Impacts of Family Size on the Family as a Whole: Evidence from the Developing World

Using multiple births as an Instrumental Variable (IV) for family size and data for 43 developing countries, I find evidence that a shock in fertility has a cost for a family as a whole. Mothers are more likely to live in less stable family arrangements and they are more likely to use contraceptives...

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Volume: 12
Main Author: Cáceres-Delpiano, Julio
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: BERLIN De Gruyter 08.05.2012
published in: The B.E. journal of economic analysis & policy Vol. 12; no. 1
ORCID: 0000-0002-8668-9085
Data of publication: 2012-5-8
ISSN: 1935-1682
EISSN: 1935-1682
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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