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Type Journal Article - Sociological Perspectives
Title Education and changing reproductive behavior in Ghana
Author(s)
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 1993
Page numbers 241-256
URL http://www.jstor.org/pss/1389244
Abstract
This study employs recent data from the 1988 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey to assess earlier speculation of fertility change in Ghana. The findings are cautiously optimistic. Although there is little evidence to support any hypothesis of a fertility turnaround in Ghana, there is some indication that continued increases in the proportion of women with some secondary education may yet induce a fertility transition in Ghana.

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