Guzmán, Ricardo Andrés and Weisdorf, Jacob Louis (2009): Product variety and the second demographic transition.
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Why does the rate of population growth decline in the face of economic growth? We show that growing product variety may 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 second demographic transition|
|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, Innovation, 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:||08. Dec 2009 23:40|
|Last Modified:||17. Feb 2013 04:54|
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