Journal Of The Econometric Society

An International Society for the Advancement of Economic
Theory in its Relation to Statistics and Mathematics

Edited by: Guido W. Imbens • Print ISSN: 0012-9682 • Online ISSN: 1468-0262

Econometrica: Jul, 1973, Volume 41, Issue 4

An Econometric Analysis of Fertility in Sweden, 1870-1965<633:AEAOFI>2.0.CO;2-U
p. 633-642

Maurice Wilkinson

The effect of economic constraints upon fertility are analyzed within the theory of household production and allocation of time. The interaction of individual components of family income and the direct economic costs of children are shown to have an increasingly large impact upon Swedish fertility as industrialization proceeds.

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