The Effects of Unemployment on Fertility : Evidence from England. / Aksoy, Cevat Giray.

In: The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 16, No. 2, 01.04.2016, p. 1123–1146.

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The Effects of Unemployment on Fertility : Evidence from England. / Aksoy, Cevat Giray.

In: The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 16, No. 2, 01.04.2016, p. 1123–1146.

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Aksoy, C. G. (2016). The Effects of Unemployment on Fertility: Evidence from England. The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 16(2), 1123–1146. https://doi.org/10.1515/bejeap-2014-0127

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Aksoy CG. The Effects of Unemployment on Fertility: Evidence from England. The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy. 2016 Apr 1;16(2):1123–1146. https://doi.org/10.1515/bejeap-2014-0127

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Aksoy, Cevat Giray. / The Effects of Unemployment on Fertility : Evidence from England. In: The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy. 2016 ; Vol. 16, No. 2. pp. 1123–1146.

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