Fertility and Well-Being

At a Glance Projects Publications Team

Research areas and projects of this laboratory are as follows

Research Areas

Contemporary and Future Trends in Fertility


Shifts in the Fertility–Development Nexus at the Macro and Micro Level Project details
Causal Inference Approaches to Fertility Over the Life Course Project details
Family Formation in Comparative Perspective Project details
Socioeconomic Differentials in Fertility and Family Formation Processes Project details
Psychological Factors and Family Formation Processes (Dissertation) Project details

The Intersection of Health and Fertility


Costs and Gains of Postponing Parenthood Project details
Consequences of Sibling Group Structure Project details
Medically Assisted Reproduction Project details
The Influence of Health and Cognition on Fertility Project details

Fertility and Uncertainty


COVID-19 and Family Project details
The Couple Dimension of Economic Precariousness (Dissertation) Project details

Innovative Perspectives on the Fertility Transition


Leveraging Micro-Level Computational Models to Advance Fertility Forecasting Project details
Analyzing Male Fertility: Toward a Comparative Approach Project details
Union–Fertility Nexus and Fertility Variation in Sub-Saharan Africa (Dissertation) Project details
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