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An Economic Interpretation of the Decline in Fertiliiy in a Rapidly Developing Country: Consequences of Development and Family Planning

In: Population and Economic Change in Developing Countries

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  • T. Paul Schultz, 1980. "An Economic Interpretation of the Decline in Fertiliiy in a Rapidly Developing Country: Consequences of Development and Family Planning," NBER Chapters, in: Population and Economic Change in Developing Countries, pages 209-288, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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