The Fertility Transition: Panel Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa
Carolyn Chisadza and
No 620, Working Papers from Economic Research Southern Africa
We investigate the effects of different socioeconomic indicators on fertility rates in 48 sub-Saharan African countries between 1970 and 2012. The results, based on panel analysis with fixed effects and instrumental variables, show that initially income per capita and infant mortality explain a signiÂ…cant part of the fertility decline in the region. However, the introduction […]
Keywords: Fertility; Fertility Rate; Panel; Sub-Saharan Africa (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I25 J13 O55 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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