Schooling and Fertility

  • Sibabrata Das
  • Alex Mourmouras
  • Peter Rangazas
Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)


This chapter is motivated by two of the growth facts stated in Chap.  1.
  • G2—Children spend more time in school, within and across years, and less time working as an economy develops

  • G3—Population growth rates may first rise but eventually experience a steady decline as economies develop


Poverty trapPoverty Trap School Trap Population growthPopulation Growth Physical Capital Schooling Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sibabrata Das
    • 1
  • Alex Mourmouras
    • 2
  • Peter Rangazas
    • 3
  1. 1.Strategy, Policy & Review DepartmentInternational Monetary FundWashington, DCUSA
  2. 2.International Monetary FundWashington, DCUSA
  3. 3.Department of EconomicsIndiana University-Purdue UniversityIndianapolisUSA

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