Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/92564
Authors: 
Nakagawa, Masao
Sugimoto, Yoshiaki
Year of Publication: 
2009
Series/Report no.: 
ISER Discussion Paper, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University 758
Abstract: 
This paper develops a theory in which households prepare for future education by adjusting the number of children they intend to raise. Income inequality lowers output per worker only if the inequality is attributed in some part to unexpected disturbances after childbirth.
Subjects: 
Fertility
Lock-in effect
Inequality
Education
JEL: 
D10
J13
J24
O15
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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