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Table 1 Three fertility strategies adopted by parents

From: Does the number of children matter to the happiness of their parents?

First strategy Second strategy Third strategy
To give birth to more children To emphasize children’s education Optimal child-rearing
Quantity of children Average years of schooling Lowest years of schooling Highest years of schooling
Number of sons Average years of schooling of sons Lowest years of schooling of sons Highest years of schooling of sons
Number of daughters Average years of schooling of daughters Lowest years of schooling of daughters Highest years of schooling of daughters