Short paper

The Effects of Family Policy in the Former GDR on Nuptiality and Births Outside Marriage

Anne Salles  By the same author


Though the long-term impact of family policies on fertility is a subject of heated debate, there is no lack of evidence concerning their effects – often rapid – on the decisions made by families, who adapt their behaviour in accordance with government measures. The former GDR, where the government implemented an active family policy over a clearly delimited period, from the 1970s up to (…)