Fertility, volatility, and growth

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)347-353
Journal / PublicationEconomics Letters
Volume87
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2005
Externally publishedYes

Abstract

Empirically, growth rates are negatively correlated with birth rates; they are also correlated with production risk. We argue that these stylized facts are related and arise jointly from the decision of how many children to have in a risky environment. © 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Research Area(s)

  • Fertility, Stochastic growth, Volatility

Citation Format(s)

Fertility, volatility, and growth. / Pommeret, Aude; Smith, William T.

In: Economics Letters, Vol. 87, No. 3, 06.2005, p. 347-353.

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)21_Publication in refereed journalpeer-review