The Importance of Women's Education and Status for Fertility in Tanzania in the 1990s
AbstractThe analysis is based on individual 1996 TDHS data combined with aggregate data from the 1988 census and the 1991/1992 TDHS. When various sources of spuriousness are taken into account, education is found to reduce fertility much less than suggested by univariate tabulations of total fertility rate.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Oslo University, Department of Economics in its series Memorandum with number 29/1998.
Length: 36 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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Postal: Department of Economics, University of Oslo, P.O Box 1095 Blindern, N-0317 Oslo, Norway
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WOMEN ; SOCIAL STATUS ; EDUCATION ; FERTILITY ; TANZANIA;
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- O55 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Africa
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