The engine of fertility influencedby interbirth employment?
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The decline in fertility is often related to the increased labor force participation among married women. This article discusses the relationship between fertility and employment by using a dynamic methodology of life-course analysis based on time series data. An important question in the article is whether the probability of having a child is influenced by employment. We emphasize the probability of a second birth, however we also give some attention to the third birth.