Population growth, society, and culture: an inventory of cross-culturally tested causal hypotheses

HRAF Press New Haven, CT Published In Pages: 126
By Sipes, Richard G.


Equality of women with men will be negatively associated with Population Growth Rate (PGR) (60).


Equality of women with men measured as a composite of 8 different variables, including consultation with women by men, role of women in councils, property ownership and commerce activity by women, women's option for first-marriage and termination decisions, women's freedom of movement, and equality of sexes in sex regulations.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
GammaNot Supportedp = 0.34gamma = -0.08UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Equality of Women With MenIndependentGender Status