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The economic value of children and fertility behaviour

Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

The economic value of children and fertility behaviour

a cross-sectional analysis in Maharashtra

by Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

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Published by Family Planning Association of India in Bombay .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Children -- India

    • Edition Notes

      StatementShireen J. Jejeebhoy, Sumati Kulkarni.
      ContributionsKulakarṇī, Sumati Paṇḍita, 1931-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 90/60363 (H)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination142 p.
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2005516M
      LC Control Number90903701

      99 Value Change and Demographic Behaviour in the Czech Republic* LADISLAV RABUŠIC** School of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno Abstract: The deep structural changes witnessed in the Czech Republic in the past decade, that is, the establishment of a democratic political regime and market econ-Cited by: The global transformation in the number of children women bear has been one of the most remarkable changes in social behaviour in the twentieth century. The search for explanations of the causes in childbearing behaviour, and particularly in the values attached to children, remains a central research preoccupation of population scientists. This book explores the dimensions of values identified.

      Book Review: Population Policy and Reproduction in Singapore: Making Future citizens Monde Makiwane are relevant to understanding current fertility behaviour among their children are competitive and are likely to add value to their children as much as. Ageing Economics: Human Capital, Productivity and Fertility 7 responds positively and significantly to variations in parental income across households. Changes in fertility and schooling in Indian farm households, further supports a quality-quantity trade-off.

        1. Introduction. Human fertility is highly variable (figure 1). 1 The highest recorded fertility for any population in human history belongs to the Hutterites, a North American Anabaptist religious sect where, in the early twentieth century, married women managed a remarkable average of almost 11 children each [].This contrasts with recent fertility rates approaching just one child per women Cited by:   The onset of England and Wales’, indeed much of Europe’s, fertility transition has been dated by demographers to somewhere in the s (Figure 1) or a bit later (Chesnais, , table ).The decline in the total fertility rate (TFR) that we see in the upper panel of Figure 1 was accompanied by a decline in net fertility (lower panel).). Fertility did decline earlier in the nineteenth Cited by: 6.


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The economic value of children and fertility behaviour by Shireen J. Jejeebhoy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Caldwell's theory of wealth flows proposes that fertility behavior is rational decision-making by parents. The theory predicts that in high-fertility contexts, parental wealth is increased by having more children. In those contexts, children work at young ages (Caldwell, b) and care for elderly or sick parents in adulthood (Caldwell, ).

analyze fertility within a choice-theoretic framework: (1) Childbearing and child rearing are nonmarket activities in which there are few trans-action prices to provide information to the outside observer about the cost of children to suppliers or the value of children to suppliers.

Parents are both demanders and suppliers of by: from book Marriage and fertility behaviour in Japan: Economic status and value-orientation (pp) Chapter January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

tility, the economic value of the time of women is a major factor affecting fertility. I shall first present a brief economic perspective of the value of children and I shall then consider broadly the effects of the high price of human time on the number and quality of children and Cited by: VALUES AND DEMOGRAPHIC BEHAVIORThe use of values to explain demographic behavior, or change in behavior, has been controversial among demographers.

Some argue that individual behavior is driven by values. This position considers values to be an essential part of the micro-level processes that connect macro forces with individual action.

Thus behavior cannot adequately be explained without. The Value of Children (VOC) questionnaire has been widely used to measure the value of children, that is, the reasons for wanting to have a child and expected benefits from becoming a : Bernhard Nauck.

Abstract. This chapter is divided into two main parts. The first part of the chapter is dedicated to examining the influence of ideational factors on fertility behaviour; we will analyse the impact of childbirth on couples’ attitudes in the second part of the : Nobutaka Fukuda. desired number of children in Ireland was about 3, while the actual fertility rate in that country was slightly less than 2 children per woman.

Similarly, in Austria the ideal number of children was only about 2, yet the actual fertility rate was even lower at about (OECD a).Cited by:   This monograph examines the influence of ideational and socio-economic factors on Japanese marriage and fertility behaviour.

It also investigates the historical change in attitudes toward partnership and family in Japan, which, if current trends continue, can lead to population shrinkage and an asymmetrical age Edition: Softcover Reprint of The Original 1st Ed.

The book concludes that fertility behaviour is value-driven, but that fertility change is not necessarily driven by value change.

The values of most significance to fertility are more fundamental and general values, rather than explicit 'fertility values'. 3 The Economic Contribution of Minor Children. Wealth flows theory has been tested in several ways. Some tests are designed to determine if changes in the economic roles of children are associated with changes in fertility.

Several researchers have. Since his pioneering application of economic analysis to racial discrimination, Gary S. Becker has shown that an economic approach can provide a unified framework for understanding all human behavior. In a highly readable selection of essays Becker applies this approach to various aspects of human activity, including social interactions; crime and punishment; marriage, fertility, and the.

Downloadable. This paper intends to make a two-fold contribution to the literature. First, it studies a political economy model of family taxation using a household economics approach to behaviour; the nature of the winning policy is found to depend on whether i) the parents control their fertility or not, ii) they value their children or not.

Fertility is the natural capability to produce offspring. As a measure, fertility rate is the number of offspring born per mating pair, individual or population. Fertility differs from fecundity, which is defined as the potential for reproduction (influenced by gamete production, fertilization and carrying a pregnancy to term) [citation needed].A lack of fertility is infertility while a lack.

Get this from a library. A Study on the relationship between fertility behaviour and size, structure and functions of the family. Country report of Japan. [United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.;] -- ByJapan's crude birth rate had dropped to 13/ The possible causes of this new low fertility pattern include 1) an economic slowdown triggered by the.

Fertility factors are determinants of the number of children that an individual is likely to ity factors are mostly positive or negative correlations without certain causations. Factors generally associated with increased fertility include the intention to have children, very high gender equality, religiosity, inter-generational transmission of values, marriage and war, maternal.

Get this from a library. Report and papers of the Expert Group Meeting on Social and Psychological Aspects of Fertility Behaviour, Bangkok, June, [United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.;] -- Included in this report of the Expert Group Meeting convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, June.

Thereafter, the influence of economic and ideational factors on marriage behaviour will be examined, followed by an explanation of data and methods used in this analysis. Finally, we will examine the influence of marriage on attitudes towards partnership and family : Nobutaka Fukuda.

Author(s): Jejeebhoy,S J; Kulkarni,S Title(s): The economic value of children and fertility behaviour: a cross-sectional analysis in Maharashtra/ S.J. Jejeebhoy. Family economics applies economic concepts such as production, division of labor, distribution, and decision making to the study of the tries to explain outcomes unique to family—such as marriage, the decision to have children, fertility, polygamy, time devoted to domestic production, and dowry payments using economic analysis.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Read this article to learn about the influence of social and economic classes on consumer behaviour. Meaning and Definition of Social Class: Consumer behaviour is influenced by environment in which one lives. The decision process is affected by a number of factors such as culture, social class, personal influences, family, religion, region he [ ].Behaviour genetics: an unsuitable model for fertility theory Fertility Behaviour in Biodemographic Perspective ”.

The recommendations of the the economic viability of the family and, in some countries, on the sex of the child. For example, most western democracies have compulsory education. Wealth and Economic Development and their influences on fertility and mortality rates UWI Mona 10/22/ Economic development is a phenomenon that has been discussed, debated about over the years, however; a conclusive process has not been developed as to how it can be attained.

The main goal of economic development is improving the economic.