Session 137:
Child Well-Being in Africa

Friday, April 1
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Wilson A
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Eliya M. Zulu, African Institute for Development Policy Research (AFIDEP)
Discussant: Dorrit Posel, University of Kwazulu-Natal

  1. Trends in Universal Primary Education, Child and Maternal Mortality in the Context of the Millennium Development Goals in South Africa with Particular Reference to Gauteng and North-West ProvincesEric O. Udjo, University of South Africa; Joshua Kembo, University of South Africa; Ishmael I. Kalule-Sabiti, North-West University, Mafikeng Campus

  2. Economic Lifecycle and Dependency: Implications for Human Capital Development and Social Policy in NigeriaOlanrewaju Olaniyan, University of Ibadan; Adedoyin Soyibo, University of Ibadan; Akanni Lawanson, University of Ibadan

  3. The Effects of Migration on Child Outcomes in Households at Origin: Evidence from SenegalOusmane Faye, CEPS/INSTEAD; Fatou Cisse, Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar

  4. Bargaining with Grandma: The Impact of the South African Pension on Household Decision-MakingKate Ambler, University of Michigan

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