Differences in fertility behavior and uncertainty: an economic theory of the minority status hypothesis

We revisit the question of why fertility behaviors and educational decisions appear to vary systematically across ethnic groups. We assess the possibility that differences in fertility across groups remain even though their socio-economic characteristics are similar. More specifically, we consider t...

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Volume: 26
Main Author: Melindi-Ghidi, Paolo
Chabé-Ferret, Bastien
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Springer Verlag 2013
published in: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology Vol. 26; pp. 887 - 905
Data of publication: 2013
ISSN: 0933-7954
1433-9285
EISSN: 1433-9285
Discipline: Medicine
Sociology & Social History
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Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Hyper Article en Ligne (HAL)
HAL-SHS: Archive ouverte en Sciences de l'Homme et de la Société
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