Fertility and Well-Being

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Psychological Factors and Family Formation Processes (Dissertation)

Steffen Peters (MPIDR / Stockholm University, Sweden), Kieron Barclay (MPIDR / Stockholm University, Sweden), Mikko Myrskylä; in Collaboration with Gunnar Andersson (Stockholm University, Sweden)

Family formation processes (such as fertility, marital behavior, and partnership formation) represent one key element of demographic behavior over the life course. This PhD project sheds light on these processes by focusing on individual psychological factors.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Family Behavior, Fertility Development, Psychology

Region keywords:

Finland, Germany, Sweden


Peters, S.; Barclay, K. J.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2022-009. (2022)    
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