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Completing the fertility transition in the developing world: The role of educational differences and fertility preferences
This study summarizes patterns of educational differentials in wanted and unwanted fertility at different stages of the fertility transition based on data from DHS surveys in 57 less developed countries. As the transition proceeds, educational differentials in wanted fertility tend to decline and differentials in unwanted fertility tend to rise. An assessment of fertility patterns in more and less developed countries with low fertility concludes that these differentials are likely to remaindoi:10.1080/0032472032000137835 pmid:14602532 fatcat:zwnebu3ljbbk7oendrcuz4zzzu