Fertility and Well-Being

At a Glance Projects Publications Team

The projects of this laboratory are arranged in the following

Research Areas

Contemporary and Future Trends in Fertility


Decoding the Rollercoaster Fertility Age Project details
Family Formation in Comparative Perspective Project details
Shifts in the Fertility-Development Nexus at the Macro and Micro Level Project details
Comparing Age- and Parity-Specific Approaches to Project Cohort Fertility in Developing Countries with Defective Data Project details
Causal Inference Approaches to Fertility over the Life Course Project details
Improvement and Evaluation of Fertility Forecasts Project details

Costs and Gains of Postponing Parenthood


Parental Age at Birth and Period Trends Project details
Parental Age at the Time of Birth and Health Outcomes for Parents and Offspring Project details
The Long-Term Consequences of Sibling Group Structure Project details

Fertility and Well-Being in a Comparative Perspective


Fertility and Well-Being in a Comparative Perspective Project details

Fertility and Economic Uncertainty


Long-term Perspectives on Economic Crisis and Fertility Project details
Changes in Fertility and Marriage in Western Balkan Countries since 1980 Project details
Unemployment and Fertility – Structural Conditions vs. Short-term Variations Project details
The Couple Dimension of Economic Precariousness (Dissertation) Project details

A Comparative Perspective on Male Fertility Trends


Estimating Male Fertility from Vital Registration Data with Missing Values Project details
Analyzing Male Fertility: Towards a Comparative Approach Project details
The Evolution of Mean Paternal Age from 1900 to the Present Day – Are Today’s Fathers Really Older than Back in the Days? Project details

Innovative Perspectives on the Fertility Transition


Cohort Fertility Change in Urban and Rural Areas of the Developing World Project details
Fertility Transitions in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Parity-Progression Analysis Project details
Social and Spatial Distance in the Fertility Transition Project details
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