Soap Operas and Fertility: Evidence from Brazil

We estimate the effect of television on fertility in Brazil, where soap operas portray small families. We exploit differences in the timing of entry into different markets of Globo, the main novela producer. Women living in areas covered by Globo have significantly lower fertility. The effect is str...

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Volume: 4
Main Author: Eliana La Ferrara
Alberto Chong
Suzanne Duryea
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 01.10.2012
published in: American economic journal. Applied economics Vol. 4; no. 4; pp. 1 - 31
ORCID: 0000-0001-6470-7126
Data of publication: 20121001
ISSN: 1945-7782
EISSN: 1945-7790
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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