Author:José Eustáquio Diniz Alves, Suzana Cavenaghi
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
" /> Abstract: The debate about the relationship between income and life events such as mortality and fertility has been ongoing for over 200 years. It remains a recurring topic of modern debate. In the last decade of the18th century, the Marquis de Condorcet, in France, and William Godwin, in England, believed that economic development — leading to improvements in the quality of life— would have the effect of reducing not only mortality rates but also fertility rates. However, in his Essay on Population, published in1798, Thomas Malthus takes issue with the progressive ideas of the two rational Enlightenment thinkers. (…)

keywords: Bolsa Família and Fertility Transition in Brazil
Date Publication: 11/18/2013 (All day)
Type/Issue: One Pager / 227
Language: English