A model of endogenous divorce and endogenous fertility

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Abstract

This paper examines the interaction between decisions on divorce and fertility. The analysis generates two major implications. Firstly, it complements the existing literature on endogenous fertility to explain why population growth and economic growth can be negatively correlated after an economy develops to a certain level. Secondly, it indicates that economic development leads to a simultaneous increase in divorce rates and decrease in fertility rates.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-117
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Population Economics
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2001

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Keywords

  • Divorce
  • Economic development
  • Fertility

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