The Millennium Bub
8 Pages Posted: 25 May 2006
Date Written: May 25, 2006
How much do non-medical factors affect the timing of conceptions, births and deaths? To test this, we estimate the effect of the millennium on conceptions, births and deaths. With a highly flexible empirical specification, we find large and significant increases in conceptions and births, and suggestive evidence of an effect on deaths.
Keywords: conceptions, births, deaths, timing, millennium
JEL Classification: I12, J13
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