Long-term economic consequences for women of delayed childbearing and reduced family size.

Abstract

Using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, this study explored the association among delayed childbearing, completed family size and several measures of the economic well-being of women age 60 and older in 1976. By retirement age women who bore their first child at age 30 or older are significantly better off economically than either average-age… (More)

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@article{Hofferth1984LongtermEC, title={Long-term economic consequences for women of delayed childbearing and reduced family size.}, author={Sandra L. Hofferth}, journal={Demography}, year={1984}, volume={21 2}, pages={141-55} }