EWC Analysis About Low Fertility

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Policy Response to Low Fertility in China: Too Little, Too Late?
by Wang Feng
AsiaPacific Issues, no. 130, April 2017

Low Fertility, Institutions, and their Policies: Variations Across Industrialized Countries
edited by Ronald R. Rindfuss and Minja Kim Choe
2016

Low and Lower Fertility: Variations across Developed Countries
edited by Ronald R. Rindfuss and Minja Kim Choe
2015

Policy Briefs prepared for United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Policy Responses to Low Fertility – New York, 2-3 November 2015 (Policy Brief)

  1. Cross-cutting Issues and Policies in Countries Experiencing Low Fertility
  2. Fertility in Australia Has Remained Steady Despite Policy Swings
  3. Fertility, Family Change and Policy Adjustments in Austria
  4. Regional Variations in Fertility Trends and Policies in Canada
  5. Below-replacement Fertility in China: Policy Response is Long Overdue
  6. Fertility, Family Change and Policy Adjustments in the Czech Republic
  7. The Influence of Family Policies on Fertility in France
  8. Can Hong Kong Escape the “Low-fertility Trap”?
  9. Persistence of Low Fertility in a Changing Policy Environment in Hungary
  10. Low Fertility, Social Rigidity and Government Policies in Italy
  11. Government Response to Low Fertility in Japan
  12. How Has the Netherlands Managed to Sustain Near-replacement Fertility?
  13. Not So Low Fertility in Norway – A Result of Affluence, Liberal Values, Gender-equality Ideals and the Welfare State
  14. Can the Republic of Korea Afford Continuing Very Low Fertility?
  15. Do Pro-fertility Policies in Singapore Offer a Model for Other Low-fertility Countries in Asia?
  16. The Policy Context of Persistent Very Low Fertility in Spain
  17. Can Pro-Natalist Policies Reverse the Fertility Decline in Taiwan Province of China?
  18. Institutional and Policy Context for Fertility Trends in the United Kingdom
  19. What Accounts for Near Replacement-level Fertility in the United States?

Lowest-Low Fertility in the Republic of Korea: Variations by Locality, 2000-2010
by Minja Kim Choe, and Hyung-Seog Kim
In Asia-Pacific Population Journal 29(2): 5-24 (2014)

Policy Concerns of Low Fertility for Military Planning in South Korea
by Elizabeth Hervey Stephen
AsiaPacific Issues, no. 102, November 2011

Effects of Population Policy and Economic Reform on the Trend in Fertility in Guangdong Province, China, 1975-2005
by Jiajian Chen, Robert D. Retherford, Minja Kim Choe, and Li Xiru
In Population Studies 64(1): 43-60 (2010)

Very Low Fertility in Asia: Is There a Problem? Can It Be Solved?
by Sidney B. Westley, Minja Kim Choe, and Robert D. Retherford
AsiaPacific Issues, no. 94, May 2010

The Institutional Context of Low Fertility
by Larry Bumpass, Ronald R. Rindfuss, Minja Kim Choe, and Noriko O. Tsuya
In Asian Population Studies 5(3): 215-35 (2009)

Province-level Variation in the Achievement of Below-replacement Fertility in China
by Jiajian Chen, Robert D. Retherford, Minja Kim Choe, Li Xiru, and Hu Ying
In Asian Population Studies 5(3): 309-28 (2009)

The Contribution of Education to South Korea’s Fertility Decline to “Lowest-low level”
by Minja Kim Choe and Robert D. Retherford
In Asian Population Studies 5(3): 267-88 (2009)

How Does Son Preference Affect Populations in Asia?
by Sidney B. Westley and Minja Kim Choe
AsiaPacific Issues, no. 84, September 2007

Fertility Decline in South Korea: Forty Years of Policy-behavior Dialogue
by Minja Kim Choe and Kyung-Ae Park
In Korea Journal of Population Studies 29(2): 1-26 (2006)

Can China Afford to Continue Its One-Child Policy?
by Wang Feng
AsiaPacific Issues, no. 77, March 2005

Factors Associated with Low Fertility in South Korea and Policy Implications (in Korean)
by Minja Kim Choe and Seung Kwon Kim
In Seung Kwon Kim, ed., Study on the development of population policies and programs in responses to low fertility, 147-67 (2003)

The Changing Institutional Context of Low Fertility
by Ronald R. Rindfuss, Karen Benjamin Guzzo, and S. Philip Morgan
In Population Research and Policy Review 22(5-6): 411-38 (2003)

Fertility and Family Planning
by Robert D. Retherford and Sidney B. Westley
In The Future of Population in Asia (2002)
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