Non-Monotonicity of Fertility in Human Capital Accumulation and Economic Growth

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Spyridon Boikos; Alberto Bucci; Thanasis Stengos;
(2012)
  • Subject: Fertility; Population Growth; Economic Growth; Human Capital Investment; Dilution Effects.
    • jel: jel:O41 | jel:J13 | jel:J24

This paper investigates the relationship between per-capita human capital investment and the birth rate. Since the consequences of higher fertility (birth rate) on per-capita human capital accumulation (the so-called dilution effect) are not the same (in sign and magnit... View more
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