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Rural income, generating programs and fertility limitation: evidence from a microdemographics study in Nepal

Publication Abstract

Axinn, William. 1992. "Rural income, generating programs and fertility limitation: evidence from a microdemographics study in Nepal." Rural Sociology, 57(3): 396-413.

Participation in rural development programs that organize members into local cooperatives can change the decision-making environment facing couples to reflect negative consequences of having children. Data from Nepal is used to test the effects of participation in a development program on fertility behavior.

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