> The Consequences of Imperfect Fertility Control for Children's Survival, Health, and Schooling (English) 8
This report explores the consequences of imperfect fertility control on various aspects of children's human capital formation-their survival, health, and schooling-using Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) data from five countries across a range of demographic and development regimes. Information on women's fertility preferences is used to investigate two aspects of imperfect fertility control: unintended fertility and excess fertility. The countries included in the survey are the Dominican Republic (1991), Egypt (1988), Kenya (1993), the Philippines (1993), and Thailand (1987).
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