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The Age at Menarche in Vienna: the Relationship between Nutrition and Fertility

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  • John Komlos

    () (The Institute of Economic History, Department of Economics, University of Munich)

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Finds a negative relationship between the onset of menarche and the age of first birth. Argues that better nourished girls experienced menarche earlier, and that can be a link between nutrition and fertility.

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  • John Komlos, "undated". "The Age at Menarche in Vienna: the Relationship between Nutrition and Fertility," Articles by John Komlos 29, Department of Economics, University of Munich.
  • Handle: RePEc:ehb:komart:29
    Note: Data has been deposited in ICPSR data archive, no. 06804.
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    Keywords

    nutrition; fertility;

    JEL classification:

    • J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
    • I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Behavior
    • N33 - Economic History - - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy - - - Europe: Pre-1913

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