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Document Type
Working Papers
Publication Topic(s)
Education, Gender
Country(s)
Bolivia
Language
English
Author(s)
George T. Bicego, J. Ties Boerma and Institute for Resource Development/Macro Systems, Inc. Columbia, Maryland, USA s
Publication Date
December 1990
Publication ID
WP1

Abstract:

Studies using data from the World Fertility Survey have shown that , on average, each one-year increment in maternal education corresponds to a reduction of 7 to 9 persent in mortality for children under 5 years of age.