Perceived Economic Uncertainty and Fertility: Evidence From a Labor Market Reform
Whereas in theory individuals tend to postpone fertility decisions in times of economic uncertainty, empirical evidence on that question is scarce. Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (N = 4,548), the authors estimated the effect of economic concerns on the probability of becoming pregna...
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Hoboken, USA Wiley Subscription Services, Inc 01.04.2013
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|published in:||Journal of marriage and family Vol. 75; no. 2; pp. 503 - 521|
|Data of publication:||2013-04|
|Discipline:||Sociology & Social History
Table AO1. Effects of Perceived Economic Uncertainty on Fertility Including Records of Women With Nonresponding Partners; Model 1 (N = 5,423; Number of Records = 18,382)Table AO2. Effects of Perceived Economic Uncertainty on Fertility for Specialized Male Breadwinner Couples Including Unemployed Women (n = 1,979, Number of Records = 4,575)
Institute for Employment Research, Regensburger Straße 104, D‐90478 Nürnberg, Germany.
This article was edited by David H. Demo.
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