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Health Infrastructure, Demographic Transition and Growth

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  • Ken-ichi Hashimoto
  • Ken Tabata

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Empirical studies show that the fertility rate (mortality rate) exhibits an inverted u-shaped dynamic in some countries, while it decreases monotonically in other countries. This paper formulates the concept of public health infrastructure and constructs a growth model that replicates various historically observed patterns of fertility and mortality rates. Copyright Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2005.

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Article provided by Wiley Blackwell in its journal Review of Development Economics.

Volume (Year): 9 (2005)
Issue (Month): 4 (November)
Pages: 549-562

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Handle: RePEc:bla:rdevec:v:9:y:2005:i:4:p:549-562

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  1. Daitoh, Ichiroh, 2010. "Productive consumption and population dynamics in an endogenous growth model: Demographic trends and human development aid in developing economies," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 34(4), pages 696-709, April.
  2. Pierre‐Richard Agénor & Kyriakos C. Neanidis, 2011. "The Allocation Of Public Expenditure And Economic Growth," Manchester School, University of Manchester, vol. 79(4), pages 899-931, 07.
  3. Pierre-Richard Agénor, 2006. "A Theory of Infrastructure-led Development," Centre for Growth and Business Cycle Research Discussion Paper Series 83, Economics, The Univeristy of Manchester.
  4. P R Agénor & K C Neanidis, 2006. "Corruption Clubs: The Allocation of Public Expenditure and Economic Growth," Centre for Growth and Business Cycle Research Discussion Paper Series 69, Economics, The Univeristy of Manchester.
  5. Agenor, Pierre-Richard & Moreno-Dodson, Blanca, 2006. "Public infrastructure and growth : new channels and policy implications," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4064, The World Bank.
  6. Rangan Gupta & Cobus Vermeulen, 2010. "Private and Public Health Expenditures in an Endogenous Growth Model with Inflation Targeting," Working Papers 201001, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics.
  7. Pierre-Richard Agénor, 2006. "A Theory of Infrastructure-led Development," The School of Economics Discussion Paper Series 0640, Economics, The University of Manchester.

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