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dc.contributor.authorGalor, Odeden_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-08en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-06-15T07:47:37Z-
dc.date.available2012-06-15T07:47:37Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-201205025990-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/58611-
dc.description.abstractThis paper develops the theoretical foundations and the testable implications of the various mechanisms that have been proposed as possible triggers for the demographic transition. Moreover, it examines the empirical validity of each of the theories and their significance for the understanding of the transition from stagnation to growth. The analysis suggests that the rise in the demand for human capital in the process of development was the main trigger for the decline in fertility and the transition to modern growth.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion Paper series, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit |x6334en_US
dc.subject.jelO10en_US
dc.subject.jelJ1en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keyworddemographic transitionen_US
dc.subject.keywordgender gapen_US
dc.subject.keywordhuman capitalen_US
dc.subject.keywordfertilityen_US
dc.subject.keywordmortalityen_US
dc.subject.keywordUnified Growth Theoryen_US
dc.subject.stwDemographischer Übergangen_US
dc.subject.stwBevölkerungsentwicklungen_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftswachstumen_US
dc.subject.stwHumankapitalen_US
dc.subject.stwGeburtenrateen_US
dc.subject.stwSterblichkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwWelten_US
dc.titleThe demographic transition: Causes and consequencesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn715373668en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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