The main objective of this study is to analyze the effect of
income distribution on the fertility of Korean women.
For the analysis. a simple model is derived from the
mainstream approach which is bases on consumer demand
theory. A partial sample form the 1981 Social Indicators Survey
of 26,500 Koran households is used toe test the significance of
the effect of fertility of the level and the distribution of
The next chapter describes the data and methodology,
Chapter Ⅲ analyzes the effect of income on fertility using
individual data. Chapter Ⅳ analyzed the effect of income
distribution on fertility using grouped data. The results are
summarized in Chapter Ⅴ.