Fertility Control Early in Marriage in Ireland a Century Ago
Niall Duffy and
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No 1109, CEPR Discussion Papers from C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers
Data were extracted from the 1911 Irish manuscript census to study the regional variation in the extent and character of family limitation strategies in Ireland a century ago. Regression analysis of the data shows evidence of `spacing' in both urban and rural Ireland. Further analysis of the so-called `replacement' problem also produces results consistent with `spacing'.
Keywords: Family Planning; Ireland; Marital Fertility; Marriage (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J11 J12 J13 N33 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Journal Article: Fertility Control Early in Marriage in Ireland a Century Ago (1995)
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