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Does sector specific foreign aid matter for fertility? An empirical analysis form Pakistan

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  • Ahmad, Khalil
  • Ali, Amjad
  • Irfan Chani, Muhammad

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In the light of previous literature fertility determines different economic, social and program inputs variables. The main object of this study to investigate the impact of sector specific (health and education) foreign aid on fertility in case of Pakistan. For empirical investigation Auto Regressive Distributed Lag Model (ARDL) is used over the period of 1973-2012. The results of the study show that sector specific foreign aid to health and education sector have negative impact on fertility rate in Pakistan. The results show that family planning program inputs are not enough to control population growth in Pakistan.

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  • Ahmad, Khalil & Ali, Amjad & Irfan Chani, Muhammad, 2014. "Does sector specific foreign aid matter for fertility? An empirical analysis form Pakistan," MPRA Paper 72851, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    Foreign aid; Fertility; population control programs;

    JEL classification:

    • F35 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Aid
    • I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General Welfare, Well-Being
    • J11 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Demographic Trends, Macroeconomic Effects, and Forecasts

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