Samuel H. Preston's Publications

Stokes, Andrew, and Samuel H. Preston. "Revealing the burden of obesity using weight histories." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113 (2016): 572-577. PMCID: PMC4725464 Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "Identifying the Principal Factors Responsible for Improvements in the Health of Populations." In Population Health: Behavioral and Social Science Insights, edited by Robert Kaplan, Michael L. Spittel and Daryn David, 89-104. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research, National Institutes of Health, 2015.
Preston, Samuel H., and Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez. "Limits to Human Longevity." In Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, edited by Robert A. Scott. Wiley, 2015.
Preston, Samuel H., Andrew Stokes, Neil K. Mehta, and Bochen Cao. How Will More Obesity and Less Smoking Affect Life Expectancy?. Research Report. Boston: Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, 2014. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "Commentary: When People Behave Badly." Epidemiology 25 (2014): 191-193.
Preston, Samuel H., Dana A. Glei, and John R. Wilmoth. "Contribution of Smoking to International Differences in Life Expectancy." In International Differences in Mortality at Older Ages: Dimensions and Sources, edited by Eileen M. Crimmins, Samuel H. Preston, Barney Cohen, Panel on Understanding Divergent Trends in Longevity in High-Income Countries and National Research Council, 105-131. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 2011.
Preston, Samuel H., and Andrew Stokes. Is the high level of obesity in the United States Related to its low life expectancy?. PSC Working Paper Series. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania, 2011.
Fenelon, Andrew, and Samuel H. Preston. Estimating Smoking-Attributable Mortality in the United States. PSC Working Paper Series. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania, 2011.
Preston, Samuel H., and Caroline Sten Hartnett. "The Future of American Fertility." In Demography and the Economy, edited by John B. Shoven, 11-36. National Bureau of Economic Research Conference Report. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Preston, Samuel H., and Jessica Y. Ho. "Low Life Expectancy in the United States: Is the Health Care System at Fault." In International Differences in Mortality at Older Ages: Dimensions and Sources, edited by Eileen M. Crimmins, Samuel H. Preston, Barney Cohen, Panel on Understanding Divergent Trends in Longevity in High-Income Countries and National Research Council, 259-298. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, 2010.
Preston, Samuel H., and Jessica Y. Ho. Low Life Expectancy in the United States: Is the Health Care System at Fault?. NBER Working Paper. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2009.
Ho, Jessica Y., and Samuel H. Preston. US Mortality in an International Context: Age Variations. PSC Working Paper Series. Philadelphia, PA: Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, 2009.
Preston, Samuel H., and Jessica Y. Ho. The US Health Care System and Lagging Life Expectancy: A Case Study. PSC Working Paper Series. Philadelphia, PA: Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, 2009.
Preston, Samuel H., and Jessica Y. Ho. Low Life Expectancy in the United States: Is the Health Care System at Fault?. PSC Working Paper Series. Philadelphia, PA: Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, 2009.
Wang, Haidong, and Samuel H. Preston. "Forecasting United States Mortality Using Cohort Smoking Histories." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (2009): 393-398. PMCID: PMC2613940 Abstract
Preston, Samuel H., and Caroline Sten Hartnett. The Future of American Fertility. NBER Working Paper. Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2008.
Preston, Samuel H., and Haidong Wang. "Intrinsic Growth Rates and Net Reproduction Rates in the Presence of Migration." Population and Development Review 33 (2007): 357-666.
Kohler, Iliana V., and Samuel H. Preston. Ethnic, Religious and Socioeconomic Differentials in Bulgarian Mortality. PARC Working Paper Series. Philadelphia, PA: Population Aging Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 2007.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Response: On 'The Changing Relation between Mortality and Level of Economic Development'." International Journal of Epidemiology 36 (2007): 502-503.
Preston, Samuel H.. "The changing relation between mortality and level of economic development." International Journal of Epidemiology 36 (2007): 484-490.
