Below replacement fertility preferences in Shanghai.

  title={Below replacement fertility preferences in Shanghai.},
  author={M. Giovanna Merli and S. P. Morgan},
  volume={66 3-4},
China has joined the group of low-fertility countries; it has a TFR somewhere in the range of 1.4 to 1.6. Much speculation about China's future fertility depends on whether individual's fertility intentions and preferences are much higher than the state's fertility goals. If so, then a relaxation of family planning restrictions could lead to a substantial fertility increase. We directly ask a probability sample of Shanghai registered residents and migrants whether a policy relaxation would lead… CONTINUE READING