A search for aggregate-level effects of education on fertility, using data from Zimbabwe.

@article{Kravdal2000ASF,
  title={A search for aggregate-level effects of education on fertility, using data from Zimbabwe.},
  author={Oystein Kravdal},
  journal={Demographic research},
  year={2000},
  volume={3},
  pages={[35] p.}
}
The analysis was based on the 1994 Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey combined with aggregate data from the 1992 census. Discrete-time hazard models for first and higher-order births were estimated for 1990-94. The average length of education in the district and the proportion who are literate were found to have no impact on a woman's birth rate above and beyond that of her own education, when it was controlled for urbanization. This was the case for women who themselves had little or no… CONTINUE READING