Innovations in Early Life Course Transitions (ICPSR 34408)

Principal Investigator(s): Choe, Minja Kim, East-West Center


The goal of this project was to advance understanding of the forces and mechanisms leading to broadscale change and realignment in family and fertility behavior, as well as in related values, norms, roles, and institutions. The multi-year study focused on the interplay of structural societal change, individual behavior and attitudes, and the emergence of an altered family institution in Japanese society.

Access Notes

  • These data are not available from DSDR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining these resources.

Study Description


This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    families, family history, family relationships, fertility, household composition, social change

Geographic Coverage:    Asia, Global, Japan

Data Collection Notes:

These data are not available from DSDR or ICPSR. Researchers should consult the principal investigator directly for details on obtaining access to the data and documentation:

Dr. Minja Kim Choe

East-West Center

1601 East-West Road

Honolulu, Hawaii 96848