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Demographic Factors of Fertility Change

  • Noriko O. TsuyaEmail author
  • Minja Kim Choe
  • Feng Wang
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Population Studies book series (BRIEFSPOPULAT)

Abstract

Demographically, and within the social settings of the three East Asian countries under study where out-of-wedlock childbearing is rare, fertility changes are explained primarily by two demographic factors: changes in the age pattern of marriage among women at reproductive ages and changes in fertility within marriage.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EconomicsKeio UniversityMinato-kuJapan
  2. 2.East-West CenterHonoluluUSA
  3. 3.Department of SociologyUniversity of California, IrvineIrvineUSA

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