Patterns underlying fertility schedules: A decomposition by both age and marriage duration.

@article{Page1977PatternsUF,
  title={Patterns underlying fertility schedules: A decomposition by both age and marriage duration.},
  author={Holly Page},
  journal={Population studies},
  year={1977},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={85-106}
}
Summary Model fertility schedules based on the proportions married and the age pattern of marital fertility are unsatisfactory to the extent that marital fertility does not depend on age alone but also on other factors. Most notably, models based just on age fail to allow for differences between populations in their composition by marriage duration. Examination of the major series of fertility rates specific by both age and duration of marriage (Sweden 1911-70, England and Wales, 1941-70… CONTINUE READING

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