You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
Which factor do you think would have a larger impact on the fertility rate: the increased education of men or of women? Why?
It's the increased education of women which has the larger impact on the fertility rate.Education does have a major impact on fertility. [ Even after controlling for other relevant factors, the education of women stands out as a significant factor in determining fertility. It mostly operates through some intervening variables that determine the demand for children, supply of children and costs
of regulation. It was shown that the greatest impact of education on fertility occurs when levels of education are at secondary level. Small amounts of primary education are not likely to have a significant impact. However, the threshold level varies from one social setting to another. In highly gender-stratified societies, the threshold level is likely to be higher than in relatively egalitarian societies. Education has been found to increase women's levels of autonomy in decision-making, in acquiring knowledge, in gaining access to economic resources, and in interacting with a wider social circle. It is through this autonomy that education exerts an impact on fertility. ]
eula_marie|Points 25|
Question
Asked 12/18/2012 9:36:20 AM
Updated 4/11/2013 4:35:09 PM
1 Answer/Comment
Get an answer
New answers
Rating
0
The factor that would have a larger impact on the fertility rate is the increased education of women , because women getting an education will put off getting married and having children until she's finished with her education. Educated women learn about contraception and family planning, so they have less unwanted pregnancies. Even further still, education broadens their perspectives about what the world has to offer them besides being a wife and mother.** Which is why there are a number of cultures around the world consciously preventing their daughters from being educated. It isn't because they believe girls are incapable of learning. It's the reverse: they fear what the girls could accomplish if they were educated.
Added 4/11/2013 4:35:12 PM
Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
27,029,784 questions answered
Popular Conversations
emotive language
Weegy: Emotive language is language that arouses the emotions, such as that used in sensational newspaper headlines. ...
2/22/2017 7:31:53 AM| 3 Answers
Solve 1 – 2x – 1 = –10. A. x = –9 B. x = 5 C. x = 9 D. No ...
Weegy: 8x + 10 = 2x - 8; 8x - 2x = -8 - 10; 6x = -18; x= -18/6; x = -3. The answer is A. x = -3
2/22/2017 9:01:03 AM| 2 Answers
What is the currency of the United ...
2/22/2017 10:41:35 AM| 2 Answers
What is the slope of a line that is perpendicular to the line whose ...
Weegy: The answer is zero. The property is identity property of addition. This property states that any number plus 0 ...
2/22/2017 1:54:56 PM| 2 Answers
Which of the following did NOT play a role in weakening the power of ...
Weegy: The correct answer is B. FEUDALISM. Thank you for patiently waiting. User: Which two ...
2/23/2017 11:25:20 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
P
P
L
Points 425 [Total 1194] Ratings 2 Comments 405 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
P
L
P
P
Points 375 [Total 2349] Ratings 1 Comments 365 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
P
L
P
Points 226 [Total 1440] Ratings 0 Comments 226 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 30 [Total 30] Ratings 3 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 19 [Total 19] Ratings 0 Comments 19 Invitations 0 Online
S
Points 12 [Total 112] Ratings 1 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 12 [Total 22] Ratings 1 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 1 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 1 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Online
S
Points 5 [Total 5] Ratings 0 Comments 5 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.