Title:‘The Child is Father of the Man:’ Implications for the Demographic Transition Author(s):DE LA CROIX, David; LICANDRO, OmarDate:2007Citation:
- Revised Version
Type:Working PaperSeries/Number:EUI ECO; 2007/05Abstract:We propose a new theory of the demographic transition based on the evidence
that body development during childhood is an important factor for life expectancy.
The key and novel mechanism of the model is that parents face ...