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Trading Quantity for Quality: Explaining the Decline in American Fertility in the Nineteenth Century

Jenny Bourne Wahl

Chapter in NBER book Strategic Factors in Nineteenth Century American Economic History: A Volume to Honor Robert W. Fogel (1992), Claudia Goldin and Hugh Rockoff, editors (p. 375 - 397)
Conference held March 1-3, 1991
Published in January 1992 by University of Chicago Press
© 1992 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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