Fertility is Higher in Countries Where More Women Are Employed According to Defacto Blog

Defacto Blog’s latest entry by Anna Lovasz (Hungarian Academy of Sciences) and Adam Zawadowski (CEU) concludes that while the success of family politicies is largely determined by a country’s institutional and cultural environment, the employment rates of women in a country have a significant effect on fertility.

Defacto is a bi-weekly economics blog created and maintained by professors Gabor Kezdi (University of Michigan), Peter Kondor (London School of Economics), Miklos Koren (CEU), Adam Szeidl (CEU), and Adam Zawadowski (CEU)