Ortiz, Ávila & Devolder, Daniel. (2016). Length of the studies in family formation in Mexico & Spain, in European Population Conference.
Currently, women in developed countries, as well as in some developing countries, form their families increasingly late. The educational expansion and the time they spend studying have been mentioned as the main factors that explain these changes in the calendar of events related to the family formation.The first results show that the impact that duration since completion of education has on family formation patterns is greater in Mexico than in Spain given that, as we have been able to confirm, Mexican women go through a smaller interval of wait between the completion of their studies and the occurrence of the first union and first maternity than Spanish women