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determinants of fertility in three north Indian states

Prabir Bhattacharya

determinants of fertility in three north Indian states

the role of caste, female autonomy, and economic development

by Prabir Bhattacharya

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Published by Heriot-Watt University, Dept. of Economics in [Edinburgh] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPrabir Bhattacharya & Mark Batsford.
SeriesDiscussion paper in economics -- no.20
ContributionsBatsford, Mark.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20563358M

This chapter discusses the growth of population in the Indian subcontinent during the period and the determinants of the observed growth rates including mortality, fertility and migration. Even prior to the censuses conducted during , enumerations of populations and houses were attempted in different parts of the country and in. The determinants of fertility have engaged the interest of economists for some time. Adam Smith () noted families were larger in settings where labour was scarce and child labour was especially valuable to parents, as in North America with its abundant land. Smith recognized that.

Total fertility and marital fertility rates of and (shown elsewhere) children per woman, respectively, obtained in this study was similar to the finding in Gondar, North West Ethiopia done in The fertility level is still one of the by: Keywords: Second demographic transition, lowest-low fertility, fertility rate, fertility transition. Location Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Services: Evidence from Chinese Provincial-level data. Feng Yin, Mingque Ye and Lingli Xu () Keywords: Foreign Direct Investment, Services, Location, Determinants, China.

  Fertility is high in rural Ethiopia. Women in the reproductive age group differed in various characteristics including access to food and encounter to drought which requisite the assessment of determinants of fertility. Reproductive age women were recruited from a DSS, the Butajira DSS database. A DHS maternity history questionnaire was administered on by: information flows and culture change; mortality and morbidity were principal determinants of well-being and determined fertility (and thus gender relations), investment in human capital, and economic productivity, and more generally shaped people’s hopes and fears. The same is true of marriage customs and household Size: 95KB.


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Determinants of Fertility in Developing Countries: Fertility Regulation and Institutional Influences (Studies in Population) (v. 2) [Bulatao, Rodolfo A., Lee, Ronald D.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Determinants of Fertility in Developing Countries: Fertility Regulation and Institutional Influences (Studies in Population) (: Rodolfo A.

Bulatao, Ronald D. Lee. Determinants of Fertility in Developing Countries: A Summary of Knowledge Determinants of Fertility in Developing Countries: A Summary of Knowledge, National Research Council (U.S.).

Panel on Fertility Determinants Issue 15 of National Research Council Studies in population: Contributor: National Research Council (U.S.).

Panel on Fertility. Fertility levels in sub-Saharan Africa are among the highest in the world. As a result, recent fertility declines in a few countries have gained the attention of researchers and policy makers, and have renewed interest in the factors affecting fertility.

As first outlined by Davis and Blake ( Determinants of fertility decline in India (English) Determinants of fertility in three north Indian states book fertility has declined by at least 25 percent in the last 20 years.

India's current fertility level is lower than that in any other country at the same or lower level of socio-economic by: 7. This is the first ever study to examine the association of fertility change with three key distal determinants, namely female literacy, under-five mortality, and poverty, over the last two decades in districts of India.

Using a conceptual framework focusing on factors that enhance or reduce fertility relative to desired family size (see Bongaarts ), we study fertility variation across time (–) and space (states) in India. Our empirical analyses use data from three waves of the Indian National Family Health Surveys.

We find that this framework can account for a substantial portion of the Cited by: Title: Determinants of Fertility in Developing Countries: Fertility regulation and institutional influences Studies in population Volume 2 of Determinants of Fertility in Developing Countries: Panel on Fertility Determinants, Committee on Population and Demography, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council, Ronald Demos Lee.

This is a list of the States and union territories of India of India ranked in order of number of children born for each woman. Recent surveys show that majority of Indian states fertility rate has fallen well below the replacement level of and the country is fast approaching the replacement level itself.

The total fertility rate of India stands at as of Religion and Fertility in India Article in Economic and political weekly 35(35) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The Determinants of Household Fertility Decision in Malaysia; An Econometric Analysis Article (PDF Available) in Procedia Economics and Finance December with Reads. This study provides a panel data analysis of the key determinants of statewide fertility rates in the United States for the period It looks into the effects of immigration, child tax credit law, maternity leave or short-term disability payments, wages, unemployment rate, labor force participation, and urbanization on : Dario Castro.

At the other end, the large north Indian states find themselves in the same league as the least developed countries of the world in terms of the same indicators.

In Uttar Pradesh, for instance, the infant mortality rate is six times as high as in Kerala, the total fertility rate is as high as Bongaarts and Potter () quantified the effects of six of the nine proximate determinants of fertility that were shown to have the greatest effect on fertility in 41 populations: percentage of women in sexual union, postpartum abstinence and lactational amenorrhea (taken together), contraceptive use, abortion, and pathological sterility.

This report tries to explain observed changes in fertility rates across OECD countries, with an emphasis on socio-economic considerations. It aims to extend the understanding of fertility-related behaviours in different ways: first, by explaining recent developments in fertility rates and their relationships to other social drivers; second, by developing and testing new and expanded models to Cited by: Notably, several states have already reached fertility that is at or below the replacement level.

Recent data from the NFHS3 (Table 1, column 3) show state fertility levels as high as births per woman in Bihar and as low as in Andhra Pradesh and Goa, indicative of the well-known variation in fertility between north and south India. Thus, India provides substantial variation in relatively low fertility Cited by: (a) Pre model of fertility in Karimpur for the poor.

(b) Post model of fertility in Karimpur for the poor. Family composition strategies in rural north India Uttar Pradesh is part of the northern plains where males are numerically preponderant, following the north-south socio-cultural divide [3, 18, 19].Cited by: Fertility is a way through which human beings biologically replace themselves in order to continue their existence on earth.

The present paper therefore attempts to study the factors affecting fertility among the Jat women of Haryana state. A household survey was conducted in 15 villages of Palwal district in which the concentration of > Jats was found to be highest and ever married Author: Ketaki Chandiok, Prakash Ranjan Mondal, Chakraverti Mahajan, Kallur Nava Saraswathy.

Determinants of Fertility in Three North Indian States: Caste, Female Autonomy and Economic Development.” (). Economic Growth and the Rise of Forests.” (). Economic Growth in a Cross Section of Countries.” ().Author: Haimanti Bhattacharya and Robert Innes.

The proximate determinants of fertility are the biological and behavioral factors through which socioeconomic and environmental variables operate to influence the rate of childbearing in a population.

Three biological proximate variables are identified: permanent sterility, the probability of conception, and intrauterine by:   Determinants of Child Immunization in Fourless-Developed States of North India Partha De and B.

Bhattacharya Journal of Child Health Care 6: 1, Cited by:. Sociology of Fertility: Determinants of Fertility Differentials in South India [Mahadevan, K.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sociology of Fertility: Determinants of Fertility Differentials in South IndiaFormat: Hardcover.Differences between the three regions are very minor: in Asia/North Africa to in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.

An alternative measure of pre-transitional fertility is the maximum. The north is mostly orange or red with Uttar Pradesh and Bihar – two states that together make up a quarter of India’s population – recording very high fertility rates of and