The purpose of this thesis is to study differential female
nuptiality patterns in Bangladesh using data from the 1976 Bangladesh
Fertility Survey. This survey was the first of its kind in Bangladesh
to collect elaborate information on marriage, dissolution and
remarriage. Prior to this study little was known about nuptiality
differentials in Bangladesh.
Age at marriage is increasing in both rural and urban areas
of Bangladesh. Education levels have the greatest effect on age...[Show more]
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