A demographic dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa: Source, Magnitude, and Realization
Salal Humair (),
Larry Rosenberg (),
Jp Sevilla and
Additional contact information
Salal Humair: Harvard School of Public Health
Larry Rosenberg: Harvard School of Public Health
Jp Sevilla: George Mason School of Law
James Trussell: Office of Population Research, Princeton University and the Hull York Medical School
PGDA Working Papers from Program on the Global Demography of Aging
The demographic dividend – the one-time economic bonus that can arise, if conditions are right, from a decline in fertility rates – could matter a lot for Sub-Saharan Africa. Rapid population growth will doubtless bring great challenges, but lower fertility rates could usher in a higher share of working-age people in the population and thus, potentially, enormous economic benefits for the region.
Keywords: Labor studies; aging; health care (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (1) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
Our link check indicates that this URL is bad, the error code is: 404 Not Found (http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/pgda/WorkingPapers/2013/PGDA_WP_110.pdf [301 Moved Permanently]--> https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/pgda/WorkingPapers/2013/PGDA_WP_110.pdf)
Working Paper: A Demographic Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa: Source, Magnitude, and Realization (2013)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:gdm:wpaper:11013
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in PGDA Working Papers from Program on the Global Demography of Aging
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Cinzia Smothers ( this e-mail address is bad, please contact ).