Fertility and Well-Being


The Long-Term Consequences of Sibling Group Structure

Conducted by Mikko Myrskylä; Kieron Barclay; in Collaboration with Anna Baranowska-Rataj (Umeå University, Sweden), Martin Kolk (Stockholm University, Sweden), Martin Hällsten (Stockholm University, Sweden), Daniel Berglind (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden), Finn Rasmussen (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden), Per Tynelius (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden)

In this project, we consider the consequences of parental fertility timing and behavior for the structure of the sibling group and the long-term consequences of these decisions for the offspring. We study aspects such as sibling group size, birth spacing, and birth order.Detailed description

Research keywords: Health Care, Public Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology; Fertility Development


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