Fertility and Well-Being

At a Glance Projects Publications Team


Shifts in the Fertility–Development Nexus at the Macro and Micro Level

Jessica Nisén (MPIDR / University of Helsinki, Finland), Susie Lee, Aiva Jasilioniene, Daniel Ciganda, Andres Castro, Nicolas Todd, Mikko Myrskylä, Natalie Nitsche; in Collaboration with Gunnar Andersson, Ben Wilson (both: Stockholm University, Sweden), Francesco C. Billari (University of Oxford, United Kingdom / Bocconi University, Milan, Italy), Lars Dommermuth (Statistics Norway, Oslo, Norway), Diego R. Farinas (The Spanish National Research Council, Madrid, Spain), Jonathan Fox (Free University of Berlin, Germany), Sebastian Klüsener (Federal Institute for Population Research, Wiesbaden, Germany), Hans-Peter Kohler (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA), Michaela Kreyenfeld (Hertie School of Governance GmbH, Berlin, Germany), Hill Kulu (University of St Andrews, United Kingdom), Trude Lappegård (University of Oslo, Norway), Pekka Martikainen (University of Helsinki, Finland), Karel Neels, Jonas Wood (both: University of Antwerp, Belgium), Bernhard Riederer (Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna Institute of Demography, Austria), Vladislava Stankuniene (Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania), Laurent Toulemon (French National Institute for Demographic Studies, Paris, France), Francisco Viciana (Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalusia, Sevilla, Spain), Ruben Van Gaelen (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)

There is increasing evidence of substantial shifts in how the development of human populations and the socioeconomic status of individuals are related to fertility. This project aims to identify the determinants of these shifts.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Fertility Development

Region keywords:

OECD countries, World


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