First-generation effects on second-generation fertility

@article{Porath2011FirstgenerationEO,
  title={First-generation effects on second-generation fertility},
  author={Yoram Ben Porath},
  journal={Demography},
  year={2011},
  volume={12},
  pages={397-405}
}
The number of children born to the second generation is shown to be inversely related to tbe predicted income of the first generation (father’s father) and to the number of siblings in the second generation. This is true even when second-generation characteristics are taken account of. This long-term effect may be the result of parental influences on the… CONTINUE READING