The poverty trap with high fertility rates
The aim of this paper is to clarify the causes of the poverty trap resulting from a negative correlation between income and fertility, in a manner that is consistent with the data across and within countries. This paper points out that a higher fertility rate is the cause of the poverty trap, because of its educational cost aspect.
Volume (Year): 9 (2003)
Issue (Month): 8 ()
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