Genetic Structure, Consanguineous Marriages and Economic Development

13 Pages Posted: 7 Aug 2009

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Melike Bildirici

Yildiz Technical University

Ozgur Omer Ersin

Beykent University - Department of Economics

Meltem Koktener

19 Mayis University

Date Written: August 4, 2009

Abstract

The consanguine marriages and/or causine marriages are generally accepted and evaluated in light of the genetic problems. However, in the study, we aim to explain the effects on economic development and genetics problem of consanguine marriages and to investigate the relationship between economic development, consanguine marriages and genetics.

The first part of the study focuses on economic development, consanguine marriages, genetic structure and human capital relations in theoretical framework. The second part contains the econometric analyses, Panel Neural Network investigated.

Keywords: Economic Development, Economic Growth, Human Genetics, Cansanguine Marriage, Panel Data Analysis, Panel Neural Network Analysis

JEL Classification: O0, R0, D80, C45, C23

Suggested Citation

Bildirici, Melike and Ersin, Ozgur Omer and Koktener, Meltem, Genetic Structure, Consanguineous Marriages and Economic Development (August 4, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1444046 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1444046

Melike Bildirici (Contact Author)

Yildiz Technical University ( email )

Davutpasa Mh., Esenler
Besiktas, Istanbul 80750
Turkey

Ozgur Omer Ersin

Beykent University - Department of Economics ( email )

Ayazaga Yerleskesi
Ayazaga-Sisli,
Istanbul, Istanbul 34396
Turkey
+902124441997 (Phone)

Meltem Koktener

19 Mayis University ( email )

Samsun
Turkey

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