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Fertility and Well-Being

Project

Fertility and Well-Being in a Comparative Perspective

Conducted by Mikko Myrskylä; in Collaboration with Rachel Margolis (Western University, London, Canada)

Understanding how having children influences parents’ subjective well-being (“happiness”) has great potential for explaining fertility behavior. This project explores the links between well-being and fertility in connection with other aspects, such as income and health.Detailed description

Research keywords: Family Behavior

Publications

Margolis, R.; Myrskylä, M.:
European Journal of Population 32:3, 403-420 (2016).
Margolis, R.; Myrskylä, M.:
Demography 52:4, 1147-1166 (2015).

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