Life Course Theory Link:
This is an interesting paper.
Fertility Trap Links
Lutz, Wolfgang, Maria Rita Testa, Vegard Skirbekk, 2006. The "Low Fertility Trap" Hypothesis, Paper presented at the Population Association of America (PAA) 2006 Annual Meeting, March 30 - April 1, Los Angeles, California
Lutz, Wolfgang, Maria Rita Testa, Vegard Skirbekk, 2005. The "Low Fertility Trap" Hypothesis power point presentation at the Postponement of Childbearing in Europe conference held at the Vienna Institute of Demography, 1-3 December 2005, Vienna, Austria
Health Longevity and Economic Growth Links
Bloom, David E, David Canning and Michael Moore, 2004. The Effect of Improvements in Health and Longevity on Optimal Retirement and Saving, NBER Working Paper 10919, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Bloom, David E, David Canning, and Dean T. Jamison, Health, Wealth, and Welfare, IMF publications, Finance & Development March 2004.
Uncertainty and Childbearing
Kumar Bhaumik, Simon and Jeffrey B. Nugent, 2002. Does Economic Uncertainty Have an Impact on Decisions to Bear Children? Evidence From Eastern Germany,University of Michigan Business School, William Davidson Working Paper Number 491, July 2002
Bloom, David E, and David Canning, 2001. Parsimonious Estimation of Age Structure Effects, University of Harvard, Mimeo