Out-of-partnership births in East and West Germany

Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), we show that single women in East Germany are significantly more likely to give birth to a child than single women in West Germany. This applies to both planned and unplanned births. Our analysis provides no evidence that the difference between...

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Volume: 18
Main Author: Jirjahn, Uwe
Chadi, Cornelia
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: NEW YORK SPRINGER 01.09.2020
published in: Review of economics of the household Vol. 18; no. 3; pp. 853 - 881
ORCID: 0000-0001-7292-8535
Data of publication: 2020-09-01
ISSN: 1569-5239
EISSN: 1573-7152
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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