Structural Change and the Fertility Transition

This paper provides new insights into the relationship between structural change and the fertility transition. We exploit the spread of an agricultural pest in the American South in the 1890s as plausibly exogenous variation in agricultural production to establish a causal link between earnings oppo...

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Volume: 102
Main Author: Ager, Philipp
Herz, Benedikt
Brueckner, Markus
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: CAMBRIDGE MIT Press 01.10.2020
MIT PRESS
published in: The review of economics and statistics Vol. 102; no. 4; pp. 806 - 822
Data of publication: 20201001
ISSN: 1530-9142
0034-6535
1530-9142
EISSN: 1530-9142
Discipline: Economics
Statistics
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