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  1. How does education change the relationship between fertility and age-dependency under environmental constraints? A long-term simulation exercise

    Striessnig, Erich; Lutz, Wolfgang
    Background: When asked what a desirable fertility level for populations might be, most politicians, journalists, and even social scientists would say it is around two children per woman, a level that has been labelled by demographers "replacement-level fertility." The reasons given for considering this level of fertility as something to aim at usually include maintaining the size of the labour force and stabilizing the old-age-dependency ratio. Objective: In this paper, we scrutinize this wide-spread view by introducing education in addition to age and sex as a further relevant source of observable population heterogeneity. We consider several criteria for assessing the long-term...
    (application/pdf) - 18-oct-2016

  2. How does education change the relationship between fertility and age-dependency under environmental constraints? A long-term simulation exercise

    Striessnig, Erich; Lutz, Wolfgang
    Background: When asked what a desirable fertility level for populations might be, most politicians, journalists, and even social scientists would say it is around two children per woman, a level that has been labelled by demographers "replacement-level fertility." The reasons given for considering this level of fertility as something to aim at usually include maintaining the size of the labour force and stabilizing the old-age-dependency ratio. Objective: In this paper, we scrutinize this wide-spread view by introducing education in addition to age and sex as a further relevant source of observable population heterogeneity. We consider several criteria for assessing the long-term...
    (application/pdf) - 29-ago-2017

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