Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/171195
Authors: 
Huang, Wei
Year of Publication: 
2017
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2017 [Issue:] 387
Abstract: 
The 20th century witnessed the birth of modern family planning and its effects on the fertility of hundreds of millions of couples around the world. In 1979, China formally initiated one of the world’s strictest family planning programs—the “one child policy.” Despite its obvious significance, the policy has been significantly understudied. Data limitations and a lack of detailed documentation have hindered researchers. However, it appears clear that the policy has affected China’s economy and society in ways that extend well beyond its fertility rate.
Subjects: 
one child policy
fertility
human capital
JEL: 
J1
J11
J13
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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