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Authors: Julie Davanzo, Jean Pierre Habicht
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: changes, variables, relationships, structure, roles, mortality, decline, malaysia, infant
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This Note is a reprint of an article that appeared in Demography, v. 23, no. 2, May 1986, p. 143-160. It uses individual-level retrospective data from the Malaysian Family Life Survey to examine why the infant mortality rate (IMR) has declined rapidly in Malaysia since World War II. Substantial increases in mothers' education and improvements in water and sanitation have contributed. However, brea......
Authors: William Butz, Julie Davanzo
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: conceptual, framework, analysis, malaysia, behavior, demographic, family, economic
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A design for analyzing economic and institutional influences on demographic behavior, developed as part of a project to identify factors within the domain of public policy influence which affect birth spacing and family size in Malaysia.The design provides a means of estimating the magnitude of key socioeconomic relationships among important facets of family activity, which will then be investigat......
Authors: Shahina Amin, Julie Davanzo
Source: www.rand.org
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: 0833004298, 9780833004291
Authors: Julie Davanzo, William Butz
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: family, malaysian, life, implications, survey, policy, fertility, planning, birthspacing, program
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Since the 1950s, fertility has fallen in each of Malaysia's three main ethnic groups — Malays, Chinese, and Indians.This report discusses some of the factors that contributed to these fertility trends and differentials. The authors begin by briefly summarizing the conceptual framework that has guided their analyses and by describing trends in birthspacing, breastfeeding, and contraceptive us......
ISBN: 0833044680, 9780833044686
Author: Peter Chalk
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: rand, dynamic, counterinsurgency, study, paper, evolving, conflict, insurgency, muslim, southern, thailand, understanding, malay
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Current unrest in the Malay-Muslim provinces of southern Thailand has captured growing national, regional, and international attention due to the heightened tempo and scale of rebel attacks, the increasingly jihadist undertone that has come to characterize insurgent actions, and the central government's often brutal handling of the situation on the ground. Of particular note are growing concerns t......
ISBN: 0821378805, 9780821378809
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: industrial, prospects, policy, options, malaysia, analysis, economies, threat, comparative, tiger
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English; Paperback; 312 pages; 6x9Published October 1, 2009 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-7880-9; SKU: 17880 In recent years, growth rates in the so-called "Tigereconomies" of Southeast Asia have been above the average not onlyfor developing countries but for the world as a whole. Yet they fallshort of the economic growth experienced during 1975–95. Theunderlying worry for policy......
Author: Dennis N. De Tray
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: recent, enrollments, trends, historical, malaysia, schooling
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This Note reviews Malaysia's educational history, including trends in schooling attainment and policy actions taken. It then looks at recent attendance among Malaysian children to assess variation in school enrollment as a reflection of more recent policy changes and as a basis for projecting school participation, and, indirectly, school attainment, into the future. Notable among the study's findi......
Author: Dennis N. De Tray
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: malaysia, peninsular, contributions, economic, children
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This Note explores economic contributions that children make to parents while living in parent households. A better understanding of resource flows from children to parents may provide the key to several Third World demographic puzzles, perhaps even to the nature and cause of demographic transitions. The body of the Note concentrates on labor market activities among unmarried children living with ......
Authors: William Butz, Peter Stan
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: malaysia, exchange, interhousehold, composition, household
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The authors analyze survey data on informal transfers of money, goods, and help among Malaysian households in 1976-1977.The annual combined value of these transfers amounts to 86 percent of annual income for households earning less than M$1,500, and declines to only one percent for households earning more than M$30,000.Blockmodeling is used to group household members who are similar to each other ......
Author: Fahmi Omar
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: descriptions, sample, communities, appendix, survey, family, life, malaysian
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Part of a series describing a survey and subsequent research on how economic and institutional factors influence birthspacing, family size, and breastfeeding in Malaysia, this report contains detailed maps and informal field descriptions of the 52 Primary Sampling Units (PSUs) in the sample. The descriptions are based on interviews with local officials and residents, and on the author’s pers......
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