On the fertility transition in Africa : Income, child mortality, or education?

Mveyange, Anthony (2015). On the fertility transition in Africa : Income, child mortality, or education?. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Mveyange, Anthony
    Title On the fertility transition in Africa : Income, child mortality, or education?
    Volume/Issue No. 2015/89
    Publication Date 2015
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 34
    Language eng
    Abstract

    A consensus among social scientists is that fertility rates in Africa are declining. What determines these declines? I present fresh evidence that shows education, especially for women, is an important determinant of the fertility transition in Africa. Th

    UNU Topics of Focus Education
    Population
    Keyword Economic growth
    Education
    Fertility
    Human
    Income
    Population
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2015
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292309787
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