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Noriyoshi Hemmi
''The poverty trap with high fertility rates''
( 2003, Vol. 9 No.8 )
The aim of this paper is to clarify the causes of the poverty trap resulting from a negative correlation between income and fertility, in a manner that is consistent with the data across and within countries. This paper points out that a higher fertility rate is the cause of the poverty trap, because of its educational cost aspect.
Keywords: educational cost
JEL: I2 - Education: General
O1 - Economic Development: General
Manuscript Received : Oct 23 2003 Manuscript Accepted : Oct 24 2003

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