More schooling , more children : Compulsory schooling reforms and fertility in Europe

@inproceedings{Schneeweis2011MoreS,
  title={More schooling , more children : Compulsory schooling reforms and fertility in Europe},
  author={Nicole Schneeweis},
  year={2011}
}
More Schooling, More Children: Compulsory Schooling Reforms and Fertility in Europe We study the relationship between education and fertility, exploiting compulsory schooling reforms in Europe as source of exogenous variation in education. Using data from 8 European countries, we assess the causal effect of education on the number of biological kids and the incidence of childlessness. We find that more education causes a substantial decrease in childlessness and an increase in the average… CONTINUE READING

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