Sample records for FERTILITAET (fertility)
from WorldWideScience.org

Sample records 1 - 20 shown. Select sample records:



1

The German petite bourgeoisie and the decline of fertility some statistical evidence from the late 19th and early 20th centuries

Spree, Reinhard

In dem Beitrag werden einige Daten über Unterschiede in der Fruchtbarkeit beim deutschen Kleinbürgertum und die langfristigen Veränderungen vom Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts bis zu den 30er Jahren dieses Jahrhunderts dargestellt. Nach der Charakterisierung der rückgängigen Tendenz der säkularen Fruchtba...

DRIVER (German)

3

Worldliness and Fertility Control: Cultural Attributes of Contraceptive Users among Rural Bangladeshi Women

Al-Sabir, A.; Simons, J.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on the Comparative Analysis of Fertility
1999-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

4

World war 2, missing men, and out-of-wedlock childbearing

Kvasnicka, Michael; Bethmann, Dirk

Based on county-level census data for the German state of Bavaria in 1939 and 1946, we use World War II as a natural experiment to study the effects of sex ratio changes on out-of-wedlock fertility. Our findings show that war-induced shortfalls of men to women significantly increased the nonmarital ...

DRIVER (German)

5

World War II, Missing Men, and Out-of-wedlock Childbearing

Kvasnicka, Michael; Bethmann, Dirk

Based on county-level census data for the German state of Bavaria in 1939 and 1946, we use World War II as a natural experiment to study the effects of sex ratio changes on out-of-wedlock fertility. Our findings show that war-induced shortfalls of men to women significantly increased the nonmarital ...

DRIVER (German)

6

Why we should all care about social institutions related to gender inequality

Branisa, Boris; Klasen, Stephan; Ziegler, Maria

Institutions are a major factor explaining development outcomes. This study focuses on social institutions related to gender inequality understood as long-lasting norms, values and codes of conduct that shape gender roles, and presents evidence on why they matter for development. We derive hypothese...

DRIVER (German)

7

Vergleich der Fertilität im deutschen Hochadel ab 1600 mit der "Natural Fertility"

Schröter, Wilko

'Der Artikel vergleicht die Fertilität des deutschen Hochadels vom 17. bis zum 19. Jahrhundert mit der 'natürlichen Fertilität' mit Hilfe der Fertilitätsmodelle von Espenshade, Coale & Trussell und Page. Es wurden alle 7.292 möglichen Fälle erhoben und in drei Kohorten unterteilt. Die Annahme eines ...

DRIVER (German)

9

Variations in Fertility in India and Indonesia

Alam, I.; Leete, R.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on Comparative Analysis of Fertility and Family Planning
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

14

Traditional Families and Fertility Decline: Lessons from Australia's Southern Europeans

Santow, G.; Bracher, M. D.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on the Comparative Analysis of Fertility
1999-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

17

The impact of a large parental leave benefit reform on the timing of birth around the day of Implementation

Tamm, Marcus

The introduction of the German parental leave benefit (Elterngeld) applied to all children born on January 1st, 2007 or later. The new Elterngeld considerably changed the amount of transfers to families during the first two years postpartum. We show that the incentives created by using a cut-off dat...

DRIVER (German)

27

The Role of Government Planning in Thailand's Fertility Decline

Robinson, W. C.; Rachapaetayakom, J.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on Comparative Analysis of Fertility and Family Planning
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

28

The Quantitative Role of Child Care for Female Labor Force Participation and Fertility

Bick, Alexander

Consistent with facts for a cross-section of OECD countries, I document that the labor force participation rate of West German mothers with children aged zero to two exceeds the corresponding child care enrollment rate whereas the opposite is true for mothers with children aged three to mandatory sc...

DRIVER (German)

29

The Output Cost of Gender Discrimination: A Model-Based Macroeconomic Estimate

Cavalcanti, Tiago V. de V.; Tavares, Jose

Gender-based discrimination is a pervasive and costly phenomenon. To a greater or lesser extent, all economies present a gender wage gap, associated with lower female labor force participation rates and higher fertility. This paper presents a growth model where saving, fertility and labor market par...

