February 18, 2016

Smaller Share of Women Ages 65 and Older Are Living Alone

Appendix A: References

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McGarry, Kathleen and Robert F. Schoeni. 2000. “Social Security, Economic Growth, and the Rise in Elderly Widows’ Independence in the Twentieth Century.” Demography 37(2):221-236.

Ruggles, Steven. 2007. “The Decline of Intergenerational Coresidence in the United States, 1850 to 2000.” American Sociological Review 72(Dec):964-989.

West, Loraine A., Samantha Cole, Daniel Goodkind, and Wan He. 2014. 65+ in the United States: 2010. Washington, D.C., June.
https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2014/demo/p23-212.pdf

U.S. Census Bureau. 2015. A Gray Revolution in Living Arrangements. Washington D.C., July. http://blogs.census.gov/2015/07/14/a-gray-revolution-in-living-arrangements/