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An Interpretation of the Economic Theory of Fertility: Promising Path or Blind Alley?


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  • Leibenstein, Harvey
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    Article provided by American Economic Association in its journal Journal of Economic Literature.

    Volume (Year): 12 (1974)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 457-79

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    Handle: RePEc:aea:jeclit:v:12:y:1974:i:2:p:457-79

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    1. Karen Mason & V. Palan, 1981. "Female employment and fertility in peninsular Malaysia: The maternal role incompatibility hypothesis reconsidered," Demography, Springer, Springer, vol. 18(4), pages 549-575, November.
    2. Bernhard Nauck, 2014. "Value of Children and the social production of welfare," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, vol. 30(66), pages 1793-1824, June.
    3. James Cramer, 1979. "Employment trends ofyoung mothers and the opportunity cost of babies in the United States," Demography, Springer, Springer, vol. 16(2), pages 177-197, May.
    4. Singh, Deepti & Goli, Srinivas, 2013. "Familial Power Relations, Popularity of Female Sterilization and Fertility Decline in Andhra Pradesh: A Cultural Understanding," MPRA Paper 53613, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Macunovich, Diane J., 1998. "Race and relative income/price of time effects on U.S. fertility," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 365-400.
    6. Paolo Melindi Ghidi, 2005. "A Model for Determining Consumption and Social Assistance Demand in Uncertainty Conditions," Rivista di Politica Economica, SIPI Spa, SIPI Spa, vol. 95(6), pages 167-198, November-.
    7. Frini, Olfa & Muller, Christophe, 2012. "Demographic transition, education and economic growth in Tunisia," Economic Systems, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 36(3), pages 351-371.
    8. Marc Nerlove & Assaf Razin, 1979. "Child Spacing and Numbers: An Empirical Analysis," Discussion Papers, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science 371, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science.
    9. Richard Bagozzi & M. Loo, 1978. "Toward a general theory of fertility: A causal modeling approach," Demography, Springer, Springer, vol. 15(3), pages 301-320, August.
    10. Martin Werding, 2014. "Children are costly, but raising them may pay," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, vol. 30(8), pages 253-276, January.
    11. Palivos, Theodore, 2001. "Social norms, fertility and economic development," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 25(12), pages 1919-1934, December.


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