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Teen mother in Cape Town

Family behavior and economic development

5/2/2011 feature story

In this project, David Lam, Rebecca Thornton, and Robert Willis use CAPS and NIDS data to analyze demographic behavior and economic outcomes at the household level. They look at childbearing, schooling, earnings, and family transfers, focusing on teen fertility.

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