Fertility and Well-Being

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Fertility Change in Urban and Rural Areas of the Developing World

Mathias Lerch, Andres Castro

We study urban and rural fertility trends over the course of the 20th century in developing countries to gain a deeper understanding of the future prospects of the completion of national fertility transitions.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Fertility Development

Region keywords:

Africa, America, Asia


Lerch, M.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2020-014. (2020)    
Lerch, M.:
Population and Development Review 45:2, 301–320. (2019)    
Lerch, M.:
PLoS One 14:7, e0219624–e0219624. (2019)    
Lerch, M.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2017-011. (2017)    
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