Journal Of The Econometric Society

An International Society for the Advancement of Economic
Theory in its Relation to Statistics and Mathematics

Edited by: Guido W. Imbens • Print ISSN: 0012-9682 • Online ISSN: 1468-0262

Econometrica: Oct, 1962, Volume 30, Issue 4

The Birth Rate and Economic Development: An Empirical Study<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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