Back to the Future? Abortion Before & After Roe

Next year marks the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade. We use unique data on abortions performed in New York State from 1971-1975 to analyze the impact of legalized abortion in New York on abortion and birth rates of non-residents. We estimate that abortion rates dec...

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Main Author: Tan, Ruoding
Joyce, Theodore J
Zhang, Yuxiu
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: National Bureau of Economic Research 01.08.2012
Data of publication: 20120801
Series: NBER Working Paper Series
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: NBER Working Papers
NBER Technical Working Papers Archive
National Bureau of Economic Research Publications
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