DRIVER (German)

30

The Kallikrein-Related Peptidases hK2 and PSA with Emphasis on Genetic Variation, Secretion, and Sperm Motility

Sävblom, Charlotta

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and human glandular kallikrein 2 (hK2) are secreted by the prostate into seminal plasma and through leakage into blood. This leakage increases rapidly in prostate disease, and PSA is used worldwide as a marker of prostate cancer. PSA is activated in vitro by hK2, and ...

DRIVER (German)

31

The Fertility Transition Around the World - 1950-2005

Strulik, Holger; Vollmer, Sebastian

In this paper we analyze the distribution of fertility rates across the world using parametric mixture models. We demonstrate the existence of twin peaks and the division of the world's countries in two distinct components: a high-fertility regime and a low fertility regime. Whereas the significance...

DRIVER (German)

32

The Cultural Significance of Western Fertility Trends in the 1980s

Simons, J.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on the Comparative Analysis of Fertility
1999-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

33

The Asian Fertility Revolution: Its Implications for Transition Theories

Caldwell, J. C.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on Comparative Analysis of Fertility and Family Planning
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

34

Television, Telenovelas, and Fertility Change in North-East Brazil

Faria, V. E.; Potter, J. E.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on the Comparative Analysis of Fertility
1999-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

38

Strategies to replenish soil fertility in African smallholder agriculture

Buresh, R. J.; Giller, K. E.; Soil Fertility Network for Maize-Based Cropping Systems in Malawi and Zimbabwe
1998-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

40

Soil fertility evaluation and management by smallholder farmer communities in northern Tanzania

Mowo, J.G.; Janssen, B.H.; Oenema, O.; German, L.A.; Mrema, J.P.; Shemdoe, R.S.

The objective of this paper is to compare soil fertility evaluation based on experience and knowledge of smallholder farmer communities with the evaluation by scientists based on soil analysis and model calculations. The role of the smallholder farmer community in soil fertility evaluation and manag...

DRIVER (German)

41

Social Networks and the Diffusion of Fertility Control in the Republic of Korea

Montgomery, M. R.; Chung, W.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on the Comparative Analysis of Fertility
1999-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

42

Similarities in the Fertility Transition in China and Three Other East Asian Populations

Coale, A. J.; Freedman, R.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on Comparative Analysis of Fertility and Family Planning
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

44

Research on soil fertility in Southern Africa: Ten awkward questions

Harrington, L.; Grace, P.; Soil Fertility Network for Maize-Based Cropping Systems in Malawi and Zimbabwe
1998-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

45

Reproductive efficiency of female German Angora Rabbits under Indian sub-temperate climatic conditions.

Kumar, D.; Singh, U.; Bhatt, R.S.; Risam, K.S.

The influence of season, parity, age and weight of doe at service on the reproductive efficiency of female German Angora rabbits has been studied. Nulliparous German Angora rabbits of 4 - 5 months of age were imported from Germany in August, 1997 and reared under standard management practices. They ...

DRIVER (German)

46

Religious Values, Dependencies, and Fertility: Evidence and Implications from Israel

Goldscheider, C.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on the Comparative Analysis of Fertility
1999-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

47

Religious Values and Fertility Decline: Catholics and Lutherans in Alsace, 1750-1870

McQuillan, K.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on the Comparative Analysis of Fertility
1999-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

49

Regulation of human fertility: a 20th century success

Baird, D. T.; Society for the Study of Fertility; British Andrology Society
2000-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

50

Regional Differentials in China's Fertility Transition

Peng, X.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on Comparative Analysis of Fertility and Family Planning
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

51

Recent Reforms in French and German Family Policies: Similar challenges, different responses

Fagnani, Jeanne; Math, Antoine

This article investigates whether the recent reforms introduced in the family policies of both France and Germany are leading the two countries towards some measure of convergence. Germany has favoured dramatic changes, especially a new parental leave allowance, while France, for its part, has chose...

