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Perceptions of job instability and the prospects of parenthood. A comparison between Eastern and Western Germany
This article contributes to the ongoing debate on the economic determinants of fertility behavior by addressing the role of job insecurity in couples' intentions concerning parenthood and its timing. It starts from the hypothesis that cultural values moderate individuals' reactions to job insecurity and the way in which it is related to family formation. With a systematic thematic content analysis of a set of semi-structured interviews with childless men and women around the age of thirty indoi:10.4054/mpidr-wp-2006-017 fatcat:mkmwzcvgdncsvldzy74rpfxwta