Buzzell, Emily, and Samuel H. Preston. "Mortality of American Troops in the Iraq War." Population and Development Review 33 (2007): 555-566. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H., and Emily Buzzell. Mortality of American Troops in Iraq. PSC Working Paper Series. Philadelphia, PA: Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, 2006.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Preface." In The Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors, edited by Alan D. Lopez, Colin D. Mathers, Majid Ezzati, Dean T. Jamison and Christopher J. L. Murray. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Deadweight? -- The Influence of Obesity on Longevity." New England Journal of Medicine 352 (2005): 1135-1137.
Preston, Samuel H.. "The Value of Children." In The Future of the Family, edited by Daniel P. Moynihan, Timothy Smeeding and Lee Rainwater, 263-266. New York: Russell Sage, 2004. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H., Irma T. Elo, Mark E. Hill, and Ira Rosenwaike. The Demography of African Americans, 1930-1990. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Family Size Distribution." In Encyclopedia of Population, edited by Paul Demeny and Geoffrey McNicoll. Vol. 1. New York, NY: Macmillan, 2003.
Elo, Irma T., and Samuel H. Preston. "The African American Population, 1930-1990." In Problem of the Century: Racial Stratification in the United States, edited by Elijah Anderson and Douglas S. Massey, 168-123. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2001.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Discussion of Joel Cohen’s ‘Population in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries’." In Useful Knowledge: The American Philosophical Society Millennium Program, edited by Alexander Bearn, 181-182. Philadelphia, PA: American Philosophical Society, 1999.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Population and the Environment: The Scientific Evidence." In The Reader in Population and Development, 257-263., 1998.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Differential fertility by IQ and the IQ distribution of a population." In The Rising Curve: Long-term gains in IQ and Related Measures, edited by Ulric Neisser, 377-387. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1998.
Elo, Irma T., and Samuel H. Preston. "Racial and Ethnic Differences in Mortality at Older Ages." In Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Health of Older Americans, edited by Linda G. Martin and Beth J. Soldo, 10-42. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1997.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Causes and Consequences of Mortality Declines in Less Developed Countries during the Twentieth Century." In The economics of population: Key modern writings, edited by Julian Simon, 270-329. Vol. 2. Lyme, New Hampshire: Edward Elgar Publishing, 1997.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Population Studies of Mortality." Population Studies 50 (1996): 525-536. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "The Effect of Population Growth on Environmental Quality." Population Research and Policy Review 15 (1996): 95-108. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. American Longevity: Past, Present, and Future. Policy Brief. Syracuse, NY: Center for Policy Research, Maxwell School, Syracuse University, 1996.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Human Mortality Throughout History and Prehistory." In The State of Humanity, edited by Julian Simon, 30-36. London: Blackwell, 1995.
Martin, Linda G., and Samuel H. Preston. "Demography of Aging." Ageing and Society 15 (1995): 437-438.
Preston, Samuel H., Douglas C. Ewbank, and Mark Hereward. "Child Mortality Differences by Ethnicity and Race in the United States: 1900-1910." In After Ellis Island: Newcomers and Natives in the 1910 Census, edited by Susan C. Watkins, 35-82. New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation, 1994.
Condran, Gretchen A., and Samuel H. Preston. "Child Mortality Differences, Personal Health Care Practices, and Medical Technology." In Health and Social Change in International Perspective, edited by Lincoln C. Chen, Arthur Kleinman and Norma Ware, 171-224. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1994.
Preston, Samuel H., and Linda G. Martin. "Introduction." In Demography of aging, edited by Linda G. Martin and Samuel H. Preston, 1-7. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1994.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Population and the Environment: The Scientific Evidence." In Population--The Complex Reality, edited by Sir Francis Graham-Smith, 85-92. London: The Royal Society, 1994.
Preston, Samuel H., and Paul Taubman. "Socioeconomic Differences in Adult Mortality and Health Status." In Demography of Aging, edited by Linda G. Martin and Samuel H. Preston, 279-318. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1994.
Preston, Samuel H.. "After Fatal Years: Responses and Future Research." Bulletin of the History of Medicine 68 (1994): 124-128.
