Female Education, Labour Force Participation and Fertility: Evidence from Uganda

@inproceedings{Bbaale2014FemaleEL,
  title={Female Education, Labour Force Participation and Fertility: Evidence from Uganda},
  author={Edward Bbaale},
  year={2014}
}
We use the Demographic and Health Survey 2006 to examine the relationship between female education and labour force participation and fertility rates for Uganda. Our results confirm the hypotheses that female education, especially at the secondary and post-secondary school levels, reduces fertility and increases the likelihood of females being engaged in the labour force. We also find that despite the near universal knowledge of family planning methods in Uganda and the importance of… CONTINUE READING

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