Education, labor force participation and changing fertility patterns: a study of women and socioeconomic change in twentieth century Sweden
This book deals with women and socioeconomic change in twentieth century Sweden. The main focus is on how women's education and labor force participation have affected fertility over time. Although many perceive Sweden as a country where men and women hav
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Fertility decline and fertility variation in twentieth
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analysis behavior birth cohort Boys Girls Boys business cycle career orientation cent chapter child childbearing childbirth childcare cohorts of women course program decreased demand for female demographic division of labor early economic structural change educa educational attainment educational choice educational segregation employment factors female labor force female-dominated fertility change fertility decline fertility variations fields of study force participation rates gender differences gender division gender equality gender roles Girls Boys Girls Goldscheider groups higher education Hoem household important income effect indicate industry labor force participation Labor Force Survey labor market leaving home mainly male mothers occupational segregation p-value parental home parental leave period fertility population post-war Sweden public sector rational ref.cat reform science and technology secondary school social Source Statistics Sweden Swedish welfare Swedish women Table theoretical theory tion total fertility rate twentieth century Sweden upper secondary whereas women born Women Men Women workers young