Alain Gagnon

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Genome-wide identity-by-descent sharing among CEPH siblings
    Alain Gagnon
    Department of Sociology, Aging and Health Research Centre, Population Studies Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Genet Epidemiol 29:215-24. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Transmission of migration propensity increases genetic divergence between populations
    Alain Gagnon
    Population Studies Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5C2, Canada
    Am J Phys Anthropol 129:630-6. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Does exposure to infectious diseases in infancy affect old-age mortality? Evidence from a pre-industrial population
    Alain Gagnon
    Population Studies Centre, Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 68:1609-16. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Is there a trade-off between fertility and longevity? A comparative study of women from three large historical databases accounting for mortality selection
    Alain Gagnon
    Population Studies Centre, Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Am J Hum Biol 21:533-40. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Testing isonymy with paternal and maternal lineages in the early Québec population: the impact of polyphyletism and demographic differentials
    Alain Gagnon
    CNRS Laboratoire d Anthropologie Biologique, Musée de l Homme, 17 Place du Trocadero, 75016 Paris, France
    Am J Phys Anthropol 117:334-41. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Mother's death and child survival: the case of early Quebec
    Samuel Pavard
    Laboratoire d Anthropologie Biologique, CNRS FRE 2292 Musée de l Homme, Paris, France
    J Biosoc Sci 37:209-27. 2005

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Genome-wide identity-by-descent sharing among CEPH siblings
    Alain Gagnon
    Department of Sociology, Aging and Health Research Centre, Population Studies Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Genet Epidemiol 29:215-24. 2005
    ..Finally, we briefly assess the impact of genotyping errors on IBD estimations, compare our results to published theoretical and simulated expectations, and discuss some implications of our findings...
  2. ncbi request reprint Transmission of migration propensity increases genetic divergence between populations
    Alain Gagnon
    Population Studies Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5C2, Canada
    Am J Phys Anthropol 129:630-6. 2006
    ..We conclude that the widespread patrilocal rules of postmarital residence have generated both a higher female migration rate and a patrilineal dependency in the propensity to migrate...
  3. doi request reprint Does exposure to infectious diseases in infancy affect old-age mortality? Evidence from a pre-industrial population
    Alain Gagnon
    Population Studies Centre, Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 68:1609-16. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Is there a trade-off between fertility and longevity? A comparative study of women from three large historical databases accounting for mortality selection
    Alain Gagnon
    Population Studies Centre, Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Am J Hum Biol 21:533-40. 2009
    ..The use of Heckman's procedure assessing the impact of mortality selection during reproductive ages did not appreciably alter these results. We conclude our empirical investigation by discussing the advantages of comparative approaches...
  5. ncbi request reprint Testing isonymy with paternal and maternal lineages in the early Québec population: the impact of polyphyletism and demographic differentials
    Alain Gagnon
    CNRS Laboratoire d Anthropologie Biologique, Musée de l Homme, 17 Place du Trocadero, 75016 Paris, France
    Am J Phys Anthropol 117:334-41. 2002
    ..However, this good correspondence is due to counterbalancing biases. Some of the implications of our results are discussed in the context of colonial America...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mother's death and child survival: the case of early Quebec
    Samuel Pavard
    Laboratoire d Anthropologie Biologique, CNRS FRE 2292 Musée de l Homme, Paris, France
    J Biosoc Sci 37:209-27. 2005
    ..This suggests that grown-up girls assuming the responsibilities of the missing mother had a lower chance of survival...