DRIVER (German)

55

Preservation of fertility in nature and ART

Gosden, R. G.; Society for the Study of Fertility; British Andrology Society
2000-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

57

Pauses in Fertility Trends in Sri Lanka and the Philippines?

Alam, I.; Leete, R.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on Comparative Analysis of Fertility and Family Planning
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

64

Mass Communications and Fertility

Westoff, C. F.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on the Comparative Analysis of Fertility
1999-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

70

Interaction, Diffusion, and Fertility Transition in Costa Rica: Quantitative and Qualitative Evidence

Rosero-Bixby, L.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on the Comparative Analysis of Fertility
1999-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

73

Immigrant fertility in West Germany: is there a socialization effect in transitions to second and third births?

Milewski, Nadja

In this paper on immigrant fertility in West Germany, we estimate the transition rates to second and third births, using intensity-regression models. The data come from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study. We distinguish women of the first and the second immigrant generations originating from Turk...

DRIVER (German)

75

Höhere Geburtenraten in Deutschland: die Rolle des Systems frühkindlicher Bildung und Betreuung

Funcke, Antje

One of the main future tasks of our society is to slow down demographic change. Therefore, an important aim of German policy is to implement a fertility-friendly family policy. This paper studies the role of early childhood education and care within such a family policy. At first, fertility behaviou...

DRIVER (German)

76

Human capital and fertility in Germany after 1990: Evidence from a multi-spell model

Sunder, Marco

We analyze the timing of birth of the first three children based on German panel data (GSOEP) within a hazard rate framework. A random effects estimator is used to accommodate correlation across spells. We consider the role of human capital - approximated by a Mincer-type regression - and its gender...

DRIVER (German)

77

Human Capital and Fertility in Germany after 1990: Evidence from a Multi-Spell Model

Sunder, Marco

We analyze the timing of birth of the first three children based on German panel data (GSOEP) within a hazard rate framework. A random effects estimator is used to accommodate correlation across spells. We consider the role of human capital - approximated by a Mincer-type regression - and its gender...

DRIVER (German)

78

High Fertility in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Pakistan: Motives Vs. Means

Shah, I. H.; Cleland, J. G.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on Comparative Analysis of Fertility and Family Planning
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

81

Giant macrophage-like cells in ovarian endometriomas

Mukhtar, D. D. Y.; Stewart, I. J.; Society for the Study of Fertility
1999-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

82

Genetic correlations among body condition score, yield and fertility in multiparous cows using random regression models

Bastin, Catherine; Gillon, Alain; Massart, Xavier; Bertozzi, Carlo; Vanderick, Sylvie; Gengler, Nicolas

DRIVER (German)

83

Gender-specific effects of unemployment on family formation: a cross-national perspective

Schmitt, Christian

This paper investigates the impact of unemployment on the propensity to start a family. Unemployment is accompanied by bad occupational prospects and impending economic deprivation, placing the well-being of a future family at risk. I analyze unemployment at the intersection of state-dependence and ...

DRIVER (German)

86

Fertility Transition of Similar Cultural Groups in Different Countries

Leete, R.; Alam, I.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on Comparative Analysis of Fertility and Family Planning
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

87

Fertility Transition in Asia: The Statistical Evidence

Rele, J. R.; Alam, I.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on Comparative Analysis of Fertility and Family Planning
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

88

Fertility Transition Hypotheses

McDonald, P.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on Comparative Analysis of Fertility and Family Planning
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

89

Fertility Assimilation of Immigrants: Evidence from Count Data Models

Mayer, Jochen; Riphahn, Regina T.

This study applies count data estimation techniques to investigate the fertility adjustment of immigrants in the destination country. Data on completed fertility are taken from the 1996 wave of the German Socioeconomic Panel (GSOEP). While the economic literature stresses the role of prices and inco...

