How does female education affect fertility? A structural model for the Cote d'Ivoire.

@article{Appleton1996HowDF,
  title={How does female education affect fertility? A structural model for the Cote d'Ivoire.},
  author={Simon Appleton},
  journal={Oxford bulletin of economics and statistics},
  year={1996},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={139-66}
}
  • Simon Appleton
  • Published 1996 in Oxford bulletin of economics and statistics
This research study provides some insights into methodological issues in modeling fertility and its proximate determinants. The aim is to examine the links between female schooling and fertility in the Ivory Coast. The article first presents a brief literature review on the effect of education on fertility, describes the data and choice of econometric models, and indicates in a reduced form model the estimates of the impact of education and other socioeconomic factors on age at cohabitation and… CONTINUE READING