Martin, Linda G., and Samuel H. Preston. Demography of Aging. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1994. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "World Development Report 1993: Investing in Health." Population and Development Review 20 (1994): 464-467.
Preston, Samuel H., and Antonio McDaniel. "New Model Life Tables for High-Mortality Populations." Historical Methods 26 (1993): 149-159.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Demographic Change in the United States, 1970-2050." In Demography and Retirement: The Twenty-First Century, edited by Anna M. Rappaport and Sylvester J. Schieber, 19-48. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1993.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Health Indexes as a Guide to Health Sector Planning: A Demographic Critique." In The Epidemiologic Transition: Policy and Planning Implications for Developing Countries, edited by James N. Gribble and Samuel H. Preston, 126-44. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1993.
Preston, Samuel H.. "The Good Society by Robert Bellah." Contemporary Sociology 21 (1992): 428-430.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Edogenous and exogenous factors in the analysis of linkages between economics and demography." In Interfaces in economic and social analysis, edited by Ulf Himmelstrand, 156-164. London and New York: Routledge, 1992.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Endogenous and Exogenous Factors in the Analysis of Linkages between Economics and Demography." In Interfaces in economic and social analysis, edited by Ulf Himmelstrand, 156-64. London and New York: Routledge, 1992.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Cohort Succession and the Future of the Oldest Old." In The Oldest Old, edited by R. Suzman and D. Willis, 50-57. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Mortality in India: Plenary Address to the IUSSP General Conference in New Delhi, September 20-27, 1987." In Proceedings of the IUSSP General Conference, 81-86. Vol. 4. IUSSP, 1991.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Infant and Child Mortality." In Encyclopedia of Sociology, 920-925. Vol. 2. New York: MacMillan Publishing, 1991.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Parenthood, Work, and Women." In Macro-Micro Linkages in Sociology, edited by Joan Huber, 141-52. American Sociological Association Presidential Series. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, Inc., 1991. Abstract
Dechter, Aimee, and Samuel H. Preston. "Age Misreporting and its Effects on Mortality Estimation in Latin America." Population Bulletin of the United Nations 31/32 (1991): 1-15.
Preston, Samuel H., and Michael R. Haines. Fatal years: Child mortality in late nineteenth-century America In NBER Series on Long-Term Factors in Economic Development. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1991. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "The social sciences and the population problem." In Perspectives on behavioral science: The Colorado lectures, edited by Richard Jessor, 219-244. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1991. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H., and Michael R. Haines. "Response to Comments on Fatal Years." Health Transition Review 1 (1991): 240-244.
Ewbank, Douglas C., and Samuel H. Preston. "Personal Health Behaviour and the Decline in Infant and Child Mortality in the United States, 1900-1930." In What We Know About Health Transition: The Cultural, Social and Behavioural Determinants of Health, edited by John C. Caldwell, Sally Findley, Pat Caldwell, Gigi Santow, Wendy Cosford, Jennifer Braid and Daphne Broers-Freeman, 116-149. Canberra, Australia: Health Transition Centre, Australian National University, 1990.
King, Miriam, and Samuel H. Preston. "Who Lives with Whom? Individual versus Household Measures." Journal of Family History 15 (1990): 117-132. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "Sources of Variation in Vital Rates: An Overview." In Convergent Issues in Genetics and Demography, edited by Julian Adams, David A. Lam, Albert I. Hermalin and Peter Smouse, 335-50. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Preston, Samuel H., and Daniel Vining. "Causes and Consequences of Demogaphic Change." In Leading Edges in Social and Behavioral Science, edited by Duncan R. Luce, Neil J. Smelser and D. R. Gerstein, 405-20. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1990.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Preface." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 510 (1990): 8-16.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Demographic Data Systems with Special Reference to Africa." In Fertility and Mortality Estimation in Africa, 22-44. Legon, Ghana: United Nations, Regional Institute for Population Studies, 1989.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Model Life Tables and an Application." In Fertility and Mortality Estimation in Africa, 111-25. Legon, Ghana: United Nations, Regional Institute for Population Studies, 1989.
