Research report 2008 - Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

Spatial Analysis of the Fertility Behavior in Germany in Past and Present: Integrating sociological, geographical and historical research approaches

Klüsener, Sebastian; Goldstein, Joshua

Bevölkerung und Politik (James Vaupel)
MPI für demografische Forschung, Rostock

Historische Demografie (Joshua Goldstein)
MPI für demografische Forschung, Rostock

In many European states, fertility and marriage behavior have undergone significant changes over the last decades. In the wake of such processes, new demographic behavioral patterns evolve in some regions earlier or more strongly so than in others. An analysis of the spatial origins of these changes and their development over space and time provides new insights into the underlying factors.

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