Pauline Rossi, 19 November 2021

Do we have children to provide for us in our old age? Pauline Rossi tells Tim Phillips about the impact on the size of families in Namibia after the government granted a state pension – research that might have important implications for economic development in Africa.

Read more about the research behind this podcast and download the Discussion paper for free:

Godard, M and Rossi, P. 2021. 'The Old-Age Security Motive for Fertility: Evidence from the Extension of Social Pensions in Namibia'. CEPR

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