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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economic development -- Econometric models.,
  • Population -- Econometric models.

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Edition Notes

StatementJames A. Brander, Steve Dowrick.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 4270, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4270.
ContributionsDowrick, Steve., National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22439263M

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NBER Program(s):Economic Fluctuations and Growth. Two recently improved sets of cross-country panel data are combined in order to re-examine the effects of population growth and fertility on economic growth. Using a country panel data set covering , we find that high birth rates appear to reduce economic growth through investment effects.   Two recently improved sets of cross-country panel data are combined in order to re-examine the effects of population growth and fertility on economic growth. Using a country panel data set covering , we find that high birth rates appear to reduce economic growth through investment effects and possibly through “capital dilution”, although classic resource dilution is not evident Cited by: Get this from a library! The role of fertility and population in economic growth: new results from aggregate cross-national data. [James A Brander; Steve Dowrick; Australian National University. Centre for Economic Policy Research.]. The Role of Population on Economic Growth and Development: Evidence from Developing Countries. 2 The Role of Population on Economic Growth and Development: Evidence from Developing Countries Atanda, A. A., Aminu, S. B., & Alimi, O. Y. Abstract The precise relationship between population growth and per capita income has beenFile Size: KB.

The precise relationship between population growth and per capita income has been inconclusive in the literature and the nexus has been found not clearly explain the determinants of rapid population growth in developing countries that lacks fertility control and management framework. This forms the rationale for this study to access the trend of factors that influence rapid population growth.   The role of fertility and population in economic growth: Empirical results from aggregate cross-national data James A. Brander and Steve Dowrick Journal of Population Economics 7(1), pp. 1 . Get this from a library! The role of fertility and population in economic growth: empirical results from aggregate cross-national data. [James A Brander; Steve Dowrick; National Bureau of . 2 An earlier version of this paper, with a slightly different title – “The Effect of Interventions to Reduce Fertility on Economic Growth,” featured a baseline scenario of constant fertility (in a stable population) and an alternative scenario of the total fertility rate falling instantaneously by one and then remaining at Cited by:

  Low fertility in Europe and East Asia is leading to important changes in age structure and to slowing or negative population growth. The immediate impact of low fertility is to reduce the number of children in the population and to increase the share of the population concentrated in the working ages, raising the support ratio and correspondingly raising per capita by: It also suggests that high birth rates reduce output and that a decline in fertility can lead to increase in output per person. References Brander, J. A., & Dowrick, S. (). The role of fertility and population in economic growth: Empirical results from aggregate cross-national data. Journal of Population Economics, 7(1), pp. Two recently improved sets of cross-country panel data are combined in order to re-examine the effects of population growth and fertility on economic growth. Using a country panel data set covering , we find that high birthrates appear to reduce economic growth through investment effects and possibly through "capital dilution," although classic resource dilution is not evident in. Downloadable! The precise relationship between population growth and per capita income has been inconclusive in the literature and the nexus has been found not clearly explain the determinants of rapid population growth in developing countries that lacks fertility control and management framework. This forms the rationale for this study to access the trend of factors that influence rapid.