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Longer lives, fertility, and accumulation

Mateos-Planas, Xavier (2003) Longer lives, fertility, and accumulation Economics Letters, 80, (2), pp. 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.

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Published date: 2003
Keywords: neoclassical growth model, fertility, mortality, demographic transition


Local EPrints ID: 33454
ISSN: 0165-1765
PURE UUID: 6696d680-89e9-48d9-bebd-76449b40ff5e

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Date deposited: 16 May 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:52

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Author: Xavier Mateos-Planas

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