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Maternal education, female labour force participation and child mortality : evidence from the Indian census

Tulasidhar, V.B


The objective of this paper is to examine how child mortality changes with different levels of maternal education and to quantify the impact of maternal education and female labour force participation. Child mortality gradients, according to years of education, are rather steep at the primary education level for both male and female children. In post-primary stages of education incremental gains in mortality reduction are almost non-existent. Child mortality is inversely related to both...[Show more]

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Date published: 1993
Type: Journal article


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