Fertility and Well-Being

The projects of this laboratory are arranged in the following

Research Areas

Contemporary and Future Trends in FertilityDescription


  • Decoding the Rollercoaster Fertility Age Project details
  • Shifts in the Fertility-Development Nexus at the Macro and Micro Level Project details
  • Causal Inference Approaches to Fertility over the Life Course Project details
  • Improvement and Evaluation of Fertility Forecasts Project details
  • Comparing Age- and Parity-Specific Approaches to Project Cohort Fertility in Developing Countries with Defective Data Project details
  • Family Formation in Comparative Perspective Project details

Costs and Gains of Postponing ParenthoodDescription


Fertility and Well-Being in a Comparative PerspectiveDescription


Fertility and Economic UncertaintyDescription


  • Long-term Perspectives on Economic Crisis and Fertility Project details
  • Changes in Fertility and Marriage in Western Balkan Countries since 1980 Project details
  • Unemployment and Fertility – Structural Conditions vs. Short-term Variations Project details
  • The Couple Dimension of Economic Precariousness (Dissertation) Project details

A Comparative Perspective on Male Fertility TrendsDescription


  • Estimating Male Fertility from Vital Registration Data with Missing Values Project details
  • Analyzing Male Fertility: Towards a Comparative Approach Project details
  • The Evolution of Mean Paternal Age from 1900 to the Present Day – Are Today’s Fathers Really Older than Back in the Days? Project details

Innovative Perspectives on the Fertility TransitionDescription


  • Cohort Fertility Change in Urban and Rural Areas of the Developing World Project details
  • Fertility Transitions in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Parity-Progression Analysis Project details
  • Social and Spatial Distance in the Fertility Transition Project details