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The Future of American Fertility

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  • Samuel H. Preston
  • Caroline Sten Hartnett
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  • John B. Shoven, 2010. "Demography and the Economy," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number shov08-1.
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    1. Gauthier T. Kashalala and Steven F. Koch, 2014. "The Economic Approach to Fertility: A Causal Mediation Analysis," Working Papers 442, Economic Research Southern Africa.

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