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Harmonized Union and Fertility Histories

Karolin Kubisch

Harmonized Histories provides an unprecedented opportunity to conduct comparative in-depth analyses of the family, including cohabitation, marriage, fertility, and union dissolution. The project provides a standardized dataset of union and fertility histories for 19 European countries, Uruguay, Canada, and the United States.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Data and Surveys, Family Behavior, Fertility Development

Region keywords:

Canada, Europe, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA


Perelli-Harris, B.; Kreyenfeld, M. R.; Kubisch, K.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2010-011. (2010)    
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