Completing incomplete cohort fertility schedules

@inproceedings{Cheng2010CompletingIC,
  title={Completing incomplete cohort fertility schedules},
  author={P. C. Roger Cheng and Eric S. Lin},
  year={2010}
}
This paper develops a simple age-period-cohort framework in completing incomplete cohort fertility schedules, and makes full use of 1917–2005 U.S. data to obtain robust outcomes. Empirically, we indicate that the period effect is the key to transforming a fertility level into a fertility schedule. Accompanied by the smoothed version of tempo-variance-adjusted total fertility rates proposed in Kohler and Philipov (2001), we approximate the cohort fertility schedules fairly well and the estimates… CONTINUE READING
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