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ISBN: 0896291375, 9780896291379
Author: Sudhanshu Handa
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Keywords: schooling, mozambique, children, welfare, capital, household, human
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Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res InstPublished Time: Intl Food Policy Res InstPages: 98References pp. 83-85.......
Author: Harold Alderman
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Keywords: three, developing, country, samples, tests, data, longitudinal, household, survey, attrition
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Publisher: World Bank PublicationsPublished Time: World Bank PublicationsPages: 46Results from this study of the extent and implications of attrition for three longitudinal household surveys from Bolivia, Kenya, and South Africa suggest that multivariate estimates of behavioral relations may not be biased because of high attrition. This suggests that demographers and other social scientists can pr......
ISBN: 0796920184, 9780796920188
Authors: Olive Shisana, Leickness Simbayi
Source: www.hsrcpress.ac.za
Keywords: hiv, risks, behavioural, prevalence, mass, national, household, media, survey, south, study, hsrc, mandela, aids, executive, nelson, summary, african
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This is a watershed cultural and demographic survey, commissioned by former President Nelson Mandela, and it came up with some surprising results! This study sampled a thorough cross-section of 9 963 South Africans from all walks of life. It shows 11 per cent are HIV+, 15.2 per cent of them aged between 15 and 49. Contrary to previous estimates, provinces with large urban informal settlements have......
Authors: Shahina Amin, Julie Davanzo
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Keywords: earnings, couple, households, married, malaysia, among, wives, inequality, impact
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Using data from the First and Second Malaysian Family Life Surveys, the authors analyze the effects of wives' earnings on household earnings inequality in Malaysia in 1976 and 1988.......
ISBN: 083301692X, 9780833016928
Authors: Julie Davanzo, Paul Gertler
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Keywords: health, transitions, perspective, microeconomic, household, production
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Over the past 20 years, advances in medical technology have not led to desired health improvements in the Third World. Governments may import and distribute medical technologies widely, but the effectiveness of these technologies will depend on how people respond to them. If such programs are to be effective, planners and practitioners must know what governs families' decisions to seek care and en......
Authors: Dana P. Goldman, Nicole Maestas
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Keywords: portfolio, choice, household, risk, expenditure, medical
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As health care costs continue to rise, medical expenses have become an increasingly important contributor to financial risk. Economic theory suggests that when background risk rises, individuals will reduce their exposure to other risks. This paper presents a test of this theory by examining the effect of medical expenditure risk on the willingness of elderly Medicare beneficiaries to hold risky a......
ISBN: 0796920079, 9780796920072
Authors: Olive Shisana, Leickness Simbayi
Source: www.hsrcpress.ac.za
Keywords: hiv, risks, behavioural, prevalence, mass, national, household, media, survey, south, study, hsrc, mandela, aids, full, nelson, report, african
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This is a watershed cultural and demographic survey, commissioned by former President Nelson Mandela, and it came up with some surprising results! This study sampled a thorough cross-section of 9 963 South Africans from all walks of life. It shows that 11 per cent are HIV+, 15.2 per cent of them aged between 15 and 49. Contrary to previous estimates, provinces with large urban informal settlements......
ISBN: 0796921482, 9780796921482
Authors: Exnevia Gomo, Shungu Munyati
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Keywords: district, zimbabwe, baseline, study, chimanimani, behaviour, survey, hiv, prevalence, household
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In 2002, the Human Sciences Research Council was commissioned by the WK Kellogg Foundation to develop and implement a five-year intervention project focusing on orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in southern Africa. In collaboration with several partner organizations, the project currently focuses on how children, families and communities in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe are coping with t......
Authors: Susann Rohwedder, Orazio P. Attanasio
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Keywords: pension, united, kingdom, reforms, saving, wealth, household, evidence
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Using three major U.K. pension reforms as natural experiments, we investigate the relationship between pension saving and discretionary private savings.Unlike most differences-in-differences approaches which rely on average differences between control and treatment group, we use economic theory to model the response of each individual household.The empirical analysis, based on the Family Expenditu......
ISBN: 0796920559, 9780796920553
Authors: Heather Brookes, Olive Shisana, Linda Richter
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Keywords: south, african, children, survey, risk, household, hiv, prevalence, national
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South Africa, like all of Africa, is dealing with the effects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, particularly with what is called the third wave of the epidemic- its social impact. Children bear a considerable part of the brunt of the social impact of HIV and AIDS. It is thus imperative to have well-researched information that can underpin our responses to the plight of children. The HSRC recognises that v......
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