Desired Fertility , Population Structure and Age of Marriage

  • Eugenio P. Giolito
  • Published 2008


In this paper, I develop an equilibrium, two-sided search model of marriage with endogenous population growth to study the interaction between fertility, the age structure of the population and the age at …rst marriage of men and women. I show that, given an increase of the desired number of children, age at marriage is a¤ected through two di¤erent channels… (More)

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