The aim of the project is to analyse the social and economic dimensions of demographic change through the study of spatial heterogeneity of fertility in South India (200 m. inhabitants), a region in the developing world where fertility decline has been extremely rapid in the last twenty years.
consists in a combined statistical and spatial study of fertility differentials
at different scales, using computerized Census data supplemented with
fieldwork primary data.
The project's feasibility rests on the following dimensions:
Its relevance derives from the following:
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