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Effects of Ecocnomic Crisis on Marital Fertility in Turkey

Karatepe, Zakir Selim (2009)
Department of Economic History
Abstract
The relations between demographic indicators and economic business cycles have been proven many times for historical and modern populations. The results from these studies indicated clear connections for demography and economy. Absence of this study for Turkey motivated me to investigate this phenomenon from marital fertility aspect. The aim of the study is to analyze the clear marital fertility responses to economic crisis for different characteristics of individuals in different parts of Turkey. To apply this, micro demographic data is combined with macro economic data for event history analysis purpose. The results indicated that the relation between marital fertility and economic fluctuations occurs as expected for Turkey. Also, the... (More)
The relations between demographic indicators and economic business cycles have been proven many times for historical and modern populations. The results from these studies indicated clear connections for demography and economy. Absence of this study for Turkey motivated me to investigate this phenomenon from marital fertility aspect. The aim of the study is to analyze the clear marital fertility responses to economic crisis for different characteristics of individuals in different parts of Turkey. To apply this, micro demographic data is combined with macro economic data for event history analysis purpose. The results indicated that the relation between marital fertility and economic fluctuations occurs as expected for Turkey. Also, the results provided important knowledge about the marital fertility responses of specific characteristics individuals to economic fluctuations and social differences between regions of Turkey. (Less)
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author
Karatepe, Zakir Selim
supervisor
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year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Marital fertility; Economic Fluctuations; Micro approach; Turkey; Survival Analysis, Social and economic history, Ekonomisk och social historia
language
English
id
1436993
date added to LUP
2009-06-05 00:00:00
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2010-08-03 10:52:19
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  abstract     = {The relations between demographic indicators and economic business cycles have been proven many times for historical and modern populations. The results from these studies indicated clear connections for demography and economy. Absence of this study for Turkey motivated me to investigate this phenomenon from marital fertility aspect. The aim of the study is to analyze the clear marital fertility responses to economic crisis for different characteristics of individuals in different parts of Turkey. To apply this, micro demographic data is combined with macro economic data for event history analysis purpose. The results indicated that the relation between marital fertility and economic fluctuations occurs as expected for Turkey. Also, the results provided important knowledge about the marital fertility responses of specific characteristics individuals to economic fluctuations and social differences between regions of Turkey.},
  author       = {Karatepe, Zakir Selim},
  keyword      = {Marital fertility; Economic Fluctuations; Micro approach; Turkey; Survival Analysis,Social and economic history,Ekonomisk och social historia},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Effects of Ecocnomic Crisis on Marital Fertility in Turkey},
  year         = {2009},
}