Structural change and the fertility transition

This paper provides new insights into the relationship between structural change and the fertility transition. We exploit the spread of an agricultural pest in the American South in the 1890s as plausibly exogenous variation in agricultural production to establish a causal link between earnings oppo...

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Main Author: Ager, Philipp
Herz, Benedikt
Brueckner, Markus
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.10.2020
Data of publication: 2020-10
ISSN: 0034-6535
1530-9142
EISSN: 1530-9142
Discipline: Economics
Statistics
Bibliography: Ager , P , Herz , B & Brueckner , M 2020 , ' Structural change and the fertility transition ' , Review of Economics and Statistics , vol. 102 , no. 4 , pp. 806-822 . https://doi.org/10.1162/rest_a_00851
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: SDU's Research Portal
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