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1. fertility in developing countries

The associations between fertility and outcomes in the family and society have been treated as causal, but this is inaccurate if fertility is a choice ...

By T. Paul Schultz. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. child health and mortality

Child health is a major indicator of the direction and well-being of society. It is a significant factor predicting health and productivity in adult life, ...

By Janet Currie. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. fertility in developed countries

After completing the first demographic transition, developed countries experienced a fertility boom in the post-Second World War period. However, after ...

By Alicia Adsera. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. marriage and divorce

We document the increase in marital turnover and survey economic models of the marriage market. Couples match based on attributes but sorting is constrained ...

By Yoram Weiss. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. anti-poverty programmes in the United States

Economic theory suggests that the extent of redistribution should be constrained by its direct and indirect costs, including disincentive effects. The ...

By Robert A. Moffitt. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. welfare state

This article starts out with a brief discussion of the historical background, the justifications and the political forces behind the creation of the modern ...

By Assar Lindbeck. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. time use

Time is a finite, irreplaceable resource, and unlike money is equally distributed. Statistics of time use and money use can be combined, giving two-dimensional ...

By Duncan Ironmonger. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. population and agricultural growth

Thinking about population as a driver of agricultural development provides insights into induced technical and institutional change, ...

By James Roumasset. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008