Differential Fecundity, Markets, and Gender Roles

Article, Preprint OPEN
Aloysius Siow;
(1996)
  • Journal: Journal of Political Economy, volume 106, issue 2 April, pages 334-354
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1086/250011
  • Subject:
    • jel: jel:J1

Women are fecund for a shorter period of their lives than men. This paper investigates how differential fecundity interacts with marriage, labor and financial markets to affect gender roles. The main findings of the paper are: (i) Differential fecundity does not have an... View more
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