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Toward a More General Economic Model of Fertility Determination: Endogenous Preferences and Natural Fertility

In: Population and Economic Change in Developing Countries

  • Richard Easterlin
  • Robert Pollak
  • Michael L. Wachter

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  • Richard A. Easterlin, 1980. "Population and Economic Change in Developing Countries," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number east80-1, March.
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