Labour income taxation, child rearing policies and fertility
AbstractWe examine how subsidy policies to support child-rearing affect the fertility rate in a textbook general equilibrium overlapping generations model extended to account for endogenous fertility decisions of individuals. It is shown the counter-intuitive result that increasing the child grant may actually reduce the long-run fertility rate.
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Volume (Year): 10 (2007)
Issue (Month): 20 ()
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