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Menopause as a regulatory device for matching the demand for children with its supply: a hypothesis

Oded Stark (University of Bonn, University of Warsaw, and IZA) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Drawing on two assumptions: that menopause is an instrument for the efficient regulation of the duration of a biologically expensive state, and that people have children in order to obtain support from them in old age, we set out a new idea that seeks to explain both the occurrence of menopause and...

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Volume: no. 14542
Main Author: Stark, Oded
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : July 2021
Erscheinungsort: (Ort)Bonn
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (13 Seiten) : Diagramme
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 14542
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT021016714 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn