001, In : Journal of Human Resources. 36, 3, p. 520-555 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Data quality
    Fertility
    Statistics
    Data storage equipment
    Demographic variables

    Historical and Life Course Trajectories of Nonmarital Childbearing

    Wu, L., 2001, Out of Wedlock: Causes and Consequences of Nonmarital Fertility. Wu, L. & Wolfe, B. (eds.). New York: Russell Sage Foundation, p. 3-48

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Out of Wedlock: Causes and Consequences of Nonmarital Fertility

    Wu, L. (ed.) & Wolfe, B. L. (ed.), 2001, New York: Russell Sage Foundation. 412 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Preface and Introduction

    Wu, L., 2001, Out of Wedlock: Causes and Consequences of Nonmarital Fertility. Wu, L. & Wolfe, B. (eds.). New York: Russell Sage Foundation, p. xiii-xxxii

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

    Race differences in family experience and early sexual initiation: Dynamic models of family structure and family change

    Wu, L. L. & Thomson, E., Aug 2001, In : Journal of Marriage and Family. 63, 3, p. 682-696 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    family structure
    experience
    father
    adolescence
    parents
    2000

    Some comments on "sequence analysis and optimal matching methods in sociology: Review and prospect"

    Wu, L. L., Aug 2000, In : Sociological Methods and Research. 29, 1, p. 41-64 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    sociology
    1996

    Effects of family instability, income, and income instability on the risk of a premarital birth

    Wu, L. L., Jun 1996, In : American Sociological Review. 61, 3, p. 386-406 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    income
    family structure
    artifact
    family income
    adolescence
    1995

    ASA Site Selection Policy

    Wu, L., 1995, Sociologists' Lesbian and Gay Caucus Newsletter, 83, p. 1-3.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Race and Unemployment: Labor Market Experiences of Black and White Men, 1968-1988

    Wilson, F. D., Wu, L. & Tienda, M., 1995, In : Work and Occupations. 22, 3, p. 245-270 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    unemployment
    labor market
    experience
    occupational position
    labor market segmentation
    1994

    Review of Event History Analysis in Demography, by Daniel Courgeau and Eva Lelievre

    Wu, L., 1994, In : Contemporary Sociology. 23, 4, p. 564-65

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

    1993

    A Comparative Analysis of the Labor Force Activities of Ethnic Populations

    Wilson, F. D. & Wu, L., 1993, Proceedings of the 1993 Annual Research Conference. U.S. Bureau of the Census

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Family structure and the risk of a premarital birth

    Wu, L. L. & Martinson, B. C., 1993, In : American Sociological Review. 58, 2, p. 210-232 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    family structure
    social control
    socialization
    family situation
    childhood
    1992

    Parent Histories: Patterns of Change in Early Life

    Martinson, B. C. & wu, L. L., 1992, In : Journal of Family Issues. 13, 3, p. 351-377 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    family structure
    parents
    history
    1991

    Assessing Bias and Fit of Global and Local Hazard Models

    Wu, L. L. & Tuma, N. B., 1991, In : Sociological Methods & Research. 19, 3, p. 354-387 34 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    trend
    diagnostic
    marriage
    event
    1990

    Local hazard models.

    Wu, L. L. & Tuma, N. B., 1990, In : Sociological Methodology. 20, p. 141-180 40 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    marriage

    Simple Graphical Goodness-of-Fit Tests for Survival Data

    Wu, L., 1990, Event History Analysis in Life Course Research. Mayer, K. U. & Tuma, N. B. (eds.). Madison, WI: Wisconsin University Press, p. 184-99

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    1989

    Issues in smoothing empirical hazard rates.

    Wu, L. L., 1989, In : Sociological Methodology. 19, p. 127-159 33 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    marriage
    time

    Review of Understanding Toscanini, by Joseph Horowitz

    Wu, L., 1989, In : Contemporary Sociology. 18, 1, p. 107-8

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

    1987

    Marriage Rates for Women in the United States: Some Exploratory Analyses and Methods

    Wu, L., 1987, Applications of Event History Analysis in Life Course Research. Mayer, K. U. & Tuma, N. B. (eds.). Berlin: Max-Planck-Institut fur Bildungsforschung, p. 432-85

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    1985

    Robust M-Estimation of Location and Regression

    Wu, L., 1985, Sociological Methodology 1985. Tuma, N. B. (ed.). p. 316-88

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    1984

    Local Blockmodel Algebras for Analyzing Social Networks

    Wu, L., 1984, Sociological Methodology 1983–1984. Leinhardt, S. (ed.). p. 272-313

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)