A model of endogenous divorce and endogenous fertility
This paper examines the interaction between decisions on divorce and fertility. The analysis generates two major implications. Firstly, it complements the existing literature on endogenous fertility to explain why population growth and economic growth can be negatively correlated after an economy develops to a certain level. Secondly, it indicates that economic development leads to a simultaneous increase in divorce rates and decrease in fertility rates.
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Volume (Year): 14 (2001)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
|Note:||Received: 05 February 1999/Accepted: 20 December 1999|
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