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Child Labour and Schooling Responses to Production and Health Shocks in Northern Mali

Andrew Dillon.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Economic Development. 8112 words.

This paper investigates the effect of shocks on children's time in school, home production and market production at the extensive and intensive margins. Production shocks increase the...

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Child Monetary Poverty and Multidimensional Deprivations: Why They Differ

Paola Ballón, John Cockburn, Sylvain Dessy and Setou Diarra.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Economic Development. 11251 words.

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We analyse the causal effect of parental education on the potential mismatch between child monetary poverty and multidimensional deprivations. First,...

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Collecting Sex Disaggregated Data to Improve Development Policies

Cheryl Doss.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Economic Development. 8164 words.

This paper discusses the need for better data, the possibilities for collecting such data, and the initial findings of efforts to gather sex disaggregated data on important economic...

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Collective Labour Supply: Heterogeneity and Non-Participation

Richard Blundell, Pierre-Andre Chiappori, Thierry Magnac and Costas Meghir.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 13655 words.

We present identification and estimation results for the “collective” model of labour supply in which there are discrete choices, censoring of hours, and non-participation in employment. We...

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Commercialization and the Balance of Women's Dual Roles in Non-Income-Pooling West African Households

Lisa C. Smith and Jean-Paul Chavas.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1997; p ublished online May 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

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Community-level Impacts of AIDS-Related Mortality: Panel Survey Evidence from Zambia*

Thomas S. Jayne, Antony Chapoto, Elizabeth Byron, Mukelabai Ndiyoi, Petan Hamazakaza, Suneetha Kadiyala and Stuart Gillespie.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economics of Health. 6089 words.

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The Consequences of Rising Youth Obesity for U.S. Military Academy Admissions

John Cawley and Johanna Catherine Maclean.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

March 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Particular Labour Markets; Economics of Health. 7390 words.

This study estimates the percentage of the U.S. age-eligible population that exceeds weight-for-height admission standards of U.S. Military Academies, the undergraduate institutions that...

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The Consequences of the “Missing Girls” of China

Avraham Y. Ebenstein and Ethan Jennings Sharygin.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Demographic Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour; Labour and Demographic Economics. 11115 words.

In the wake of the one-child policy of 1979, China experienced an unprecedented rise in the sex ratio at birth (ratio of male to female births). In cohorts born between 1980 and 2000, there...

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Constructing transnational social spaces among Latin American migrants in Europe: perspectives from the UK

Cathy McIlwaine.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2012; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 8990 words.

This paper examines the construction of transnational social spaces among Latin American migrants living in the UK in relation to their multiple connections with homelands and other...

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Consumer cohorts and demand elasticities

Geir Wæhler Gustavsen.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

April 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics; Agricultural Economics. 7447 words.

A mixed effects model is used to estimate intercepts, price and expenditure elasticities for vegetables, meat and fish in different cohorts. Results from Wald tests reveal that intercepts...

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Coupon Redemption and Its Effect on Household Cheese Purchases

Diansheng Dong and Harry M. Kaiser.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics. 7435 words.

By endogenizing unit value and coupon redemption, we estimate U.S. household cheese purchase, quality choice, and coupon redemption equations simultaneously. Zero purchases and missing...

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Criminal Rehabilitation, Incapacitation, and Aging

Peter N. Ganong.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Demographic Economics. 10368 words.

In April 1993, Georgia instituted new parole guidelines that led to longer prison terms for parole-eligible offenders. This paper shows that an extra year of prison reduces the three-year...

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Critical Issues Suggested by Trends in Food, Population, and the Environment to the Year 2020

Mark W. Rosegrant and Mercedita A. Sombilla.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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Cultural heritage and the location choice of Dutch households in a residential sorting model

Mark van Duijn and Jan Rouwendal.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economic Sociology; Household Analysis. 12194 words.

Recent research has stressed the role of consumer amenities for urban development. In this article, we investigate the impact of cultural heritage on the attractiveness of cities by...

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Culture, spatial diffusion of ideas and their long-lasting imprints—evidence from Froebel’s kindergarten movement

Stefan Bauernschuster and Oliver Falck.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Labour and Demographic Economics; Economic Sociology. 11088 words.

We document the spatial diffusion of Friedrich Froebel’s radical invention of kindergartens in 19th-century Germany. The first kindergarten was founded at Froebel’s birthplace. Early...

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The Decision to Invest in Child Quality over Quantity: Household Size and Household Investment in Education in Vietnam

Hai-Anh H. Dang and F. Halsey Rogers.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Demographic Economics; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 16900 words.

During Vietnam's two decades of rapid economic growth, its fertility rate has fallen sharply at the same time that its educational attainment has risen rapidly—macro trends that are...

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The decline in average family size and its implications for the average benefits of within‐household sharing

Carsten Schröder, Katrin Rehdanz, Daiju Narita and Toshihiro Okubo.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics; Energy Economics. 7207 words.

Economic policies rely on demographic projections. Yet in making these projections, researchers often ignore the aspect of household formation—despite sustained trends in many...

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The Demand for Reproductive Health Care

Gauthier Tshiswaka-Kashalala and Steven F Koch.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economics of Health. 11183 words.

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Africa has higher rates of fertility than anywhere else, which limits the ability of a demographic transition to positively influence economic and...

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The Demand for Sons

Gordon B. Dahl and Enrico Moretti.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics. 20125 words.

Do parents have preferences over the gender of their children, and if so, does this have negative consequences for daughters versus sons? In this paper, we show that child gender affects...

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Demographic and economic disparities for NUTS regions in Germany and the UK in the recent past (1990–2010) and future

Paweł Paluchowski.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 7137 words.

This article outlines the increase in regional demographic and economic disparities in Germany and the UK. The argument is brought forward that the increasing differences in demographic and...

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