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An Interpretation of the Economic Theory of Fertility: Promising Path or Blind Alley?

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  • Leibenstein, Harvey, 1974. "An Interpretation of the Economic Theory of Fertility: Promising Path or Blind Alley?," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 12(2), pages 457-479, June.
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    15. Farooq GM., 1980. "Household fertility decision-making in Nigeria," ILO Working Papers 992017083402676, International Labour Organization.
    16. Palivos, Theodore, 2001. "Social norms, fertility and economic development," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 25(12), pages 1919-1934, December.
    17. Singh, Deepti & Goli, Srinivas, 2013. "Familial Power Relations, Popularity of Female Sterilization and Fertility Decline in Andhra Pradesh: A Cultural Understanding," MPRA Paper 53613, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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