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Changes in gender role attitudes and fertility : a macro-level analysis

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dc.contributor.author Arpino, Bruno
dc.contributor.author Esping-Andersen, Gøsta, 1947-
dc.contributor.author Pessin, Léa
dc.date.accessioned 2014-07-08T10:58:55Z
dc.date.available 2014-07-08T10:58:55Z
dc.date.issued 2014-07-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/22621
dc.description.abstract This study explores whether changes in fertility rates are associated/nwith the diffusion of gender-equitable attitudes. We argue that any/npositive effect on fertility requires not only that the level of genderequitable/nattitudes must be high overall, but also that they are similar/nfor men and women. Our analyses are based on a sample of twentyseven/ncountries using data from the World Values Surveys and/nEuropean Values Studies. We find support for a U-shaped relationship/nbetween changes in gender role attitudes and fertility: an initial drop in/nfertility is observed as countries move from a traditional to a more/ngender symmetric model. Beyond a certain threshold, additional/nincreases in gender egalitarianism become positively associated with/nfertility. This non-linear relationship is moderated by the difference in/nattitudes between men and women: when there is more agreement,/nchanges are more rapid and the effect of gender egalitarian attitudes on/nfertility is stronger.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries DemoSoc working paper; 51
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dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/es/
dc.subject.other Dones -- Treball
dc.subject.other Homes -- Treball
dc.subject.other Igualtat entre els sexes
dc.subject.other Rol de pares
dc.subject.other Fertilitat humana
dc.title Changes in gender role attitudes and fertility : a macro-level analysis
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper
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