The Fertility Transition Revisited: A Cohort Perspective

@inproceedings{Frejka2017TheFT,
  title={The Fertility Transition Revisited: A Cohort Perspective},
  author={Tom{\'a}s Frejka},
  year={2017}
}
  • T. Frejka
  • Published 8 August 2017
  • Economics, History
This paper deals with the fertility transition, one of the two essential components of the demographic transition. The analysis demonstrates that by applying the cohort perspective new insights are obtained about how the fertility transition unfolded. Within the overall framework of the fertility transition there were four distinct pathways of fertility trends. Combining these findings with those of other scholars shows that the demographic transition has not yet led to an equilibrium of… 

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