Peers effects on a fertility decision : an application for Medellín, Colombia

This paper addresses the estimation of peer group effects on a fertility decision. The peer group is composed of neighbors with similar socio-demographic characteristics. In order to deal with the endogeneity problem associated to the estimation of neighb

Detalles Bibliográficos
Autor Principal: Morales-Zurita, Leonardo Fabio
Formato: Documento de trabajo (Working Paper)
Lenguaje:Español (Spanish)
Publicado: Banco de la República 2013
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Acceso en línea:http://repositorio.banrep.gov.co/handle/20.500.12134/5917
Descripción
Sumario:This paper addresses the estimation of peer group effects on a fertility decision. The peer group is composed of neighbors with similar socio-demographic characteristics. In order to deal with the endogeneity problem associated to the estimation of neighb