Advances in development reverse fertility declines

@article{Myrskyl2009AdvancesID,
  title={Advances in development reverse fertility declines},
  author={Mikko Myrskyl{\"a} and Hans-Peter Kohler and Francesco C. Billari},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2009},
  volume={460},
  pages={741-743}
}
During the twentieth century, the global population has gone through unprecedented increases in economic and social development that coincided with substantial declines in human fertility and population growth rates. The negative association of fertility with economic and social development has therefore become one of the most solidly established and generally accepted empirical regularities in the social sciences. As a result of this close connection between development and fertility decline… Expand

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