Research Reports - Bargaining versus Neoclassical Model of Fertility in the Philippines


The differences between the bargaining model and the neoclassical model of fertility behavior, although few, have implications for  policy that range from proper identification of policy interventions, targeting of interventions, and predicting fertility outcomes to make population programs more effective. Consequently,  interventions must focus on tailor fitting policies and programs according to the varying environmental settings of communities or regions and developing intersectoral approaches to curb population growth.