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A biological approach to economics through fertility

Abstract:
Individual choice of labour supply and fertility is studied, in a simple multi-generational general equilibrium model in which behaviour may be determined by genes. Equilibrium concepts from economics (Nash equilibrium) and biology (evolutionary stability) are linked in three propositions. © Elsevier Science S.A.
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
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ECONOMICS LETTERS More from this journal
Volume:
66
Issue:
3
Pages:
241-248
Publication date:
2000-03-01
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ISSN:
0165-1765
Language:
English
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pubs:210311
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210311
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2013-11-16

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