Essays about: "Easterlin hypothesis"

Found 1 essay containing the words Easterlin hypothesis.

  1. 1. The Effect of Relative Cohort Size on Fertility: Assessing the Importance of the Easterlin Hypothesis Today

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Milja Norberg; [2015]
    Keywords : Easterlin hypothesis; relative income; fertility; Social Sciences; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Although Easterlin’s hypothesis of relative income has been widely supported by the majority of researchers that have tested it, these researchers have aimed to find a relationship between relative cohort size and fertility in the same time period that Easterlin examined. In this paper I argue that for the Easterlin hypothesis to be supported, it has to hold across nations as well as across time. READ MORE