Family policies in the context of low fertility and social structure

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Thomas Fent ; Belinda Aparicio Diaz ; Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz (2013)
  • Publisher: Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), Vienna Institute of Demography (VID) Vienna
  • Journal: Demographic Research, volume 29, issue 37 November, pages 963-998 (issn: 1435-9871)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4054/DemRes.2013.29.37
  • Subject: Familienpolitik | HB848-3697 | low fertility | social networks | social structures | family policy | Soziales Netzwerk | Fertilität | social effects | Agentenbasierte Modellierung | agent-based computational demography, family policy, low fertility, social effects, social networks, social structures | agent-based computational demography | Demography. Population. Vital events | Theorie | Sozialstruktur
    • jel: jel:J1 | jel:Z0
      ddc: ddc:300

In this paper we investigate the effectiveness of family policies in the context of the structure of a society. We use an agent-based model to analyse the impact of policies on individual fertility decisions and on fertility at the aggregate level. The crucial features ... View more
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