Fertility and Well-Being

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A Spatial Approach to European Fertility Trends (Dissertation)

Nicholas Campisi, Mikko Myrskylä, Mathias Lerch, Hill Kulu (University of St Andrews, United Kingdom), Sebastian Klüsener (Federal Institute for Population Research, Wiesbaden, Germany), Julia Mikolai

This PhD project contributes to gaining a deeper understanding of how space influences the fertility of individuals. The aim is to investigate how proximity to other individuals or belonging to a political region influences an individual’s decision on having offspring.  Detailed Description


Campisi, N.; Kulu, H.; Mikolai, J.; Klüsener, S.; Myrskylä, M.:
Population, Space and Place 26:4, e2308–e2308. (2020)    
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