Longer lives, fertility, and accumulation
Mateos-Planas, Xavier (2003) Longer lives, fertility, and accumulation. Economics Letters, 80, (2), 175-180. (doi:10.1016/S0165-1765(03)00088-0).
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In the neoclassical growth model with dynastic households, a reduction of mortality may lead to a steady-state with higher income and lower fertility and population growth rates. This requires that reductions in mortality have a sufficiently larger relative impact at younger ages.
|Keywords:||neoclassical growth model, fertility, mortality, demographic transition|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman|
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences > Economics
|Date Deposited:||16 May 2006|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:20|
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