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A life-cycle overlapping-generations model of the small open economy

Ben J. Heijdra and Ward E. Romp.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; General Aggregative Models; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 10140 words.

We construct an overlapping generations model for the small open economy incorporating a realistic description of the mortality process. With age-dependent mortality, the typical life-cycle...

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On the Long-Run Evolution of Inheritance: France 1820–2050

Thomas Piketty.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

August 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; General Aggregative Models; Microeconomics. 22627 words.

This article attempts to document and account for the long-run evolution of inheritance. We find that in a country like France the annual flow of inheritance was about 20–25% of national...

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Should Day Care be Subsidized?

David Domeij and Paul Klein.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; General Aggregative Models. 13317 words.

In an economy with distortionary taxes on labour, can subsidies on day care, financed by increased taxes, raise welfare by encouraging women with small children to work? We show, within a...

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Why are Married Men Working So Much? An Aggregate Analysis of Intra-Household Bargaining and Labour Supply

John A. Knowles.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; General Aggregative Models; Demographic Economics. 14723 words.

Are macro-economists mistaken in ignoring bargaining between spouses? This article argues that models of intra-household allocation could be useful for understanding aggregate labour supply...

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