7 edition of Critical perspectives on schooling and fertility in the developing world found in the catalog.
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|Statement||Caroline H. Bledsoe ... [et al.] editors ; Committee on Population, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.|
|Contributions||Bledsoe, Caroline H., National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Population., National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.|
|LC Classifications||LC2572 .C75 1998|
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|LC Control Number||98040117|
Maximizing Utility with Fertility and Schooling In addition to the standard necessary conditions for optimal life-cycle consumption from Chap. 2, the choices of n t +1 and e t associated with maximizing () subject to (), yield the following first order conditionsAuthor: Sibabrata Das, Alex Mourmouras, Peter Rangazas. The Editors have assembled a leading group of scientists in teh fields of economics, population sciences, international health, medicine, nutrition and food sciences, to address each of the key issues related to the changes in demographic trends, food production and marketing, and disease patterns in the developing world.
THE WORLD BANK Discussion Paper EDUCATION AND TRAINING SERIES Report No. EDT26 IThe Effects of Education on Fertility and Mortality Susan H. Cochrane May,' Education and Training Department Operations Policy Staff The views presented here are those of the author(s), and they should not be interpreted as reflecting those of the World Bank. This paper investigates the structure of the relationship between female education and fertility. It is based on data published in First Country Reports of the World Fertility Surveys for eleven countries—Costa Rica, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Panama, Fiji, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Indonesia. The cumulative marital fertility of educated women is shown to be Cited by:
THE EFFECT OF FEMALE EDUCATION ON FERTILITY: A SIMPLE EXPLANATION Anrudh K. Jain The Population Council, New York, New York Abstract-This paper investigates the structure of the relationship between female -education and fertility. It is based on data published in First Country Reports of the World Fertility Surveys for eleven countries-. education and fertility as causal (Bledsoe et al., ). A negative association may arise due to omitted variables, such as individual ability or household and community resources, which affect both schooling and fertility decisions. In addition, schooling opportunities often are not randomly placed in communities (Duflo, ; Pitt et al., ).
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Critical Perspectives on Schooling and Fertility in the Developing World: Medicine & Health Science Books @ mat: Paperback. If the relationship between an individual's education and fertility were consistent across time and place, and if its temporal trajectory at the societal level proceeded in the generally assumed direction—changes in schooling precede changes in fertility (or perhaps, the expectations of reproductive behavior—the matter would appear to be straightforward: because an individual's education is almost always finished by the time childbearing begins, education must lower fertility.
Critical Perspectives on Schooling and Fertility in the Developing World. Caroline H. Bledsoe, John B. Casterline, Jennifer A. Johnson-Kuhn, and John G. Haaga, editors. Committee on Population. Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.
National Research Council. Critical perspectives on schooling and fertility in the developing world. Analyses from several research perspectives are brought together to reexamine the education-fertility relationship and to rethink conventional lines of logic in the education-fertility paradigm.
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Population Studies: Vol. 57, No. 3, pp. Cited by: Fertility transition in the developing world transitional countries is consistent with different perspectives regarding the permanence of educa-tional differentials at the end of the transition.
This issue is illustrated in Figure 1, which plots two alter-native model patterns for the transition of fertility by level of education.
Introduction. Studies of fertility decline in the developing world have come to different conclusions about the presumed causes of these declines. 1 But there is near unanimous agreement on two of the strongest influences on reduced fertility at both the individual and the community levels.
These two influences are (a) the status of women/mothers (as measured by a number of indicators, but Cited by: A perspective on adolescent fertility in developing countries. Darabi KF, Philliber SG, Rosenfield A. PIP: While the best data at present indicate that adolescent fertility is declining in the developing world, it is still very high relative to the developed by: “Couples’ Fertility and Contraceptive Decision‐Making in Developing Countries: Hearing the Man’s Voice.” International Family Planning Perspectives, 15–File Size: 1MB.
8 8 THE WORLD BANK ECONOMIC REVIEW, VOL. 10, NO. Table 1. Total Fertility Rates for Women Ageby Residence and Education, Fourteen Sub-Saharan African Countries. Country Tanzania Uganda Burundi Mali Niger Nigeria Kenya Ghana Togo Zambia Zimbabwe Senegal Cameroon Botswana Year File Size: 3MB. Get this from a library.
Critical perspectives on schooling and fertility in the developing world. [Caroline H Bledsoe; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Population.; National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.;].
Get this from a library. Critical perspectives on schooling and fertility in the developing world. [Caroline H Bledsoe; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Population.;]. The assumption of a causal relationship between more schooling and lower fertility for women has led many governments to support women's education.
However, understanding the nature and strength of the relationship between education and fertility remains a central challenge for scholars seeking to explain demographic and social change and for policymakers who must allocate scarce public by: Genre/Form: Electronic books Cross-cultural studies: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Critical perspectives on schooling and fertility in the developing world.
education, according to level of development and region; data from the World Fertility Survey (WFS), 38 countries Country and Years of education level of development 0 ?10 Total* Average Total 44 13 22 12 7 High Colombia 16 38 29 1 1 5 Costa Rica 8 25 41 9 16 Fiji 19 8 29 34 10 Guyana 4 3 23 60 6 by National Research Council: Critical Perspectives on Schooling and Fertility in the Developing World ISBN: # | Date: Description: PDF-af0c4 | This volume assesses the evidence, and possible mechanisms, for the associations between women’s education, fertility preferences, and fertility in developing countries, and how these associations vary across regions.
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The state of play in the areas of fertility and family formation on the occasion of the present volume differs from the state of play in the area of longevity. Students of longevity work with a definitive outcome—death. Critical Perspectives on Schooling and Fertility in the Developing World.
Washington, DC: National Academy Press; Cited by: 4. In sub-Saharan Africa while both fertility outcomes and desired family size fall with increasing education, achieved fertility appears to fall much more substantially than desired fertility.
Even relatively highly educated women have high desired fertility in much of sub-Saharan Africa (a mean of for women with higher education, versus Author: Melanie Dawn Channon, Sarah Harper. Women's Education, Infant and Child Mortality, and Fertility Decline in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Quantitative Assessment Abstract Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) was the last major world region to experience the fertility decline that all industrialized countries have gone through and that much of the developing world has experienced in large part.Suggested Citation:"2 Female Education and Fertility: Examining the Links."National Research Council.
Critical Perspectives on Schooling and Fertility in the Developing gton, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: /| Female education and its impact on fertility Researchers have observed women’s access to education in order to determine whether this has an impact on fertility.
A US study compared areas by number of colleges present, and found that female college graduates have 20% fewer children, on average, than high-school graduates .Cited by: 2.