Groth, Hans

Africa's Population: In Search of a Demographic Dividend

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Hans Groth, John F. May

Part I. Sub-Saharan Africa’s Population: Country and Regional Case Studies

2. Africa’s Population: History, Current Status, and Projections
Jean-Pierre Guengant

3. Reaping a Demographic Dividend in Africa’s Largest Country: Nigeria
Emmanuel Jimenez, Muhammad Ali Pate

4. The Second Biggest African Country Undergoing Rapid Change: Ethiopia
Assefa Hailemariam

5. The Third Biggest African Country: The Democratic Republic of the Congo
David Shapiro, Basile O. Tambashe, Anatole Romaniuk

6. A Case of An Almost Complete Demographic Transition: South Africa
Tom A. Moultrie

7. Fertility Transitions and Schooling Dividends in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Experience of Vanguard Countries
Parfait M. Eloundou-Enyegue, Noah Hirschl

8. Countries with Fertility Transitions in Progress
Jean-François Kobiané, Moussa Bougma

9. Countries with Slow and Irregular Fertility Transitions
Gervais Beninguisse, Liliane Manitchoko

10. Countries with Very Slow or Incipient Fertility Transition
Hamidou Issaka Maga, Jean-Pierre Guengant

11. Demographic Challenges of the Sahel Countries
John F. May, Jean-Pierre Guengant, Vincent Barras

Part II. Drivers of the Demographic Dividend

12. The Demographic Dividend: A Potential Surplus Generated by a Demographic Transition
Vincent Turbat

13. African Fertility Changes
Bruno Schoumaker

14. Access to Family Planning and Women’s Health
Ndola Prata

15. Manpower, Education, Skills and Jobs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Past Trends and Future Outlook
Nicholas Eberstadt

16. Marriage Patterns and the Demographic Dividend
Dominique Meekers, Anastasia J. Gage

17. Mortality, Health, and Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa
Bruno Masquelier, Almamy Malick Kanté

18. Acute and Chronic Health Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Unfinished Agenda
Thomas Zeltner, Farhad Riahi, Jonas Huber

19. New and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa
Alan Whiteside, Nick Zebryk

20. Internal Migration, Urbanization and Slums in Sub-Saharan Africa
Blessing Mberu, Donatien Béguy, Alex C. Ezeh

21. Internal and International Migration
Nikola Sander, Elin Charles-Edwards

Part III. Development Challenges

22. Economic Growth and Public and Private Investments
Vincent Turbat

23. Governance, Transparency, and the Rule of Law
Anna Zuber, Christian Blickenstorfer, Hans Groth

24. The Role of Natural Resources
Daniel J. Mabrey

25. Population, Food Security, and Climate Change: Africa’s Challenges
Jason Bremner

26. The Development of Organized Commodity Exchanges in Africa: An Economic Analysis
Heinz Zimmermann, Marco Haase

Part IV. Assembling Sub-Saharan Africa’s Jigsaw

27. Is Rapid Fertility Decline Possible? Lessons from Asia and Emerging Countries
Feng Wang

28. Demographic Dividend Models
Scott Moreland, Elizabeth Leahy Madsen

29. The Roles of Governments, the Private Sector, and the International Community
Jotham Musinguzi

30. Conflicts and the Demographic Transition: Economic Opportunity or Disaster?
Siri Aas Rustad, Gudrun Østby, Henrik Urdal

31. Conclusions
Hans Groth, John F. May

Keywords: Social Sciences, Demography, Population Economics, Development Policy

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