The Emergence of Countercyclical U.S. Fertility

Published in: American Economic Review, v. 69, no. 3, June 1979, p. 318-328

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 1979

by William Butz, Michael P. Ward

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This model emphasizes the distinction between male and female earnings and the distinction between families with employed wives and those without as they affect the fertility rate.

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