How the West 'Invented' Fertility Restriction
Hans-Joachim Voth and
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Nico Voigtlaender: UCLA
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No 326, 2010 Meeting Papers from Society for Economic Dynamics
household. In a Malthusian world, this translated into lower population pressure, raising average wages by up to a quarter. The Black Death thus set into motion a virtuous circle of higher wages and fertility decline that underpinned Europe’s high per capita incomes. We demonstrate the importance of this effect in a calibration of our model.
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