New Evidence on the Causal Link between the Quantity and Quality of Children *

@inproceedings{Angrist2005NewEO,
  title={New Evidence on the Causal Link between the Quantity and Quality of Children *},
  author={Josh Angrist and Victor Lavy and Anal{\'i}a Schlosser},
  year={2005}
}
New Evidence on the Causal Link between the Quantity and Quality of Children A longstanding question in the economics of the family is the relationship between sibship size and subsequent human capital formation and economic welfare. If there is a causal “quantity-quality tradeoff,” then policies that discourage large families should lead to increased human capital, higher earnings, and, at the macro level, promote economic development. Ordinary least squares regression estimates and a large… CONTINUE READING