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A micro-economic analysis of the determinants of fertility.

Authors
  • Makhlouf, H H
  • Farahat, A M
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Egyptian population and family planning review
Publication Date
Dec 01, 1985
Volume
19
Issue
2
Pages
54–68
Identifiers
PMID: 12315880
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

A microeconomic analysis of the concept of child value is presented, with a view toward understanding the determinants of fertility. A couple's expectations and perceptions about the resource requirements for childbearing are analyzed for their impact on family size decision-making.

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