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Intergenerational Transmission of Fertility Patterns

Booth, Alison; Lim (previously Kee), Hiau Joo


Recent studies by economists have focused on cultural transmission from the origin country rather than the origin family. Our paper extends this research by investigating how family-specific'cultural transmission' can affect fertility rates. Following Machado and Santos Silva [Journal of the American Statistical Association (2005) Vol. 100, p. 1226] and Miranda [Journal of Population Economics (2008) Vol. 21, p. 67], we estimate count data quantile regression models using the British Household...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0084.2008.00524.x


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