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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)