Handbook of Population and Family Economics
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Handbook of Population and Family Economics

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ISBN-13:
9780444826459
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.05.1997
Seiten:
708
Autor:
M. R. Rosenzweig
Gewicht:
1166 g
Format:
234x156x38 mm
Serie:
14, Studies in Environmental Scien
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Introduction: Population and family economics (M.R. Rosenzweig, O. Stark). The Family. A survey of theories of the family (T.C. Bergstrom). The formation and dissolution of families: Why marry? Who marries whom and what happens upon divorce (Y. Weiss). Intrahousehold distribution and the family (J.R. Behrman). Intergenerational and interhousehold economic links (J. Laitner). Fertility. The cost of children and the use of demographic variables in consumer demand (B.M.S. van Praag, M.F. Warnaar). The economics of fertility in developed countries (V.J. Hotz, J.A. Klerman, R.J. Willis). Demand for children in low income countries (T.P. Schultz). Mortality and Health. New findings on secular trends in nutrition and mortality: Some implications for population theory (R.W. Fogel). Determinants and consequences of the mortality and health of infants and children (K.I. Wolpin). Mortality and morbidity among adults and the elderly (R. Sickles, P. Taubman). Complete Index.
Reflects various developments in economics pertaining to population issues and the family. This book conveys both the progress that has been made by economists in understanding the forces shaping population processes, including the behavior of families, and the many questions, empirical and theoretical.