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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fertility, Human -- Brazil

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 235-241.

StatementThomas W. Merrick, Elza Berquo.
SeriesReport / Committee on Population and Demograny -- no. 23, Report (National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Population and Demography) -- no. 23
ContributionsBerquó, Elza.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB3563 M36 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 241 p. :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19014935M

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1. Author(s): Merrick,T W; Berquo,E Title(s): The determinants of Brazil's recent rapid decline in fertility/ T.W. Merrick, E. Berquo. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Academy Press, Description: p. The recent sharp decline in fertility in Brazil: economic boom, social inequality and baby bust. Brazil has experienced a rapid demographic transition, going from an estimated TFR of children per woman in to in (IBGE ). Adolescent Fertility Behavior: Trends And Determinants in Northeastern Brazil By Neeru Gupta and Iúri da Costa Leite B razil has experienced rapid fertility decline over the last few decades, de-spite the lack of formal government support for family planning. The nation-al total fertility rate (TFR) dropped from to lifetime births per.

Brazil's rapid fertility decline occurred during a period of extraordinarily intense social change, which encompassed times of both rapid economic growth and economic crisis. Because of the dramatic fertility decline in Brazil in the age groups of and , specially in , and the violation of the stable population assumption, I conclude that the Brass method should no longer be used when estimating the official TFR in the country. Adolescent Fertility Behavior: Trends And Determinants in Northeastern Brazil By Neeru Gupta and Iúri da Costa Leite B razil has experienced rapid fertility decline over the last few decades, de-spite the lack of formal government support for family planning. The nation-al total fertility rate (TFR) dropped from to lifetime births per woman be-. PSC Research Report No. 9 This paper analyzes the role of increased schooling, especially for women, in the onset and subsequent pace of Brazil's rapid fertility decline. The authors begin by documenting several important changes in the distribution of education in Brazil in recent decades. First, there has been a substantial increase in the mean level of education for both men and .