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Fertility, Human
Working Paper
Health consequences of sterilizations

One-third of married women are sterilized in India. This is largely due to family planning programs that put a strong emphasis on ‘permanent’ contraceptive methods rather than temporary ones...

Development Human fertility Gender
Working Paper
Less restrictive birth control, less education?: Evidence from ethnic minorities in China

This paper investigates the net impact of birth control policy in China on educational attainment of the partially excluded ethnic minorities...

Education Human fertility Minorities
Working Paper
Delayed marriage, contraceptive use, and breastfeeding: Fertility patterns over time and wealth quintiles in sub-Saharan Africa

The rate of fertility decline has been slow in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)...

Families Human fertility Population
Working Paper
On the fertility transition in Africa: Income, child mortality, or education?

A consensus among social scientists is that fertility rates in Africa are declining. What determines these declines?...

Economic growth Education Human fertility
Book Chapter
The Prospects for an Imminent Demographic Dividend in Africa :: The Case for Cautious Optimism

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 2...

Family policy Human fertility Health
Working Paper
The Prospects for an Imminent Demographic Dividend in Africa: The Case for Cautious Optimism

This paper looks at the prospects of a demographic dividend in Africa in the near future...

Family policy Human fertility Health
Blog
Report from Gender Equality Results Meeting

Roger Williamson The Danish State Secretary for Development Policy Charlotte Slente , welcomed the participants and contributors to the meeting and stressed the centrality of gender equality to Danish development policy ...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Education
Working Paper
Determinants of Foreign Aid in Family Planning: How Relevant is the Mexico City Policy?

The Mexico City Policy (MCP) prohibits the United States Agency for International Development from providing aid to international non-governmental organizations that provide abortion-related services...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Econometric models (Economic development) Families
Book Chapter
Tunisia's Development Experience: A Success Story?

From the book: Achieving Development Success

Commerce Economic development Human fertility
Working Paper
Tunisia's Development Experience: A Success Story?

Tunisia’s recent growth and development performance relative to countries in its region, and relative to countries at similar levels of development in other parts of the world, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa, have been notable...

Commerce Economic development Human fertility
Book Chapter
A Wider Approach to Aid Effectiveness: Correlated Impacts on Health, Wealth, Fertility and Education

From the book: Advancing Development

Economic assistance and foreign aid Education Human fertility
Working Paper
A Wider Approach to Aid Effectiveness: Correlated Impacts on Health, Wealth, Fertility and Education

In this paper we discuss the results of research into the impact of foreign aid on human development...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Education Human fertility
Working Paper
Culture and the Fertility Transition in India

The paper examines the evidence for various explanations usually offered for the differences in fertility behaviour across regions and over time in India...

Econometric models (Economic development) Human fertility Income distribution
Book Chapter
Endogenous Fertility and the Environment: A Parable of Firewood

From the book: The Environment and Emerging Development Issues

Environment Human fertility Population
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