Weisdorf, Jacob and Guzmán, Ricardo Andrés (2009): Product variety and the demand for children.
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Why does the rate of population growth decline in the face of economic growth? This study shows that growing product variety, along with more expensive children, induce a permanent reduction in the demand for children, and a continuous rise in income and consumption.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Product variety and the demand for children|
|Keywords:||Demographic transition; demand for children; product variety; Malthus|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J13 - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O10 - General
N - Economic History > N3 - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy > N30 - General, International, or Comparative
|Depositing User:||Ricardo Andrés Guzmán|
|Date Deposited:||24. Mar 2009 04:48|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 12:09|
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