Are Fertility Differentials Converging in Argentina and Brazil?

by Nicolás Sacco & Gabriel Borges

Using census data from Argentina and Brazil, in this post we summarize trends in fertility differentials by region, education and socio-occupational group in these countries, for the last decades, assessing the hypothesis of convergence. Results show no evidence that fertility consistently converges for all variables analyzed. There are important differences in the trends between the two countries and according to the variables for which the hypothesis is assessed. Sigue leyendo