Population size and the social welfare functions of Bentham and Mill

Marc Nerlove, Assaf Razin, Efraim Sadka

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Abstract

The consequences of the social welfare function of Bentham and Mill (B-M) for optimal population size are explored when individuals' utility is a function of own consumption, the number of progeny, and the welfare of those children.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-64
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume10
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

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