Fertility and Well-Being


Shifts in the Fertility-Development Nexus at the Macro and Micro Level

Sebastian Klüsener, Pekka Martikainen, Aiva Jasilioniene, Mikko Myrskylä, Mathias Lerch, Jonathan Fox, Michaela Kreyenfeld, Jessica Nisén; in Collaboration with Hans-Peter Kohler (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA), Francesco C. Billari (University of Oxford, United Kingdom / Bocconi University, Milan, Italy), Jonas Wood (University of Antwerp, Belgium), Karel Neels (University of Antwerp, Belgium), Gunnar Andersson (Stockholm University, Sweden), Ben Wilson (Stockholm University, Sweden), Lars Dommermuth (Statistics Norway, Oslo, Norway), Trude Lappegård (University of Oslo, Norway), Hill Kulu (University of St Andrews, United Kingdom), Ruben Van Gaelen (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands), Diego R. Farinas (Spanish National Research Council, Madrid, Spain), Francisco Viciana (Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalusia, Spain)

There is increasing evidence of substantial shifts in how the human development of populations and the socioeconomic status of individuals are related to fertility in highly developed parts of the world. This project aims to identify the determinants of these shifts.Detailed description

Research keywords: Fertility Development

Region keywords: OECD countries; World


Wood, J.; Klüsener, S.; Neels, K.; Myrskylä, M.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2017-014. (2017).
Klüsener, S.; Dribe, M.; Scalone, F.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2016-009. (2016).