Corpus ID: 11850599

Contraceptive Access and Fertility: The Impact of Supply-Side Interventions

  title={Contraceptive Access and Fertility: The Impact of Supply-Side Interventions},
  author={Nava Ashraf and Erica M. Field and Jessica Leight},
Declining fertility in both the developed and developing world has led to large and potentially welfare-enhancing changes in women’s labor supply, education and investment in children in recent decades. However, it has been widely noted that the pace of this decline has stalled even while access to contraception has continued to expand, raising the question of whether increasing access to contraception is sufficient to lead to declining fertility. This paper provides evidence about the… Expand
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