Comparative Advantage, International Trade, and Fertility

The paper associated with this dataset analyzes theoretically and empirically the impact of comparative advantage in international trade on fertility. It builds a model in which industries differ in the extent to which they use female relative to male labor and countries are characterized by Ricardian comparative advantage in either female labor or male labor intensive goods.
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    Time series

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  • Topic

    Gender, Health, Trade

  • Update Frequency

    No further updates planned

  • Contact Details

    Quy-Toan Do (

  • Access Options

    Bulk download

  • Coverage

    1960 - 2005