A Study on Determinants of Fertility and its Association with Child Mortality in India

Ashish Kumar Yadav, Ram Janak Yadav

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The present study is based on Johan Bongarts famous framework for determinants of fertilityto the best of our knowledge the present study is 1st of its kind in Indiaexploring the variation on fertility determinants in light of mortality globally also we find limited work in this area according to the framework four proximate variables are capable of explaining 96 per cent of all fertility variations in any population however the rest four per cent variation in fertility levels are left to uncertainty and the present study also do not cover them.


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