Policy Papers     

Thomas Baudin

Published Papers:


On the Dynamics of Gender Differences in Preferences, joint with V. Hiller, Oxford Economic Papers, 71(3), 503-527. Editor's choice.

Development Policies when Accounting for the Extensive Margin of Fertility, joint with David de la Croix and Paula Gobbi, Journal of the European Economic Association, Forthcoming


Cultural transmission and the evolution of gender roles, joint with Victor Hiller, Mathematical Social Sciences, 84, 8-23.



Fertility and Childlessness in the US, joint with D. de la Croix and P.Gobbi, American Economic Review, 105(6) : 1852-1882

Religion and Fertility: The French Connection, Demographic Research, 32(13) : 397-420


The Optimal Trade-Off Between Quality and Quantity with Unknown Number of Survivors, Mathematical Population Studies, 19(2):94-113


Family Policies: What Does The Standard Endogenous Fertility Model Tell Us?, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 13(4) : 555-593


 A Role for Cultural Transmission in Fertility Transitions, Macroeconomic Dynamics, 14(4) : 454-481

Submitted Papers:


Are good fathers disadvantaged on the remarriage market?, joint with Sandra Brée, R&R First Round, Population

Rural exodus and fertility at the time of industrialization, joint with Robert Stelter current draft

Education and childlessness in India, joint with Koyel Sarkar

Book Chapters:


Childlessness and Economic Development: A Survey, joint with D. de la Croix and P. Gobbi, in Human Capital and Economic Growth: The Impact of Health, Education and Demographic Change , A. Bucci, A. Prskawetz, and K. Prettner eds, Palgrave - MacMillan


Family Planning is not (necessarily) the priority institution for reducing fertility (2016), joint with P. Gobbi, in Gosseries A. & Gonzalez Ricoy I. The Future of Generations, Oxford University Press, forthcoming.


La croissance économique, joint with D. de la Croix, in Keulener et al. (Eds) La croissance  économique: réalités et perspectives, Editions Université Ouverte, ISBN 978-2-87306-135-7

Works in Progress


Parities along the demographic transition, joint with David de la Croix and Paula Gobbi

Does religiosity shape the relationship between parenthood and happiness in Europe?, joint with Ester Rizzi and Malgorzata Mickucka

Population races as war premises, joint with Keiti Kondi