The changing relationship between family size and educational attainment over the course of socioeconomic development: Evidence from Indonesia

@article{Maralani2008TheCR,
  title={The changing relationship between family size and educational attainment over the course of socioeconomic development: Evidence from Indonesia},
  author={Vida Maralani},
  journal={Demography},
  year={2008},
  volume={45},
  pages={693-717}
}
Many studies from developed countries show a negative correlation between family size and children’s schooling, while results from developing countries show this association ranging from positive to neutral to negative, depending on the context. The body of evidence suggests that this relationship changes as a society develops, but this theory has been difficult to assess because the existing evidence requires comparisons across countries with different social structures and at different levels… CONTINUE READING
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