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The sociogenomics of polygenic scores of reproductive behavior and their relationship to other fertility traits

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Human reproductive behavior until relatively recently has been explained exclusively via individual and social characteristics. This article applies results from a recent Genome-Wide Association Study that combined sixty-two data sources to isolate twelve genetic loci associated with reproductive behavior. We create polygenic scores that allow us to include a summary variable of genetic factors into our statistical models. We use four datasets: the U.S. Health and Retirement Study, Dutch Life...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.7758/RSF.2018.4.4.07

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Sociology
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division
Department:
Sociology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division
Department:
Sociology
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Mills, M
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ISSF
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Publisher:
Russell Sage Foundation Publisher's website
Journal:
RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
4
Pages:
122–136
Publication date:
2018-04-04
Acceptance date:
2017-07-19
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EISSN:
2377-8261
ISSN:
2377-8253
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832514
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2018-04-04

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