Preston, Samuel H.. "The Social Sciences and the Population Problem." In Demography as an Interdiscipline, edited by Mayone J. Stycos, 1-27. New Brunswick: Transactions Publishers, 1989.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Extensions of Stable Population Equations to Any Population and Some Illustrations of Their Application." In Fertility and Mortality Estimation in Africa, 144-85. Legon, Ghana: United Nations, Regional Institute for Population Studies, 1989.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Estimation of Differentials in Child Mortality by Indirect Methods." In Fertility and Mortality Estimation in Africa, 62-68. Legon, Ghana: United Nations, Regional Institute for Population Studies, 1989.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Resources, Knowledge, and Child Mortality: A Comparison of the U. S. in the Late Nineteenth Century and Developing Countries Today." In Social Class and Democratic Leadership, edited by Harold J. Bershady, 53-68. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Marriage and Divorce Data in Theoretical Population Studies." In Proceedings, 1989 Public Health Conference on Records and Statistics, 279-86. Washington, DC: National Center for Health Statistics, 1989.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Resources, Knowledge, and Child Mortality: A Comparison of the U. S. in the Late Nineteenth Century and Developing Countries Today." In Selected Readings in the Cultural, Social, and Behavioral Determinants of Health, edited by John C. Caldwell and Gigi Santow, 66-78. Canberra: Australia National University, 1989.
Preston, Samuel H., and Shigemi Kono. "The Changing Status of Children and the Elderly in Japan." In The Vulnerable, edited by John Logan Palmer, Timothy Smeeding and Barbara Boyle Torrey, 277-308. Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, 1988.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Age-structural influences on public transfers to dependents." In Social Change and the Life Course: Social Structures & Human Lives, edited by Matilda White Riley and Bettina J. Huber, 192-208. Vol. 1. American Sociological Association presidential series 1. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc., 1988. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "American Children in International Perspective." In Proceedings of Children at Risk: Who Will Support Our Aging Society?, 48-51. University of Denver: Center for Public Policy and Contemporary Issues and Americans for Generational Equity, 1988.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Estimation of Certain Measures in Family Demography Based Upon Generalized Stable Population Relations." In Family Demography: Methods and their Application, edited by John Bongaarts, 40-62. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Children and the Elderly: Divergent Paths for America's Dependents." In Perspectives on population: An introduction to concepts and issues, 377-394., 1987.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Relations Among Standard Epidemiologic Measures in a Population." American Journal of Epidemiology 126 (1987): 336-345. Abstract
Schirm, Allen L., and Samuel H. Preston. "Census Undercount Adjustment and the Quality of Geographic Population Distributions: Rejoinder." Journal of the American Statistical Association 82 (1987): 986-990.
Preston, Samuel H.. "The Decline of Fertility in Non-European Industrialized Countries." In Below-replacement fertility in industrial societies: Causes, consequences, policies, edited by Kingsley Davis, Mikhail S. Bernstam and Rita Ricardo-Campbell, 26-47. Population and Development Review. Cambridge; New York and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Schirm, Allen L., and Samuel H. Preston. "Census Undercount Adjustment and the Quality of Geographic Population Distributions." Journal of the American Statistical Association 82 (1987): 965-978. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "The Social Sciences and the Population Problem." Sociological Forum 2 (1987): 619-644. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "Changing Values and Falling Birth Rates." In Below-replacement fertility in industrial societies: Causes, consequences, policies, edited by Kingsley Davis, Mikhail S. Bernstam and Rita Ricardo-Campbell, 176-95. Population and Development Review. Cambridge; New York and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Preston, Samuel H.. "The Decline of Fertility in Non-European Industrialized Countries." Population and Development Review 12 (1986): 26-47.
Preston, Samuel H., and M. A. Strong. "Effects of Mortality Declines on Marriage Patterns in Developing Countries." In Consequences of Mortality Trends and Differentials, 88-100. United Nations Population Studies. New York: United Nations, 1986.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Changing Values and Falling Birth Rates." Population and Development Review 12 (1986): 176-195.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Are the Economic Consequences of Population Growth a Sound Basis for Population Policy?" In World population and U.S. policy: The choices ahead, edited by Jane Menken, 67-95. American Assembly, Columbia University, series. New York and London: Norton, 1986.
