Essays in labor economics

  title={Essays in labor economics},
  author={Tiffany Chou},
Author(s): Chou, Tiffany | Abstract: This dissertation consists of three unrelated papers in labor economics. The first chapter documents the role of norms, both cultural and religious, in the fertility decisions of second-generation women in the US. Using two cohorts of immigrants (1970 and 2000s), I find that fertility declines among second-generation immigrants in the US are highly correlated with contemporaneous falls in total fertility rates (TFR) in Europe, implying that changes in the… CONTINUE READING


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