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The political economy of population economics

Abstract

The relationship between political economy and population economics involves many important issues such as the roles of voters, interest groups, families, and social policy. In this short note, we discuss the new and intriguing issues raised by current research at the intersection of these two subjects.

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I am grateful to Alessandro Cigno, Ira Gang and Laura Shuck for their helpful comments.

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Epstein, G.S. The political economy of population economics. J Popul Econ 19, 255–257 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00148-006-0075-x

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Keywords

  • Political economy
  • Population economics

JEL Classification

  • J1
  • H
  • L3