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dc.contributor.authorChen, Li Li
dc.contributor.authorTan, Yinfei
dc.contributor.authorYap, Hsiang Ju
dc.date.accessioned2014-04-22T06:50:31Z
dc.date.available2014-04-22T06:50:31Z
dc.date.copyright2014en_US
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/59081
dc.description.abstractTo reverse declining trends in birth rates, monetary incentives were widely employed to boost fertility. This paper investigates empirically the marginal effect of the Baby Bonus Scheme on fertility in Singapore. The theoretical framework was based on Becker (1960). Contrary to existing literatures on fertility, this paper used PCI instead of individual income. PCI captures the trade-off between the quality and quantity of children based on joint fertility decision of the couple. Results obtained were consistent with Becker (1960). The second and third phase of the Baby Bonus Scheme has a positive and significant impact on fertility in Singapore. For a positive significant impact on fertility, longer implementation of the Baby Bonus Scheme is required.en_US
dc.format.extent67 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciencesen_US
dc.titleDoes monetary incentives affect birth rates in Singapore?en_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Leong Kaiwenen_US
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