Accession Number:

AD0751811

Title:

The Effectiveness of Population Policies: Alternative Methods of Statistical Inference,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

49.0

Abstract:

The paper explores the implications of alternative statistical models for evaluating the effects of family planning. The objective is to estimate these models with data for Taiwan to determine their practical usefulness. The author claims that simultaneous-equations techniques are needed if one is to obtain a proper understanding of the effects of population policies on reproductive behavior.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE