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“Fertility effect” or “supporting effect?”—Quantity of children and parental health

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  • Guodong Chen

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  • Xiaoyan Lei

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Frontiers of Economics in China.

    Volume (Year): 4 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 601-616

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    Keywords: quantity of children; fertility effect; supporting effect; parental health; J13; J14; I10; 子女数量; 生育效应; 支持效应; 父母健康;

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