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On high fertility rates in developing countries: birth limits, birth taxes, or education subsidies?

  • Yuhua Shi
  • Jie Zhang


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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Population Economics.

Volume (Year): 22 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 (July)
Pages: 603-640

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Handle: RePEc:spr:jopoec:v:22:y:2009:i:3:p:603-640
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