ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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, Economic Condition and Fertility

The standard of living or economic status data are not always sufficient to understand the complex mechanism of fertility change. A number of other social factors directly and indirectly influence couples' decisions on family size. Statewise analysis of data shows that only in Punjab is there the expected negative association between living standard and fertility change.

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