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dc.contributor.author McElroy, M
dc.contributor.author Yang, DT
dc.coverage.spatial United States
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-09T15:22:59Z
dc.date.issued 2000
dc.identifier http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18478649
dc.identifier.citation Am Econ Rev, 2000, 90 (2), pp. 389 - 392
dc.identifier.issn 0002-8282
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/1733
dc.description.abstract For 20 years following 1949, average total fertility per woman in China hovered just above six children. The year 1970 marked the beginning of persistent fertility declines. By 1980, the rate had dropped to 2.75, and since 1992 it has remained under 2. While some of this transition can be accounted for by broad socioeconomic developments, the extent to which it is attributable to China's unique population policies remains controversial. This paper analyzes household data from the 1992 Household Economy and Fertility Survey (HEFS) to provide the first direct microeconomic empirical evidence on the efficacy of these policies.
dc.format.extent 389 - 392
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language eng
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Am Econ Rev
dc.subject China
dc.subject Family Planning Policy
dc.subject Female
dc.subject Fertility
dc.subject Government Programs
dc.subject Health Surveys
dc.subject History, 20th Century
dc.subject Humans
dc.subject Motivation
dc.subject Population Control
dc.subject Population Growth
dc.subject Socioeconomic Factors
dc.title Carrots and sticks: fertility effects of China's population policies.
dc.type Journal Article
dc.department Economics
pubs.author-url http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18478649
pubs.issue 2
pubs.organisational-group /Duke
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Sanford School of Public Policy
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Sanford School of Public Policy/Duke Population Research Institute
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Sanford School of Public Policy/Duke Population Research Institute/Duke Population Research Center
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences/Economics
pubs.publication-status Published
pubs.volume 90

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