Family Economics

Family Economics

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The family, although recognized as fundamental from Adam Smith on, received little systematic treatment in economics before the 1950s. A significant exception was Thomas Malthus's model of population growth. The work of Gary Becker and others initiated contemporary research on family economics with the application and extension of microeconomic theory and empirical methods. Standard aspects include: fertility and the demand for children in developed and developing countries, interrelation and trade-off of 'quantity' and 'quality' of children through investment of time and other resources of parents
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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Part Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135631721
  • 9786135631722