The Prospects for an Imminent Demographic Dividend in Africa : The Case for Cautious Optimism

Basu, Alaka Malwade and Basu, Kaushik (2014). The Prospects for an Imminent Demographic Dividend in Africa : The Case for Cautious Optimism. UNU-WIDER.

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    Author Basu, Alaka Malwade
    Basu, Kaushik
    Title The Prospects for an Imminent Demographic Dividend in Africa : The Case for Cautious Optimism
    Volume/Issue No. 2014/53
    Publication Date 2014
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 29
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This paper looks at the prospects of a demographic dividend in Africa in the near future. While acknowledging that the fertility declines which change population age structures and thus dependency ratios have been slow to begin and often seem to have stal

    UNU Topics of Focus Health
    Population
    Keyword Family policy
    Fertility
    Human
    Health
    Population
    Forecasting (population)
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2014
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292307745
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