Cover: Love and Life between the Censuses.

Love and Life between the Censuses.

Published 1971

by Marc Nerlove, T. P. Schultz

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A simultaneous equation model for various demographic economic behavior linked to the family formation process is described. It predicts fertility, regional migration, personal incomes, legal and consensual marriages, and women's participation in the labor force as jointly determined functions of death rates, industrial structure, education, and unemployment. The model is based on data obtained from contemporary census and vital statistics for 75 [municipios] of Puerto Rico. 19 pp.

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