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Lawrence Wu

Professor Of Sociology

1984 …2018
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2018

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

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
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
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
2003

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

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

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
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
1993

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
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