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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Main Author: Chabé-Ferret, Bastien
Melindi Ghidi, Paolo
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: (Germany) Heidelberg Springer 2012
published in: Journal of Population Economics
Data of publication: 2012
ISSN: 0933-1433
1432-1475
EISSN: 1432-1475
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: Accès restreint
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Database: Université Catholique de Louvain Institutional Repository DIAL
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