A note on endogenous fertility, child allowances and poverty traps
AbstractThis study analyses how capital accumulation and fertility react to a child allowance policy in an overlapping generations model of growth with endogenous fertility. Multiple equilibria are shown to exist depending on the size of the child allowance.
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Volume (Year): 117 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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Child allowance; Endogenous fertility; OLG model; Poverty trap;
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- J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
- J18 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Public Policy
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