Economic Growth, Gender Wage Gap and Fertility Rebound
Fertility and per capita income are now positively associated across most high income OECD countries. Low fertility and a gender wage gap persist in Japan. This paper presents a model where endogenous increases in the price of child-care and gender equity in the allocation of capital play important roles in the effect of per capita income growth and rising female relative wages on fertility. Results indicate that a positive relationship between fertility and per capita income is not robust:...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Research Publications|
|Source:||The Economic Record|
|01_Day_Economic_Growth,_Gender_Wage_2012.pdf||249.65 kB||Adobe PDF||Request a copy|
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.