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Determinantes de la fecundidad en el Ecuador
[Determinants of fertility in Ecuador]

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  • Llerena, Freddy

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This paper examines the determinants of Total Fertility Rate in Ecuador on the basis of ENDEMAIN 2004. We find empirical evidence suggests that women who have information about childbirth and pregnancy, contraceptive use, have higher levels of education and work, are more likely to have fewer children. It is evident from the analysis that in Ecuador, the total fertility rate also depends positively on infant mortality.

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  • Llerena, Freddy, 2012. "Determinantes de la fecundidad en el Ecuador
    [Determinants of fertility in Ecuador]
    ," MPRA Paper 39887, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Feb 2012.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:39887
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    Keywords

    Paridad incompleta; fecundidad; modelos de conteo; micro simulaciones;

    JEL classification:

    • J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
    • J14 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of the Elderly; Economics of the Handicapped; Non-Labor Market Discrimination
    • I00 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - General - - - General
    • C25 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models; Discrete Regressors; Proportions; Probabilities

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