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Fertility decline in four Asian countries

Mason, Andrew

Fertility decline in four Asian countries

how important is economic development?

by Mason, Andrew

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Published by Women in International Development, Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. (202 International Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indonesia,
  • Japan,
  • Korea (South),
  • Thailand
    • Subjects:
    • Fertility, Human -- Indonesia -- Mathematical models.,
    • Fertility, Human -- Japan -- Mathematical models.,
    • Fertility, Human -- Korea (South) -- Mathematical models.,
    • Fertility, Human -- Thailand -- Mathematical models.,
    • Economic development -- Mathematical models.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 38-39.

      Statementby Andrew Mason, Daniel B. Suits, and Mathana Phananiramai.
      SeriesWorking paper / Women in International Development ;, #53, Working paper (Michigan State University. Office of Women in International Development) ;, #53.
      ContributionsSuits, Daniel Burbidge, 1918-, Mathana Phananiramai.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB1043.A3 M37 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2666310M
      LC Control Number85620945

      Brass and Juarez () provided similar results for four Southeast Asian countries. The same methods were applied to the Demographic and Health Survey data for 10 countries of sub-Saharan Africa (other than Kenya) for the present study (Botswana, Burundi, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo, Uganda, and Zimbabwe). Progress of Low Fertility in Japan and Other Asian Countries: A Theoretical Framework (Shigeki Matsuda) Employment and Marriage among Young Adults: Features of Japan and Asia Compared with Europe (Shigeki Matsuda) The gender wage gap in four Asian countries: Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan (Hirohisa Takenoshita)

      offer lessons for other high-fertility countries. The total fertility rate in Pakistan stood at an estimated over from the s to the lates, when the fertility rate started to decline rapidly until , when the decline seems to have stalled. Estimates of the cur-rent total fertility rate vary from to Yet it is actually the decline in family size and population growth that is the issue attracting greatest concern in many countries. This eye-opening book looks at demographic trends in Europe, North America, and Asia-areas that now have low fertility rates-and argues that there is an essential yet often neglectedpoliticaldimension to a full.

      Fertility is the natural capability to produce offspring. As a measure, fertility rate is the number of offspring born per mating pair, individual or population. Fertility differs from fecundity, which is defined as the potential for reproduction (influenced by gamete production, fertilization and carrying a pregnancy to term) [citation needed].A lack of fertility is infertility while a lack. 2 Explanations of Fertility Decline in Southeast Asian Countries. The postponement of marriage has contributed modestly to the temporal decline in fertility in several Southeast Asian countries, but the major component has been declines in marital fertility (Retherford and Cho , Hirschman and Guest a). Declines in marital fertility are.


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Fertility decline in four Asian countries by Mason, Andrew Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Fertility decline in four Asian countries: how important is economic development?. [Andrew Mason; Daniel B Suits; Mathana Phananiramai.] -- The purpose of this paper is to quantify the contribution of economic development to observed fertility decline, with specific reference to the recent experience of Indonesia, Japan, Korea, and.

Low‐fertility countries in Asia • 18 countries (out of 50) in Asia represented low‐ fertility countries (TFR of or lower during ‐ ). • ~ billion people in lived in File Size: 1MB. In the United States and other developed countries, fertility tends to drop during periods of economic decline. U.S.

fertility rates fell to low levels during the Great Depression (s), around the time of the s “oil shock,” and since the onset of the recent recession in (see Figure 1).

Fertility rates in the s and early s were much higher, but by the mids fertility rates had begun to drop again. By the s, they had declined to low levels, first in Central Europe, especially Germany, and in East Asia, initially in Japan, followed by the four “Asian Tigers” of South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

As may be seen in Table 1, six of the ten largest absolute declines in fertility for a two-decade period yet recorded in the postwar era (and by extension, we may suppose, ever to take place under orderly conditions in human history) have occurred in Muslim-majority four very largest of these absolute declines, furthermore, all happened in Muslim-majority countries — each of.

Total fertility rate (TFR) compares figures for the average number of children that would be born per woman if all women lived to the end of their childbearing years and bore children according to a given fertility rate at each age.

