Fertility and Well-Being

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Comparing Age- and Parity-Specific Approaches to Project Cohort Fertility in Developing Countries with Defective Data

Mathias Lerch

This project compares the accuracy of two approaches to project cohort fertility – by age and by the number of children already born (i.e., parity) – in six low-fertility developing countries spread across Africa, Asia, and Latin America.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Fertility Development

Region keywords:

Africa, America, Asia

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.