Pet overpopulation: An economic analysis

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Coate, Stephen; Knight, Brian;
  • Publisher: Cornell University, Center for Analytical Economics (CAE) Ithaca, NY
  • Subject: USA | Tier | Privater Haushalt | Soziale Folgen | Wohlfahrtsanalyse
    • ddc: ddc:330

This paper considers the problem of pet overpopulation. It develops a tractable dynamic model whose positive predictions square well with key features of the current U.S. market for pets. The model is used to understand, from a welfare economic perspective, the sense in... View more
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