The Division of Labor for Society's Reproduction: On the Concentration of Childbearing and Rearing in Austria

Lutz W (1986). The Division of Labor for Society's Reproduction: On the Concentration of Childbearing and Rearing in Austria. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-86-019

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Abstract

Using data from the birth history of the German-Austrian census of 1939 and recent Austrian sample surveys, changes in the distribution and concentration of fertility are analyzed from the beginning of the century up to completed parity distributions implied by current period fertility. The extent of concentration is described by Lorenz curves and "havehalf" statistics as well as by the difference between mothers' and children's mean family sizes. Generally, declining fertility was accompanied by increasing concentration while the baby boom period saw unprecedented low concentration. The labor of rearing children is even more concentrated than fertility, especially when men's participation in childcare is taken into account.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Working Paper)
Research Programs: World Population (POP)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:57
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2016 04:51
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/2840

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