Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/106551
Authors: 
Doepke, Matthias
Year of Publication: 
2014
Series/Report no.: 
IZA Discussion Papers 8610
Abstract: 
This paper reviews Gary Becker's contributions to the economic analysis of fertility, from his 1960 paper introducing the quantity-quality tradeoff to later work linking the economics of fertility to the theory of economic growth.
Subjects: 
Gary Becker
fertility
quantity-quality model
demographic transition
JEL: 
J13
O10
O40
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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