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Longitudinal Study: HILDA
Title: Fertility Choices of Australian Couples
Authors: Blacklow, P 
Institution: School of Economics and Finance, University of Tasmania
Publication Date: Jun-2006
Pages: 40
Keywords: family planning
child care
Abstract: This paper examines the demand and supply factors that effect how many children a couple will have. It estimates the wage over working women to use as the potential wage for all women to avoid missing data and wage endogeneity problems. It estimates the total number and probability of having a certain number of children using a range of variables capturing preferences and demand and supply economic variables and other variables. OLS, Poisson, multinomial Logit, and Sequential Logit are used to examine which factors are significant in effecting fertility choices.
ISBN: ISSN 1443-8593 ISBN 1 86295 361 9
Research collection: Reports and technical papers
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