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The Impact of College Education on Fertility: Evidence for Heterogeneous Effects

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  • Jennie Brand & Dwight Davis, 2011. "The Impact of College Education on Fertility: Evidence for Heterogeneous Effects," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 48(3), pages 863-887, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:48:y:2011:i:3:p:863-887
    DOI: 10.1007/s13524-011-0034-3
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