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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1765–1790.
Published: 07 October 2019
... relationship between maternal education and under-5 mortality. To identify such a causal effect, we exploited exogenous variation in maternal education induced by schooling reforms introducing universal primary education in the second half of the 1990s in Malawi and Uganda. Using a two-stage residual inclusion...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 787–809.
Published: 08 May 2015
... the endogeneity of schooling. I use the implementation of Universal Primary Education (UPE) policies in Malawi, Uganda, and Ethiopia in the mid-1990s to conduct a fuzzy regression discontinuity analysis of the effect of schooling on women’s desired fertility. Findings indicate that increased schooling reduced...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 917–934.
Published: 18 April 2019
... are fundamentally different from other levels of education, particularly with respect to ultimate ceilings. Our analysis therefore compares the functional form of higher education expansion in enrollments across nations with that observed in the expansion of primary and basic education to universal access. Although...
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Published: 15 October 2018
Fig. 4 Lifespan inequality gradient across education groups for women and for men over time for Spain (left panels) and the United States (right panels). Note: For Spain, < P refers to less than primary education; and P , S , U to primary, secondary, and university education More
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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 1965
... kilometers north of Santiago, Chile. The respondents were women living in the households of sharecroppesr or permanent hired hands or day wage workers on the plantations ( fundos ); a few were wives of unskilled laborers employed at loading gravel. The educational level was about second year of primary...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2085–2111.
Published: 29 October 2020
... a younger sister does not pose any competition; and (2) for firstborn children whose mothers have completed primary education or more, having a younger brother does not reduce parental educational aspirations for them. Findings from this study provide the first glimpse into how children fare as China...
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Demography (2018) 55 (6): 2371–2394.
Published: 17 October 2018
... ). Looking ahead, can we expect this pattern of convergence in marital patterns across countries to persist? It is difficult to predict, especially in light of the spread of universal primary education policies across Africa over the past two decades. Beginning with Malawi in 1994, 40 countries in sub...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 685–710.
Published: 01 April 2021
... these research gaps using the implementation of a 1976 Universal Primary Education (UPE) in Nigeria as a quasi-experimental exogenous change to estimate the effect of schooling attainment. Exposure to the UPE reform varied according to an individual's year of birth and the number of new schools constructed...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1401–1421.
Published: 01 August 2021
... motherhood. Before 1985, the Kenyan education system required seven years of primary education, four years of secondary education, two years of high school education, and a minimum of three years in the university. To create a more practical curriculum (vocationally oriented curriculum), the Kenyan...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 535–562.
Published: 01 April 2022
... townships and villages with traditionally lower educational levels, for which the goal was to realize universal primary education first and then complete CEL by 1995; and (3) least developed regions (mainly villages) with the lowest educational level before the reform, for which no rigid timeline was set...
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 57–70.
Published: 01 February 1998
..., the war left a legacy of conditions that posed considerable difficulties for the goal to universalize primary education and expand ac- cess to higher levels (UNESCO 1991). Moreover, the period 19. Thai results reveal a stronger inverse association than in Vietnam between entering secondary school...
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Demography (1995) 32 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 May 1995
...-universal primary education was achieved during that period. Second-level participation increased from less than one in 10 to nearly half; participation in higher education was still low in 1975, even though it had increased from I% to 7% in the 20-year period. Several political and legal changes aimed...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 337–358.
Published: 19 January 2012
... levels of racial group subjectivity. Despite this recent universal enrollment in primary schooling, black and pardo children have historically had educational disadvantages, and some of these disadvantages persist, as I will show. Educational stratification by race extends from the quantity...
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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 245–270.
Published: 01 May 2008
... to education became universal in primary school, ethnic inequalities widened in high school (Hannum 2002). The literature on why these inequalities persist or even widen in spite of the in- creases in overall educational levels remains poorly developed. However, some insights *Sonalde Desai, Department...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 347–371.
Published: 27 January 2020
...: Universal primary education as a natural experiment in Malawi and Uganda . Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, San Diego, CA . Retrieved from http://paa2015.princeton.edu/abstracts/151336 Reilly-Smorawski B. , Armstrong A. V. , & Catlin E...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 1195–1220.
Published: 01 June 2022
... and communities were already hesitant about keeping their daughters in school ( Ames 2013 ). A similar argument was made by Grant (2015) , who found that further schooling had no effects on age at first birth among compliers of universal primary education policies in Malawi. Thus, these findings highlight...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 59–77.
Published: 01 February 2007
... Relative Deprivation Fertility Transition Primary Sampling Unit Individual Education References Axinn , W.G. , & Barber , J.S. ( 2001 ). Mass Education and Fertility Limitation . American Sociological Review , 66 , 481 – 505 . 10.2307/3088919 Becker , G. ( 1991...
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Demography (1990) 27 (3): 447–455.
Published: 01 August 1990
... National University, Canberra, May 15–19. [See also Cleland, J. G., & van Ginneken, J. K. (1988). “Maternal Education and Child Survival in Developing Countries: The Search for Pathways of Influence.” Social Science & Medicine , 27, 1357–1368.] Mosley, W. H., & Chen, L. C. (1984...
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 71–81.
Published: 01 February 1998
... . Schultz , T.P. ( 1993 ). Returns to Women’s Education. . In E. King , & M.A. Hill (Eds.), Women 50 Education in Developing Countries: Barriers, Benefits and Policies (pp. 51 – 99 ). Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press . Stewart , J. , Popkin , B.M...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 281–313.
Published: 18 December 2014
... démocratie [Education and democracy] . Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso : University of Ouagadogou . Sathar , Z. A. , & Lloyd , C. B. ( 1994 ). Who gets primary schooling in Pakistan: Inequalities among and within families . The Pakistan Development Review , 33 , 103 – 134 . Schultz...
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