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The Effect of Interventions to Reduce Fertility on Economic Growth

Quamrul H. Ashraf, David N. Weil, Joshua Wilde

NBER Working Paper No. 17377
Issued in August 2011

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We thank Günther Fink, Andrew Foster, Stelios Michalopoulos, Alexia Prskawetz, and participants at Bar-Ilan Univeristy, the 2010 NEUDC Conference, the IUSSP Seminar on "Demographics and Macroeconomic Performance," Paris, 2010, the 4th Annual "PopPov" Research Conference on "Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development," Cape Town, 2010, and the conference, "China and the West 1950–2050: Economic Growth, Demographic Transition and Pensions," University of Zurich, 2011, for comments, and Daniel Prinz for research assistance. Financial support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation is gratefully acknowledged. Financial support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation is gratefully acknowledged.

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