Econometrica: Oct 1962, Volume 30, Issue 4

The Birth Rate and Economic Development: An Empirical Study

https://doi.org/0012-9682(196210)30:4<812:TBRAED>2.0.CO;2-K
p. 812-817

Robert Weintraub

Population growth and economic growth are interdependent. Excessive population growth would cancel economic growth. The question is whether economic growth will prevent excessive population growth. An important facet of this problem is to estimate statistically the effects of economic growth on the birth rate.

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