Preston, Samuel H., and P. Donaldson. "Population Growth and Economic Development." Asia-Pacific Population Journal 1 (1986): 3-13.
Preston, Samuel H.. "The Relation between Actual and Intrinsic Growth Rates." Population Studies 40 (1986): 343-51.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Population Growth and Economic Development." Environment 28 (1986): 6-10.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Mortality and Development Revisited." Population Bulletin of the United Nations 18 (1986): 34-40.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Are World Population Trends a Problem?" In Are World Population Trends a Problem?, edited by Ben Wattenberg and Karl Zinsmeister, 9-14. Washington, DC: American Enterprise Institute, 1985.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Mortality in Childhood: Lessons from WFS." In Reproductive Change in Developing Countries, edited by John Clelland and John Hobcraft, 253-72. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1985.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Estimating the Population in a Census Year: 1980 and Beyond: Comment." Journal of the American Statistical Association 80 (1985): 124-125.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Resources, Knowledge, and Child Mortality: A Comparison of the U. S. in the Late Nineteenth Century and Developing Countries Today." In Proceedings of the IUSSP General Conference, 373-86. Vol. II. Florence, Italy: IUSSP, 1985.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Children and the elderly in the U.S." Scientific American 251 (1984): 44-49. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "Use of Direct and Indirect Techniques for Estimating the Completeness of Death Registration." In Data Bases for Mortality Measurement, 66-78. United Nations Population Studies. New York: United Nations, 1984.
Bhat, Mari P. N., Samuel H. Preston, and Tim Dyson. Vital rates in India, 1961-1981. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1984.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Urban Growth in Developing Countries--A Demographic Appraisal." In Urban Development in the Third World, 36-56., 1984.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Health Programs and Population Growth." In Health, Food, and Nutrition in Third World Development, 7-17., 1984.
Preston, Samuel H., and Mari P. N. Bhat. "New Evidence on Fertility and Mortality Trends in India." Population and Development Review 10 (1984): 481-503. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "Child Mortality Differentials in Sudan." In Aspects of Population Change and Development in the Sudan. Khartoum: National Council for Research, 1982.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Urbanization in Developing Countries." In International Encyclopedia of Population, 650-55. New York: The Free Press, 1982.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Review: The State of Population Research: IRG Insights." International Family Planning Perspectives 8 (1982): 81-82.
Farah, Abdul-Aziz, and Samuel H. Preston. "Child Mortality Differentials in Sudan." Population and Development Review 8 (1982): 365-383. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "Who Counts? A Comment." American Statistician 36 (1982): 203-204.
Preston, Samuel H.. "The Utlimate Resource by Julian L. Simon." Family Planning Perspectives 14 (1982): 108-110.
Preston, Samuel H.. "The Utlimate Resource." International Family Planning Perspectives 8 (1982): 39-41.
Preston, Samuel H., John Kantner, Peter C. Timmer, and Ismail Sirageldin. "The Utlimate Resource by Julian L. Simon." Population and Development Review 8 (1982): 174-178.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Estimation of Mortality Level from Incomplete Data." In Population Projections: Problems and Solutions, 178-96. New York: United Nations, 1981.
Preston, Samuel H., Michael R. Haines, and E. Pamuk. "Effects of Industrialization and Urbanization of Mortality in Developed Countries." In International Population Conference, Manila, 1981, 233-54. Vol. 2., 1981.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Estimation of Fertility Levels from Incomplete Data." In Population Projections: Problems and Solutions, 197-207. New York: United Nations, 1981.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Population Growth." In Five Year Outlook on Science and Technology. Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences, 1981.
Banister, Judith, and Samuel H. Preston. "Estimates of Completeness of Death Recording in the Chinese Sample Survey of 1972-1975." In Research on the population of China : proceedings of a workshop, edited by Robert J. Lapham and Rodolfo A. Bulatao. Washington DC: National Academy of Sciences Press, 1981.
