Product Variety and the Demographic Transition
Ricardo Guzmán () and
No 09-25, Discussion Papers from University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics
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.
Keywords: demographic transition; demand for children; product variety; Malthus (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J13 N30 O10 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 5 pages
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