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Interaction, Diffusion, and Fertility Transition in Costa Rica: Quantitative and Qualitative Evidence
This chapter examines the role played by diffusion through social interaction in the Costa Rican fertility transition. The literature about the causes of fertility transition has traditionally focused on the socio-economic ...
The causal role of reduced child mortality on contemporary fertility transitions
To what extent does reduced child mortality explain the fertility transition in developing countries? Is decreasing child mortality a prerequisite-a necessary condition-for decreasing fertility? May decreasing child mortality ...