Fertility and Well-Being

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

Jessica Nisén (MPIDR / University of Helsinki, Finland), Aiva Jasilioniene, Mikko Myrskylä, Mathias Lerch; in Collaboration with Sebastian Klüsener, Pekka Martikainen (University of Helsinki, Germany), Hans-Peter Kohler (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA), Francesco C. Billari (University of Oxford, United Kingdom / Bocconi University, Milan, Italy), Jonathan Fox (Free University of Berlin, Germany), Jonas Wood, Karel Neels (both: University of Antwerp, Belgium), Michaela Kreyenfeld (Hertie School of Governance GmbH, Berlin, Germany), Gunnar Andersson, Ben Wilson (both: Stockholm University, Sweden), Lars Dommermuth (Statistics Norway, Oslo, Norway), Trude Lappegård (University of Oslo, Norway), Hill Kulu (University of St Andrews, United Kingdom), Ruben Van Gaelen (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands), Diego R. Farinas (Spanish National Research Council, Madrid, Spain), Francisco Viciana (Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalusia, Spain), Vladislava Stankuniene (Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania), Laurent Toulemon (Institut National d'Etudes Demographiques, France), Bernhard Riederer (Vienna Institute of Demography, Austria)

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

Research Keywords:

Fertility Development

Region keywords:

OECD countries, World


Wood, J.; Klüsener, S.; Neels, K.; Myrskylä, M.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2017-014. (2017)
Klüsener, S.; Dribe, M.; Scalone, F.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2016-009. (2016)
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