Monthly Archives: July 2013

Can cash transfers increase fertility rates?

Most developed countries with relatively high fertility rates around replacement level (2,1 children per women), like France or the Nordic countries, have a comprehensive mix of different family policy instruments. The reason why these countries have been experiencing a re-increase … Continue reading

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The Impact of Family Policies on Fertility Trends in Developed Countries

A new article has been published in the European Journal of Population on fertility and family policies in Europe. Here is the abstract and the link to the article: Abstract We examine how strongly fertility trends respond to family policies … Continue reading

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Studie zur Familienpolitik: Ministerin Schröder zensiert Forschungsinstitute

Eine Studie zur Familienpolitik kam zu dem Ergebnis, dass etwa das Kindergeld nur wenig bewirkt – das passte offenbar der Familienministerin nicht. Beteiligte Forscher klagen, man sei gezwungen worden, die Darstellung der Ergebnisse zu ändern. Ein Text verschwand im Papierkorb. … Continue reading

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