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Fertility Behavior and Demographic Change: Economic and Other Perspectives

Hans‐Peter Kohler

in Fertility and Social Interaction

Published in print September 2001 | ISBN: 9780199244591
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596544 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199244596.003.0001
 Fertility Behavior and Demographic Change: Economic and Other Perspectives

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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 motivates the necessity to apply interacting economic agents to the context of demographic change.

Keywords: economic agents; fertility change; fertility theory

Chapter.  10077 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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