Epidemics and Fertility in a Malthusian Economy
A Malthusian model clarifies the effects of an epidemic on fertility and on the age structure. An HIV/AIDS epidemic leads to a decrease in fertility, a result consistent with the case of sub-Saharan Africa but sensitive to national conditions. The fall of fertility might be limited to one generation.
Volume (Year): 19 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
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