Baby Boom or Bust? Changing Fertility in Post-Communist Czech Republic and Slovakia
AbstractUsing micro-data from 1984 and 1993 in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, this paper estimates a dynamic stock adjustment model, relating observed drops in fertility post-Communism to new wages, prices, and risks. Earnings influence total demand for children during Communism through substitution effects for women's earnings and income effects for men's.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Yale - Economic Growth Center in its series Papers with number 769.
Length: 40 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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FERTILITY ; COMMUNISM;
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- J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
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