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Poverty reduction--an effective means of population control [electronic resource] : theory, evidence and policy / Mohammed Sharif.

By: Sharif, Mohammed.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xv, 166 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780754685708 (electronic bk.); 0754685705 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Poverty -- Developing countries | Birth control -- Developing countries | Developing countries -- Population policy | Developing countries -- Economic policy | Pauvret�e -- Pays en voie de d�eveloppement | R�egulation des naissances -- Pays en voie de d�eveloppement | Pays en voie de d�eveloppement -- Politique d�emographique | Pays en voie de d�eveloppement -- Politique �economique | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure | Armut | Bek�ampfung | Bev�olkerungspolitik | Geburtenregelung | Entwicklungsl�anderGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Poverty reduction--an effective means of population control.DDC classification: 363.9/1 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Population control policy -- Problems of assumptions -- Population control policy and working poor behavior -- an analysis of incompatibility -- Irrational fertility behavior hypothesis -- an empirical examination, 1998-2000 data -- Irrational fertility behavior hypothesis -- further examination, 2001-2005 data -- Child participation, nature of work, and fertility demand -- a theoretical analysis -- The observed landholding-fertility relationship -- is it monotonic? -- Poverty and fertility -- evidence and policy implications, 1998-2000 data -- Poverty and fertility -- further evidence, 2001-2005 data -- Poverty eradication policies -- Concluding remarks.
Summary: This book contends that high fertility is rational in that it achieves short term economic benefit and long term old-age support for families. Wider macroeconomic choices of the poor are not the concern of the individual family. This means that the fertility choices of the poor are not a result of ignorance.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Population control policy -- Problems of assumptions -- Population control policy and working poor behavior -- an analysis of incompatibility -- Irrational fertility behavior hypothesis -- an empirical examination, 1998-2000 data -- Irrational fertility behavior hypothesis -- further examination, 2001-2005 data -- Child participation, nature of work, and fertility demand -- a theoretical analysis -- The observed landholding-fertility relationship -- is it monotonic? -- Poverty and fertility -- evidence and policy implications, 1998-2000 data -- Poverty and fertility -- further evidence, 2001-2005 data -- Poverty eradication policies -- Concluding remarks.

This book contends that high fertility is rational in that it achieves short term economic benefit and long term old-age support for families. Wider macroeconomic choices of the poor are not the concern of the individual family. This means that the fertility choices of the poor are not a result of ignorance.

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