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Fertility Behavior and Demographic Change: Economic and Other Perspectives

Hans‐Peter Kohler

in Fertility and Social Interaction: An Economic Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244591
eISBN:
9780191596544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244596.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Reviews the literature and empirical findings of European and contemporary fertility declines. It contrasts these findings with the primary economic and non‐economic theories of fertility, and it ... More


Fertility Theories: Can They Explain the Negative Fertility-Income Relationship?

Larry E. Jones and Alice Schoonbroodt

in Demography and the Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226754727
eISBN:
9780226754758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226754758.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter explains the observed negative relationship between income and fertility within a standard utility maximizing economic model. The observation that richer populations have lower fertility ... More


Intrahousehold Decision Making and Fertility

Matthias Doepke and Fabian Kindermann

in Demographic Change and Long-Run Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036627
eISBN:
9780262341660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036627.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyzes the implications of modeling fertility choices as outcomes of intrahousehold conflict and bargaining. It argues for a reformulation of fertility theories that are embedded in ... More


Demographic Transitions

Charles S. Pearson

in On the Cusp: From Population Boom to Bust

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190223915
eISBN:
9780190223946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190223915.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The demographic transition (DT) is the principal schema for explaining past and projected demographic variables. This chapter presents key statistics, notes and differentiates two demographic ... More


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