How do gender equality and perceived economic insecurity influence fertility intentions in Spain?

Head shot of Xiana Bueno and Mary Brinton

Gender equality is positively associated with fertility, whereas perceived economic uncertainty tends to contribute to lower fertility. Recent postdoc fellow Xiana Bueno and faculty member Mary Brinton have authored a paper published in Population Studies that explores what happens when these two different factors intersect in Spain.

Latin American women migrants with lower-level job and children at greater risk of becoming head of family household in Spain

Sociologist Xiana Bueno, PhD, a recent Harvard postdoctoral fellow, and her colleague have published a study in Journal of Family Issues that has found that certain Latin American women who migrated to Spain during the Great Recession were more likely to become head of their family household.