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Shaefer and Edin's book ($2 a Day) cited in piece on political debate over plight of impoverished Americans

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Arline Geronimus receives 2016 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

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Young woman, South Africa

How does fertility affect women's economic activity and status in South Africa?

4/23/2013 feature story

David Lam links survey data from South Africa on women's age at first birth and the number, timing, and spacing of all children to data on women's earnings, household income, government transfers, and poverty status. This study also integrates information on access to family planning clinics.

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David Lam

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