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dc.creatorForero Ramírez, Nohora Yulieth 
dc.creatorGamboa Niño, Luis Fernando 
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dc.date.created2009
dc.date.issued2009
dc.identifier.citationForero R, N., & Gamboa, L. F. (2009). Demand of children in Colombia : guessing or planning. Bogotá: Universiad del Rosario.
dc.identifier.urihttp://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/10854
dc.descriptionEl artículo analiza los determinantes de la presencia de hijos no deseados en Colombia. Se utiliza la información de la Encuesta Nacional de Demografía y Salud (ENDS, 2005), específicamente para las mujeres de 40 años o más. Dadas las características especiales de la variable que se analiza, se utilizan modelos de conteo para verificar si determinadas características socioeconómicas como la educación o el estrato económico explican la presencia de hijos no deseados. Se encuentra que la educación de la mujer y el área de residencia son determinantes significativos de los nacimientos no planeados. Además, la relación negativa entre el número de hijos no deseados y la educación de la mujer arroja implicaciones clave en materia de política social.
dc.description.abstractIn this paper, we attempt to analyze the determinants of unintended births among Colombian women aged 40 years old or more using data from the ‘Encuesta Nacional de Demografía y Salud ENDS- 2005”, which is Colombia´s national demographic and health survey. Given the especial characteristics of the variable under analysis, we used count data models in order to test whether certain characteristics of women and their socioeconomic backgrounds such as their level and years of schooling or socioeconomic group, explain the number of unintended births. We found that women’s education and the area of residence are significant determinants of unintended births. The inverse relationship between the level of education of women and the number of unintended births has key implications to social policies.
dc.format.extent32 páginas
dc.format.mediumRecurso electrónico
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dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofSerie documentos de trabajo. No 74 (Octubre 2009)
dc.relation.urihttps://ideas.repec.org/p/col/000092/005936.html
dc.sourceinstname:Universidad del Rosario
dc.sourcereponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR
dc.sourceinstname:Universidad del Rosario
dc.subjecttamaño de la familia
dc.subjectnacimientos no deseados
dc.subjecteducación
dc.subjectmodelos de conteo
dc.subject.ddcFactores que afectan el comportamiento social 
dc.subject.lembDemografía
dc.subject.lembDinámica de población
dc.subject.lembPoblación::Aspectos Económicos
dc.subject.lembFamilia
dc.titleDemand of children in Colombia : guessing or planning
dc.typeworkingPaper
dc.publisherUniversidad del Rosario
dc.publisher.departmentFacultad de Economía
dc.subject.keywordfamily size
dc.subject.keywordunintended births
dc.subject.keywordschooling
dc.subject.keywordcount data models
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