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The Historical Fertility Transition: A Guide for Economists

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  • Guinnane, Timothy W.

    (Yale University)

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The historical fertility transition is the process by which much of Europe and North

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Paper provided by Yale University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 84.

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