Determinants of Fertility in Norway
AbstractThis paper investigates the determinants of fertility in Norway. More emphasis is paid on identifying the factors affecting the third birth rate and timing of first birth. Female's education is found to be a significant determinant of fertility. The effect of eduction level is negative on the timing of first birth whereas the risk of third birth is higher among higher educated women.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of Bergen in its series Norway; Department of Economics, University of Bergen with number 1400.
Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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Postal: Department of Economics, University of Bergen Fosswinckels Gate 6. N-5007 Bergen, Norway
Web page: http://www.uib.no/econ/
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BIRTH ; MODELS ; FERTILITY RATE;
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- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
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