Yamamura, Eiji and Antonio R, Andrés (2011): Trust and Fertility: Evidence from OECD countries.
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Using panel data for 24 (OECD) countries during the period 1980–2004 this study examines how social trust affects fertility. The major finding through the random effects approach is that the social trust increases the fertility rate. A 1% rise in the trust rate leads to an increase in fertility by 0.01 points. The results presented here suggest that in developed countries, trust underlies the desirable circumstances for child rearing.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Trust and Fertility: Evidence from OECD countries|
|Keywords:||Trust, fertility, OECD, inequality, female labor participation.|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J13 - Fertility ; Family Planning ; Child Care ; Children ; Youth
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics ; Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology > Z13 - Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology ; Social and Economic Stratification
|Depositing User:||eiji yamamura|
|Date Deposited:||08. Apr 2011 00:51|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 14:48|
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