The fourth essay analyzes the effect of maternal education and its pathways on child nutrition. The pathways examined are health-seeking behavior, knowledge of health and family planning, reproductive behavior, and socioeconomic status. Logistic regression results show that maternal education and its pathways are more relevant and robust in explaining chronic than acute child malnutrition.The essence of the impact of uncertainty and son preference on lifetime fertility goals derived in the theoretical analysis in ... For example, for the national (all respondents) sample, a shift from the lowest to the highest wealth quintile reducesanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays on Intrahousehold Allocation and the Family: Fertility, Child Education, and Nutrition|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|