Teller, Charles

The Demographic Transition and Development in Africa

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Table of contents

1. The Complex Nexus Between Population Dynamics and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: A New Conceptual Framework of Demographic Response and Human Adaptation to Societal and Environmental Hazards
Charles Teller, Assefa Hailemariam

2. The Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1990–2005: How Unique Is Ethiopia?
Tesfayi Gebreselassie

3. The Nature, Pace and Determinants of the Incipient Fertility Transition in Ethiopia, 1984–2007: Can the 4.0 TFR Target for 2015 be Met?
Charles Teller, Assefa Hailemariam, Tesfayi Gebreselassie

4. The Demographic Transition and Development Nexus in Ethiopia: Real Dividend or Burden?
Yordanos Seifu, Mehiret Habte, Solomon Alayu

5. Better-Educated Youth as a Vanguard of Social Change? Adolescent Transitions to Later Marriage and Lower Fertility in Southwest Ethiopia
Moshi Herman, Dennis Hogan, Tefera Belachew, Fasil Tessema, Abebe Gebremariam, David Lindstrom, Craig Hadley, Challi Jira, Kifle Woldemichael

6. Women’s Decision-Making Autonomy and Their Nutritional Status in Ethiopia: Socio-Cultural Linking of Two MDGs
Yibeltal Tebekaw

7. Maternal Mortality and Human Development in Ethiopia: The Unacceptably Low Maternal Health Service Utilization and Its Multiple Determinants
Munayie Seifu, Yirgu Gebrehiwot, Mesganaw Fantahun

8. Migration and Urbanization in Ethiopia: Addressing the Spatial Imbalance
Assefa Hailemariam, Aynalem Adugna

9. Rural–Urban Linkages in Ethiopia: Insuring Rural Livelihoods and Development of Urban Centers
Aynalem Adugna, Assefa Hailemariam

10. The Importance of Permanent and Temporary Migration for Occupational Mobility in Urban Centers: Young Women are Doing Better than Young Men
Yanyi K. Djamba, Charles Teller

11. Urbanization and Changing Livelihoods: The Case of Farmers’ Displacement in the Expansion of Addis Ababa
Feyera Abdissa, Terefe Degefa

12. Are there Mixed Malthusian and Boserupian Consequences of Population Pressure and Food Insecurity? Vulnerability and Demographic Responses in 16 Drought-Prone Districts Throughout Ethiopia
Charles Teller

13. Household Demographics, Assets, and Sustainable Rural Livelihoods: A Case Study from Rain-Endowed South Western Ethiopia
Dula Etana

14. Population, Family Planning and Long-Term Development Goals: “Predicting an Unpredictable Future”
Senait Tibebu

15. The National Population Policy (NPP) of Ethiopia: Achievements, Challenges and Lessons Learned, 1993–2010
Assefa Hailemariam, Solomon Alayu, Charles Teller

16. Barriers to Access and Effective Use of Data and Research for Development Policy in Ethiopia
Charles Teller, Assefa Hailemariam, Negash Teklu

17. Conclusions and Policy Implications
Charles Teller, Assefa Hailemariam

Keywords: Social Sciences, Demography, Population Economics, Public Health/Gesundheitswesen, Quality of Life Research

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