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Real options and demographic decisions

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  • Iyer, Sriya
  • Velu, Chander

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Development Economics.

Volume (Year): 80 (2006)
Issue (Month): 1 (June)
Pages: 39-58

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Handle: RePEc:eee:deveco:v:80:y:2006:i:1:p:39-58

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  1. L. Guarcello & I. Kovrova & F. C. Rosati, 2008. "Child labour as a response to shocks: evidence from Cambodian villages," UCW Working Paper 37, Understanding Children's Work (UCW Programme).
  2. Mun Lai, 2012. "When having many children pays: a case study from Taiwan," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 25(1), pages 323-348, January.
  3. Iyer, S. & Weeks, M., 2009. "Social Interactions, Ethnicity and Fertility in Kenya," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 0903, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  4. Asphjell, Magne K. & Hensvik, Lena & Nilsson, J. Peter, 2013. "Businesses, Buddies, and Babies: Fertility and Social Interactions at Work," Working Paper Series, Center for Labor Studies 2013:8, Uppsala University, Department of Economics.

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