Reproductive Decision-Making: A Milestone, and the Road Ahead

  • Dimiter PhilipovEmail author
  • Jane E. Klobas
  • Aart C. Liefbroer


This chapter provides an overview of the main achievements of the REPRO project as reported in this volume and in other related publications by members of the REPRO team. It also considers limitations and discusses opportunities for future research that arise and are still to be addressed. Last but not least the chapter discusses the relevance of the REPRO approach for drawing policy implications.


Behavioural Control Family Policy Fertility Intention Reproductive Decision Childbearing Intention 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimiter Philipov
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Jane E. Klobas
    • 3
    • 4
  • Aart C. Liefbroer
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
  1. 1.Vienna Institute of DemographyViennaAustria
  2. 2.Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital (OEAW-VID, IIASA, WU)ViennaAustria
  3. 3.Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics, Centre for Arts, Science and KnowledgeBocconi UniversityMilanItaly
  4. 4.Murdoch UniversityPerthAustralia
  5. 5.Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic InstituteThe HagueThe Netherlands
  6. 6.University Medical Center GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  7. 7.VU University AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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