Preston, Samuel H.. "The Next 15 Years in Demographic Research." In Social Demography, edited by L. Bumpass, J. Sweet and K. Taeuber, 297-314. Academic Press, 1981.
Banister, Judith, and Samuel H. Preston. "Mortality in China." Population and Development Review 7 (1981): 98-110. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "Demographic Factors Related to Mortality and Morbidity." In The Future of Life Expectancy, 72-76. Chicago, IL: Society of Actuaries, 1980.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Causes and Consequences of Mortality Change in Less Developed Countries in the Twentieth Century." In Population and Economic Change in Developing Countries, edited by R. Easterlin, 289-360. Chicago, IL: National Bureau of Economic Research, University of Chicago Press, 1980.
Preston, Samuel H.. "India: Population, Economy, Society by R. H. Cassen." Population Studies 34 (1980): 402-403.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Health Status, Health Services, and Population Dynamics." In The Health of Populations, edited by K. L. White and P. J. Bullock. New York: The Rockefeller Foundation, 1980.
Preston, Samuel H.. Patterns of Urban and Rural Population Growth In Population Studies. New York: United Nations, 1980.
Preston, Samuel H.. "International Comparison of Net Rural-Urban Migration Rates." In Conference on Economic and Demographic Changes: Issues for the 1980's, 279-92. Vol. 2. Paris: International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, 1979.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Urban Growth in Developing Countries: A Demographic Reappraisal." Population and Development Review 5 (1979): 195-215. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H., and Alberto Palloni. "Fine-Tuning Brass-Type Mortality Estimates with Data on Ages of Surviving Children." Population Bulletin of the United Nations 10 (1978): 72-91.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Mortality, Morbidity, and development." Population Bulletin of the United Nations Economic Commission for Western Asia 15 (1978): 63-75.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Mortality Trends." Annual Review of Sociology 3 (1977): 163-178.
Preston, Samuel H.. "An Elementary Approach to Population Momentum/Intercom." Journal of Communications 27 (1977): 8-9.
Preston, Samuel H.. Older Male Mortality and Cigarette Smoking: A Demographic Analysis In Population Monograph Series. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press Reprint, 1976.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Introduction." In Seminar on Infant Mortality in Relation to Level of Fertility, 10-47. Paris: Committee for International Coordination of National Research in Demography, 1975.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Formal Models as a Guide to Social Policy: Issues in Population Dynamics." In Social Policy and Sociology, edited by N. J. Demerath, 57-65. New York: Academic Press, 1975.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Health Programs and Population Growth." Population and Development Review 1 (1975): 189-199. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "Estimating the Proportion of American Marriages That End in Divorce." Sociological Methods & Research 3 (1975): 435-460. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "Female Employment Policy and Fertility." In Aspects of Population Growth Policy, edited by R. Parke and C. F. Westoff, 377-93. U.S. President's Commission on Population Growth and the American Future, Research Reports., 1973.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Interrelations between Death rates and Birth rates." Theoretical Population Biology 3 (1972): 162-185. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H.. "Influence of Cause-of-Death Structure on Age-Patterns of Mortality." In Population Dynamics, edited by T. N. E. Greville, 201-50. New York: Academic Press, 1972.
Keyfitz, Nathan, Samuel H. Preston, and Robert Schoen. "Inferring Probabilities from Rates: Extension to Multiple Decrement." Scandinavian Actuarial Journal (Skandinavisk Aktuarietidskrift) 1972 (1972): 1-13. Abstract
Preston, Samuel H., Nathan Keyfitz, and Robert Schoen. Causes of death: life tables for national populations In Studies in Population. New York: Seminar Press, 1972.
Preston, Samuel H.. "Number of Children and Female Jobs: Some Evidence from California." In California's Twenty Million, edited by Kingsley Davis and Frederick G. Styles, 239-258. Berkeley: Institute of International Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1971.
Preston, Samuel H.. "The Age-Incidence of Death from Smoking." Journal of the American Statistical Association 65 (1970): 1125-1130. Abstract