Short Paper

Women’s Employment and Fertility in Latin America

A review of the question

Ingrid Schockaert  By the same author


This short paper presents a systematic comparison of Latin American studies on the relationship between women’s employment and fertility. Though the link between the two is often considered to be negative, in urban areas especially, several authors have drawn attention to the diverging results obtained in empirical studies (Davidson, 1977; Garcia and de Oliveira, 1989; Youssef, 1982). We will (…)