TFR is a more direct measure of the level of fertility than the crude birth rate, since it refers to births per. Fertility Decline in Developing Countries, An Annotated Bibliography (Bibliographies and Indexes in Geography) [Agyei-Mensah, Samuel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Fertility Decline in Developing Countries, An Annotated Bibliography (Bibliographies and Indexes in Geography)Author: Samuel Agyei-Mensah. fertility declines fairly rapidly and tends to continue doing so; 3) the pace of decline decelerates as countries reach the later stages of the transition.

In this set of countries the annual Cited by: 2. Explanations of Fertility Decline in Southeast Asian Countries. The postponement of marriage has contributed modestly to the temporal decline in fertility in several Southeast Asian countries, but the major component has been declines in marital fertility (Retherford and.

This report surveys fertility trends in Asia since the mids, focusing on 24 countries that together account for billion, or 56 percent, of the world's popu­ lation. Asian fertility has declined overall by 39 percent, or 62 percent of the decline necessary for reaching the population-replacement level of.

Fertility Decline in Asia: Opportunities and Challenges Bhakta Gubhaju 1. INTRODUCTION* During the past half century, the world has witnessed a remarkable decline in total fertility rates from a high level of 5 children per woman in the period to in the period While the fertility transition was already well underFile Size: KB.

Near-global fertility decline began in the s, and from the s an increasing number of European countries and some Asian ones achieved very low fertility (total fertility below ) with. challenges facing Asian countries that have made the demographic transition from high to IOW fertility.

This issue con- tinucs the discussion by surveying the fertility situation in four countries and ex. amining their policy responses. THE DEBATE Throughout the region, national leaders and policymakers are increasingly con.

2 General Fertility Trends. The workshop began with a review of fertility trends in the sub-Saharan region and their consequences. The presentations highlighted the uniqueness of the African fertility transitions, the variability of the trends between the countries in the region, and the possible consequences of these trends for the region.

raising fertility, the three East Asian countries have been implementing a wide range of pronatalist policies and programs, but have had only limited success so far (Retherford and Ogawa ; Ogawa et al.

In Asia as a whole, Japan was the first country to experience a steep fertility decline. The phenomenon of low fertility has been widely observed in developed countries, and the birthrate in Asian countries is among the lowest in the world. Although these countries have implemented measures to counter the falling birthrate, the expected effect has not yet been achieved.

Moreover, Asia has seen a rapid decrease in the number of. The Causes of the Asian Fertility Decline: Macro and Micro Approaches Article in Asian Population Studies 1(1) March with 17 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

This book focuses on the relations among family, education, and employment systems in Asian countries, proposes that these three systems and their interrelations are powerful factors causing the low birthrate in Asia, and addresses necessary countermeasures for the declining birthrate in Asia.

Inan influential book titled Population growth and economic development in low‐income countries: a case study of India's prospects by demographer Ansley J. Coale and economist Edgar M.

Hoover argued that economic development in Asian countries was constrained by high levels of fertility (Coale & Hoover ). At the time a large Author: Peter McDonald. Hirschman, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2 Explanations of Fertility Decline in Southeast Asian Countries.

The postponement of marriage has contributed modestly to the temporal decline in fertility in several Southeast Asian countries, but the major component has been declines in marital fertility (Retherford and ChoHirschman and Guest a). Asia's recent fertility decline and prospects for future demographic change Ronald Freedman This report surveys fertility trends in Asia since the mids,focusing on 24 countries thattogether account for billion, or56 percent, ofthe world'spopu­ lation.

Asian fertility has declined overall by .After the demographic transition: policy responses to low fertility in four Asian countries.

Greenspan A. PIP: In the low fertility countries of South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, and Thailand, policy-makers are concerned about the consequences of low growth.

In South Korea, a family planning (FP) program was instituted in the early s, and Cited by: 5.Fertility Decline and Policy Development in Japan Toru Suzuki Abstract Japan’s TFR in waswhich is “lowest-low” fertility, i.e. having a TFR of or less. It seems to be impossible for cohorts born after to achieve the complete fertility of their predecessors.

The delay in childbearing was accelerated again after