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Polygyny and reproductive behavior in sub-saharan Africa: A contextual analysis

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  • Alex Ezeh

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  • Alex Ezeh, 1997. "Polygyny and reproductive behavior in sub-saharan Africa: A contextual analysis," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 34(3), pages 355-368, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:34:y:1997:i:3:p:355-368
    DOI: 10.2307/3038289
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    1. Hattori, Megan Klein & Dodoo, F. Nii-Amoo, 2007. "Cohabitation, marriage, and 'sexual monogamy' in Nairobi's slums," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 64(5), pages 1067-1078, March.
    2. Georges Reniers & Rania Tfaily, 2012. "Polygyny, Partnership Concurrency, and HIV Transmission in Sub-Saharan Africa," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 49(3), pages 1075-1101, August.
    3. Han, Peter & Foltz, Jeremy, 2015. "Polygyny: Cooperation vs. Competition among Wives on Child Health," 2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California 205722, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    4. Benjamin Bridgman, 2008. "What Does the Atlas Narodov Mira Measure?," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 10(6), pages 1-8.
    5. Julia Anna Matz, 2016. "Productivity, Rank, and Returns in Polygamy," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 53(5), pages 1319-1350, October.
    6. repec:ebl:ecbull:v:10:y:2008:i:6:p:1-8 is not listed on IDEAS
    7. Bridgman, Benjamin, 2008. "Why are ethnically divided countries poor?," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 30(1), pages 1-18, March.
    8. Natascha Wagner & Matthias Rieger, 2015. "Polygyny and Child Growth: Evidence From Twenty-Six African Countries," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(2), pages 105-130, April.
    9. Gyimah, Stephen Obeng, 2009. "Polygynous marital structure and child survivorship in sub-Saharan Africa: Some empirical evidence from Ghana," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 68(2), pages 334-342, January.
    10. Georges Reniers & Rania Tfaily, 2008. "Polygyny and HIV in Malawi," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, vol. 19(53), pages 1811-1830, October.
    11. Bove, Riley & Valeggia, Claudia, 2009. "Polygyny and women's health in sub-Saharan Africa," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 68(1), pages 21-29, January.
    12. Emily Smith-Greenaway & Jenny Trinitapoli, 2014. "Polygynous Contexts, Family Structure, and Infant Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 51(2), pages 341-366, April.
    13. Smith-Greenaway, Emily, 2013. "Mothers' reading skills and child survival in Nigeria: Examining the relevance of mothers' decision-making power," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 97(C), pages 152-160.
    14. Yaya, OlaOluwa S & Amoateng, Acheampong Y, 2016. "Social Structure and Variation in the Family Formation Process: The Case of Age at First Marriage and Duration between First Marriage and First Birth in selected sub-Saharan African Countries," MPRA Paper 88825, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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