Fertility and unemployment in a social security system

Leran Wang

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This study analyzes how endogenous fertility and unemployment are affected by a social security system in an overlapping generations model. The analysis reveals that for any given minimum wage, the pension may improve fertility and decrease unemployment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-23
Number of pages5
JournalEconomics Letters
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Aug 1


  • Child allowances
  • Fertility
  • Pay-as-you-go pension
  • Unemployment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics


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