Education and fertility

Evidence from a natural experiment

Declining fertility is often attributed to the increased education of women. It is difficult to establish a causal link because both fertility and education have changed secularly. In this paper we study the connection between fertility and education using educational reform as an instrument to cont...

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Volume: 110
Main Author: Monstad, Karin
Propper, Carol
Salvanes, Kjell G
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing 2008
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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published in: The Scandinavian journal of economics Vol. 110; no. 4; pp. 827 - 852
ORCID: 0000-0002-8257-431X
Data of publication: 2008
ISSN: 0347-0520
1467-9442
1467-9442
EISSN: 1467-9442
Discipline: Economics
Education
Bibliography: We are grateful to seminar participants at the European Workshop on Econometrics and Health Economics, Bergen, September 2007, the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, and Health Economics Bergen, for valuable comments on an earlier version of this paper. We are also grateful for the very helpful comments of two anonymous referees.
Series: Scandinavian Journal of Economics
Subjects:
I21
J13
J24
I21
J13
J24
Online Access: Fulltext
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