Swedish Fertility Swings and Public Expenditure for Children

Publication year: 2011

Thomas Lindh and Ying Hong

This paper studies whether Swedish fertility swings and variation in public expenditure for children are related events. Amongst the results, there are indications that the age group 25-29 is most sensitive to variations in public expenditure, and that school expenditure is negatively correlated to fertility while child care and child allowance is positively correlated.

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Publication year: 2011

Thomas Lindh and Ying Hong

This paper studies whether Swedish fertility swings and variation in public expenditure for children are related events. Amongst the results, there are indications that the age group 25-29 is most sensitive to variations in public expenditure, and that school expenditure is negatively correlated to fertility while child care and child allowance is positively correlated.

Download Working Paper 2011 no.2