Session 43:
Economics of Fertility

Thursday, May 3
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Continental Parlor 8-9
Ballroom Level

Chair: Theodore Joyce, Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY) and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Discussant: Phillip Levine, Wellesley College
Discussant: Grant Miller, Stanford University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

  1. Who Has a Baby in Uncertain Economic Times? Evidence from Russia’s Labor Market Transition after CommunismPenka Kovacheva, Princeton University

  2. House Prices and Birth Rates: The Impact of the Real Estate Market on the Decision to Have a BabyLisa J. Dettling, University of Maryland; Melissa S. Kearney, University of Maryland

  3. The Impact of Unemployment on Fertility TimingSigne Hald Andersen, Rockwool Foundation Research Unit, Denmark; Berkay Ozcan, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

  4. Fertility Regulation in an Economic CrisisChristopher McKelvey, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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