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On the Need for Gender in Dynamic Models

  • Cristina Echevarria
  • Karine Moe

In this paper we emphasize the need for more theoretical research using dynamic models that include gender as a variable of analysis. We begin by summarizing some of the main observations characterizing fertility, gender, and economic growth. We then explore three types of theoretical models: one-sex dynamic, two-sex static, and two-sex dynamic. We conclude that more models of the last type - dynamic models that include gender in the analysis - are needed to analyze issues that involve both an intertemporal and a gender dimension.

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Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Feminist Economics.

Volume (Year): 6 (2000)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 77-96

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