The Future of American Fertility
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This is a revised version of a paper presented at the National Bureau of Economic Research Conference on Demography and the Economy, Yountville Napa Valley, CA, April 11-12, 2008. This research was supported by a grant from the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) administered by NBER. The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of SSA. We are grateful to Hans-Peter Kohler for detailed comments and suggestions and to Frank Furstenberg, Gopi Shah Goda, Rob Mare, Philip Morgan, Kristin Harknett, and participants at the NBER conference for their comments on the paper. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.