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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1819–1843.
Published: 10 July 2013
...Ashish Bajracharya; Sajeda Amin Abstract This article explores the relationship between women’s participation in microcredit groups and domestic violence in Bangladesh. Several recent studies have raised concern about microcredit programs by reporting higher levels of violence among women who...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 749–782.
Published: 20 April 2011
... women’s preferred contraceptive method (injectibles) and the contraceptives provided by community-based agents (pills and condoms). 18 3 2011 20 4 2011 © Population Association of America 2011 2011 Family planning Microcredit Randomized controlled trial Community health workers...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1641–1662.
Published: 03 August 2018
... (Begum et al. 2017 ; Hahn et al. 2018 ). The rapidly expanding nongovernmental organization (NGO) activities—including the Grameen Bank and BRAC, microcredit programs, and the garment sector in Bangladesh—have mostly targeted women for credit and employment and have been key driving forces...
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Demography (2024) 61 (3): 769–795.
Published: 01 June 2024
... head. This study aims to help establish the role of migration in women's empowerment using data collected on women from the rural Matlab area of Bangladesh, an area marked by high out-migration rates and women's health and microcredit programs. We test whether spousal international migration...
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Demography (2003) 40 (2): 269–288.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Kalmus D. ( 1984 ). The Intergenerational Transmission of Marital Aggression . Journal of Marriage and the Family , 46 , 11 – 19 . 10.2307/351858 Khandker S.R. ( 1998 ). Fighting Poverty With Microcredit: Experience in Bangladesh . New York : Oxford University Press . Kim K...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1619–1624.
Published: 15 November 2011
..., Jaikishan and Alessandro Tarozzi. Microcredit, Family Planning Programs, and Contraceptive Behavior: Evidence From a Field Experiment in Ethiopia...............................................749–782 DiPrete, Thomas A. See Anne McDaniel...
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Demography (2013) 50 (6): 2287–2296.
Published: 27 November 2013
... ...............................................1105–1128 Bajracharya, Ashish, and Sajeda Amin. Microcredit and Domestic Violence in Bangladesh: An Exploration of Selection Bias Influences ................................1819–1843 Badhoniya, Neetu. See Archana B. Patel ......................................................1129–1134...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1247–1272.
Published: 08 July 2019
..., policy-makers, and researchers generally perceive the least conflict between women’s childcare responsibilities and their engagement with paid work. Programs that fall under the umbrella of WEE in sub-Saharan Africa typically emphasize increasing women’s education, job training, and access to microcredit...
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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 333–357.
Published: 06 September 2012
..., the villagers were ethnically and religiously homogeneous, with most self-identifying as Bangladeshi/Bengali and Muslim (96 %). Each village had in it, or was within 2.0 km of, a school and at least one nongovernmental organization (NGO) offering legal advice, microcredit, primary health care, or schooling...
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Demography (2022) 59 (5): 1607–1630.
Published: 01 October 2022
.... , & Weil D. N. ( 2000 ). Population, technology, and growth: From Malthusian stagnation to the demographic transition and beyond . American Economic Review , 90 , 806 – 828 . Goodspeed T. B. ( 2016 ). Microcredit and adjustment to environmental shock: Evidence from the Great Famine...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 623–647.
Published: 18 April 2016
... with their older parents in Japan . Demography , 48 , 1559 – 1579 . 10.1007/s13524-011-0053-0 Turvey C. G. , & Kong R. ( 2010 ). Informal lending amongst friends and relatives: Can microcredit compete in rural China? . China Economic Review , 21 , 544 – 556 . 10.1016/j.chieco...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1573–1605.
Published: 03 September 2019
... and migration: The social consequences of gender . Annual Review of Sociology , 17 , 303 – 325 . 10.1146/annurev.so.17.080191.001511 Rankin K. N. ( 2001 ). Governing development: Neoliberalism, microcredit, and rational economic woman . Economy and Society , 30 , 18 – 37 . 10.1080...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1821–1852.
Published: 03 November 2016
... the gender norm in her community may elevate her risk of experiencing IPV, and evidence from Bangladesh favors this hypothesis. Namely, a woman’s short-term participation in microcredit has been associated with a higher risk of IPV in more socially conservative areas, where such participation likely has been...
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