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A study on the change of total fertility rate in regional level : An analysis using the panel data

  • Journal of The Korea Society of Computer and Information
  • Abbr : JKSCI
  • 2021, 26(5), pp.77-86
  • DOI : 10.9708/jksci.2021.26.05.077
  • Publisher : The Korean Society Of Computer And Information
  • Research Area : Engineering > Computer Science
  • Received : April 6, 2021
  • Accepted : May 3, 2021
  • Published : May 31, 2021

Dokyun Kim 1

1제주대학교

Accredited

ABSTRACT

This study aims at exploring the change of the total fertility rate(TFR) in regional level and analysing what different effects the local labor market and housing market have on the change of TFR. Previous studies have emphasized that the job and housing issues of the youth are structural factors on the decline of TFR. However, considering that youth problem is variant in local level, the relationship of job and housing issues with TFR could be different in local level. This study analyses what effects the situation of local labor market and housing market have on the TFR from 2012 to 2018 in regional level. The result is that the employment and housing factors have different effects on capital areas and non-capital areas. While the high cost of housing has negative effects on TFR in capital areas, it has rather positive effects in non-capital areas. However, labor market variables have statistically insignificant effects on TFR.

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This paper was written with support from the National Research Foundation of Korea.