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Product variety and the demographic transition

Andres Guzman, Ricardo and Weisdorf, Jacob LU (2010) In Economics Letters 107(1). p.74-76
Abstract
Why does the rate of population growth decline in the face of economic growth? We show that growing product variety may induce a permanent reduction in the demand for children and a continuous rise in income and consumption. (C) 2009 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
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Demographic transition, Demand for children, Product variety, Malthus
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Economics Letters
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107
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1
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74 - 76
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Elsevier
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0165-1765
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10.1016/j.econlet.2009.12.031
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English
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  author       = {Andres Guzman, Ricardo and Weisdorf, Jacob},
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  language     = {eng},
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  pages        = {74--76},
  publisher    = {Elsevier},
  series       = {Economics Letters},
  title        = {Product variety and the demographic transition},
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  volume       = {107},
  year         = {2010},
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