Fertility and unemployment in a social security system

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Abstract

This study analyzes how endogenous fertility and unemployment are affected by a social security system in an overlapping generations model. The analysis reveals that for any given minimum wage, the pension may improve fertility and decrease unemployment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-23
Number of pages5
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume133
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Aug 1

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Unemployment
Social security system
Fertility
Endogenous fertility
Overlapping generations model
Minimum wage
Pensions

Keywords

  • Child allowances
  • Fertility
  • Pay-as-you-go pension
  • Unemployment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Finance

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Fertility and unemployment in a social security system. / Wang, Leran.

In: Economics Letters, Vol. 133, 01.08.2015, p. 19-23.

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