DRIVER (German)

90

Fairness and Fertility: The Meaning of Son Preference in Morocco

Obermeyer, C. M.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on the Comparative Analysis of Fertility
1999-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

91

Exploring Socio-cultural Explanations of Fertility Transition in South Korea

Kown, T.-H.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on Comparative Analysis of Fertility and Family Planning
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

95

Employment of Mothers After Childbirth: French-German Comparison

Weber, Andrea Maria; Lauer, Charlotte

This paper compares the work attachment of French and German women after childbirth. Both fertility and employment of mothers are higher in France than in Germany. Since the sample of mothers deciding on employment after a child is born might not be representative for all women, we take account of s...

DRIVER (German)

96

Employment of Mothers After Childbirth : A French-German Comparison

Lauer, Charlotte; Weber, Andrea Maria

This paper compares the work attachment of French and German women after childbirth. Both fertility and employment of mothers are higher in France than in Germany. Since the sample of mothers deciding on employment after a child is born might not be representative for all women, we take account of s...

DRIVER (German)

106

Developing more practical fertility management recommendations

Rohrbach, D. D.; Soil Fertility Network for Maize-Based Cropping Systems in Malawi and Zimbabwe
1998-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

108

Detecting deliberate fertility control in pre-transitional populations: evidence from six German villages, 1766–1863

Dribe, Martin; Scalone, Francesco

This article deals with the possible existence of deliberate fertility control before the fertility transition. The timing of the fertility response to economic stress, as measured by fluctuations in grain prices, is used as a measure of deliberate, but non-parity specific, control. Birth histories ...

DRIVER (German)

110

Der Kinderwunsch von Kinderlosen

Ruckdeschel, Kerstin

'Mit den Daten der deutschen Population Policy Acceptance Study (PPAS) von 2003 wird der Kinderwunsch von Kinderlosen, sowie mögliche Gründe gegen eigene Kinder untersucht. Dabei stellen vor allem individuelle Werthaltungen ein entscheidendes Differenzierungskriterium zwischen Kinderlosen mit und oh...

DRIVER (German)

111

Cultural Perspectives on West African Fertility Change

Benefo, K. D.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on the Comparative Analysis of Fertility
1999-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

112

Contrasting Fertility Trends among Ethnic Groups in Malaysia

Leete, R.; Tan Boon Ann; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on Comparative Analysis of Fertility and Family Planning
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

113

Consequences of Rapid Fertility Decline for Old-age Security

Jones, G. W.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on Comparative Analysis of Fertility and Family Planning
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

114

Consequences of Fertility Transition in Asia

Leete, R.; Alam, I.; International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Committee on Comparative Analysis of Fertility and Family Planning
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

116

Chemical footprints as cues to foraging bumblebees and pollination ecologists

Witjes, Sebastian

Many plant species are known to emit species-specific floral scents to attract or guide pollinators, thereby ensuring cross pollination. In combination with visual traits, pollinators use these cues to localize floral resources and to specialize on the most rewarding plant species. To complicate mat...

DRIVER (German)

119

Can child care policy encourage employment and fertility? Evidence from a structural model

Haan, Peter; Wrohlich, Katharina

In this paper we develop a structural model of female employment and fertility which accounts for intertemporal feedback effects between the two outcomes. We identify the effect of financial incentives on the employment and fertility decision by exploiting variation in the tax and transfer system wh...

DRIVER (German)

122

Biomass production by legume green manures on exhausted soils in Malawi: A Soil Fertility Network trial

Kumwenda, J. D. T.; Gilbert, R.; Soil Fertility Network for Maize-Based Cropping Systems in Malawi and Zimbabwe
1998-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

123

Bargaining over Fertility in Rural Ethiopia

Seebens, Holger

The results of the Demographic Health Survey (DHS) reveal that women in Ethiopia prefer fewer children than men, which can be explained by the greater costs that women have to incur from pregnancy, delivery and care for children. In view of differing preferences it is yet not clear which factors det...

DRIVER (German)

130

A review of research on cattle manure as a soil fertility amendment in Zimbabwe: Some perspectives

Mugwira, L. M.; Murwira, H. K.; Soil Fertility Network for Maize-Based Cropping Systems in Malawi and Zimbabwe
1998-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)