Applied Economics , 2006 , 38 , 491 – 503 Does female education prevent the spread of HIV-AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa ?

@inproceedings{Brent2006AppliedE,
  title={Applied Economics , 2006 , 38 , 491 – 503 Does female education prevent the spread of HIV-AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa ?},
  author={Robert J. Brent},
  year={2006}
}
Cross-section estimates of 31 countries for the year 2000 are used to examine the effect of the level of female education, and the gap between male and female levels, on the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. Many standard types of education are analysed and a non-standard category involving underand over-aged primary school enrollees are identified. Although it is found that female education is positively related to country infection rates, there is scope to reduce infection rates… CONTINUE READING

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