Volume 32 - Article 23 | Pages 691-722 Author has provided data and code for replicating results Article has associated letter

On the age-specific correlation between fertility and female employment: Heterogeneity over space and time in OECD countries

By Uta Brehm, Henriette Engelhardt

 

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17 March 2015 | Response Letter

On the critique of association, aggregation and paradoxes in the age-specific and country-heterogeneous association between fertility and female employment

by Uta Brehm

In his response to our article on the age-specific and country-heterogeneous association between fertility and female employment, Rense Nieuwenhuis (2015) rightly elaborates on some critical points of analyzing time-series cross-sectional macro-level data in pooled models. Specifically, he [...]

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13 March 2015 | Response Letter

Association, Aggregation, and Paradoxes: On the Positive Correlation Between Fertility and Women's Employment

by Rense Nieuwenhuis

Brehm and Engelhardt (2015) revisited the cross-country correlation be- tween total fertility rates (TFR) and female labour force participation rates (FLFP), that turned from negative to positive after 1985. They contribute an important analysis by age groups. However, the pre-1985 negative [...]

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