Allendorf, Keera. 2017. "Conflict and Compatibility? Developmental Idealism and Gendered Differences in Marital Choice." Journal of Marriage and Family 79(2):337-55. DOI.

Bhandari, Prem B. 2017. "Rural agricultural transformation: Is family labor availability an obstacle for labor-saving farm technology use among smallholder farmers?." Nepalese Journal of Agricultural Economics.

Jennings, Elyse A. 2017. "Family composition and marital dissolution in rural Nepal, 1945-2008." Population Studies.

Ghimire, Dirgha, William Axinn, and Prem Bhandari. Social Change, Out-migration and Exit from Agriculture. A paper presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society Columbus, Ohio, USA (July 27th- 30th, 2017).

Brauner-Otto, Sarah. R., Sarah Baird, and Dirgha Ghimire. Women’s Labor Force Participation and Child Health in Nepal. A poster presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meetings, Chicago, Illinois, USA (April 27- 29, 2017)

Ghimire, Dirgha, William Axinn, and Prem Bhandari. Social Change, Out-migration and Exit from Agriculture. A poster presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meetings, Chicago, Illinois, USA (April 27- 29, 2017).

Manadhar, Rija, Michele Clark, Sharon J. Hall, Scott Yabiku, Sean Murphy, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2017. “Evaluating the effects of a low-technology management technique on Mikania micrantha in the community forests of Chitwan, Nepal” Paper presented at International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment and Impacts on Livelihoods, Jan. 10-12, 2017 Kathmandu Nepal

McKendry-Smith, Emily. 2017. “‘Enjoy the Heat of the Log and Heed the Advice of the Elders’: Religious, Educational, and Neighborhood Determinants of Parental Influence on Spousal Choice in Nepal.” Pp. 1-26 in Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research, Vol. 11. Intimate Relationships and Social Change: The Dynamic Nature of Dating, Mating, and Coupling, edited by Christina L. Scott and Sampson Lee Blair, Bingley, UK: Emerald.

Ghimire, Dirgha J., William G. Axinn, Heather Gatny, and Stephanie Chardoul. 2017. “Preparing a Culturally Appropriate Translation of a Survey Questionnaire.” SAGE Research Methods Cases. Retrieved February 8, 2017

Allendorf, Keera, Arland Thornton, Colter Mitchell and Linda Young-DeMarco and Dirgha Ghimire. 2017. “Early Women, Late Men: Timing Attitudes and Gender Differences in Marriage” Journal of Marriage and Family. 79:1478- 1496.

Brauner-Otto, Sarah R., Axinn, William G. 2017. "Natural resource collection and desired family size: A longitudinal test of environment-population theories." Population and Environment.

Pearlman, Jessica, Lisa Pearce, Dirgha Ghimire, Prem Bhandari and Taylor Hargrove. 2017. “Social Contexts and the Living Arrangements of Recently Married Sons: Understanding Factors Driving Household Fission.” Demography 54:1425-1449 DOI 10.1007/s13524-017-0588-9.

Axinn, William G., Dirgha J. Ghimire, and Emily Smith-Greenaway. 2017. “Emotional Variation and Fertility Behavior.” Demography 54(2):437-458.


Bhandari, Prem B. and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2016. “Rural Agricultural Change and Individual Out-migration.” Rural Sociology 81(4):572-600. doi:10.1111/ruso.12106. NIHMSID: NIHMS835527. PMCID: PMC5220587.

Bhandari, Prem B., and Indra Chaudhary. 2016. "A Calendar Method of Collecting Remittance Use Data in a Remittance Dependent Setting of Nepal." Migration and Development Online Only. DOI.

Jennings, Elyse A. 2016. "Predictors of Marital Dissolution During a Period of Rapid Social Change: Evidence From South Asia." Demography 53(5):1351-1375. DOI.

Jennings, Elyse A., and Rachael Pierotti. 2016. "The influence of wives' and husbands' fertility preferences on progression to a third birth in Nepal, 1997-2009." Population Studies 70(1):115-133. DOI.

Allendorf, Keera . 2016. "Conflict and compatibility? Developmental idealism and gendered differences in marital choice." Journal of Marriage and Family.

An, L., Zvoleff, A., Liu, J., Axinn, W. 2016. "Agent-based modeling in coupled human and natural systems (CHANS): Lessons from a comparative analysis." Handbook of Applied System Science. .

Axinn, William G., Scott, K. M. and Chardoul, S. A. 2016. "Demography of Mental Health. 18-25. In Friedman,Howard S. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Mental Health (Second Edition)." Academic Press:Oxford.

Hawes, Armani, William G. Axinn, and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2016. “Ethnicity and Mental Health.” Annals of Psychiatry and Mental Health 4(4):1072.

Ghimire, Dirgha J. 2016. “Social Context of First Birth Timing in a Rapidly Changing Rural Setting.” Social Science Research 61:314-329. Retrieved February 8, 2017 . PMCID: PMC5125526.

McKendry-Smith, Emily. 2016. “‘Baba Has Come to Civilize Us’: Developmental Idealism and Framing the Strict Demands of the Brahma Kumaris.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55(4): 698-716.


Axinn, William G. 2015. "Demographic Change: The Case of Chitwan Valley in Nepal." International Journal of Sociology 45(1):1-3. DOI.

Compernolle, Ellen (Nell). 2015. "Changing Attitudes Toward Care of Aging Parents: The Influence of Education, International Travel, and Gender." International Journal of Sociology 45(1):64-83. DOI. PMC4389642.