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Population economics / Assaf Razin, Efraim Sadka.

By: Razin, Assaf.
Contributor(s): Sadka, Efraim.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : THE MIT Press, c.1995Description: ix, 275 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780262517225.Subject(s): Fertility, Human | Population policy | Economic development | | BAEPS, Economics November2018Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 304.6
Contents:
1. Introduction. 2. Population Dynamics: Summary Indicators -- I. The Microeconomics of Fertility and Child Quality. 3. Number and Quality of Children. 4. Children as a Capital Good -- II. Ethical Considerations. 5. Social Evaluation of Population Size -- III. Externalities and Corrective Population Policies. 6. Malthus's Hypothesis. 7. Bequests as a Public Good within Marriage. 8. Bequests and Child Education: Full Information. 9. Bequests and Child Education: Imperfect Information -- IV. Income Distribution and Social Security. 10. The Intergenerational Role of Social Security. 11. Intragenerational Income Distribution Policies. 12. Inter- and Intragenerational Distribution: The Extended Role of Social Security -- V. Growth and Development. 13. Engines of Growth. 14. Development and Population: A Survey -- VI. Migration and Trade. 15. Empirical Regularities and Trends. 16. Factor and Goods Mobility and International Migration. 17. Normative Issues of International Migration.
Summary: From Malthus to Becker, the economic approach to population growth and its interactions with the surrounding economic environment has undergone a major transformation. Population Economics elucidates the theory behind this shift and the consequences for economic policy.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction. 2. Population Dynamics: Summary Indicators --
I. The Microeconomics of Fertility and Child Quality. 3. Number and Quality of Children. 4. Children as a Capital Good --
II. Ethical Considerations. 5. Social Evaluation of Population Size --
III. Externalities and Corrective Population Policies. 6. Malthus's Hypothesis. 7. Bequests as a Public Good within Marriage. 8. Bequests and Child Education: Full Information. 9. Bequests and Child Education: Imperfect Information --
IV. Income Distribution and Social Security. 10. The Intergenerational Role of Social Security. 11. Intragenerational Income Distribution Policies. 12. Inter- and Intragenerational Distribution: The Extended Role of Social Security --
V. Growth and Development. 13. Engines of Growth. 14. Development and Population: A Survey --
VI. Migration and Trade. 15. Empirical Regularities and Trends. 16. Factor and Goods Mobility and International Migration. 17. Normative Issues of International Migration.

From Malthus to Becker, the economic approach to population growth and its interactions with the surrounding economic environment has undergone a major transformation. Population Economics elucidates the theory behind this shift and the consequences for economic policy.

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