A Comparative Study of Costa Rica and Mexico

  • Andras Uthoff
  • Gerardo González
Part of the The Macmillan Series of ILO Studies book series (ILOS)


Why, when and how fertility rates will begin to decline in the Third World countries, and how quickly this final stage of demographic transition will come about, are unknown quantities of outstanding worldwide significance, from both the scientific and political points of view. Hence, in-depth studies of the countries which in recent years have shown a marked reduction in their rates of population growth will be useful for attaining a global understanding of these complex processes and acquiring knowledge for formulation of more efficacious population policies, designed to induce and regulate demographic transition.


Marital Status Married Woman Mexico City Work Participation Population Share 
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  • Andras Uthoff
  • Gerardo González

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