Cover: The Emergence of Countercyclical U.S. Fertility

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 1979

by William Butz, Michael P. Ward

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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