DP531 New Evidence on the Fertility Transition in Ireland 1880-1911

Author(s): Cormac Ó Gráda
Publication Date: May 1991
Keyword(s): Fertility, Ireland, Population
JEL(s): 040, 044, 840
Programme Areas: Human Resources
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Recent analyses of Ireland's marital fertility transition based on the Princeton Ig and the Stanford CPA measures are reassessed. Revised county estimates of Ig are subjected to regression analysis, and added insight into CPA is offered by comparing Ireland with Scotland and applying the measure to three specially-constructed local data sets.