Endogenous Women's Autonomy and the Use of Reproductive Health Services: Empirical Evidence from Tajikistan

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Yusuke Kamiya;
  • Subject: Female autonomy; Antenatal care; Delivery care; Reproductive health services; Tajikistan; Bivariate probit model
    • jel: jel:J13 | jel:J12 | jel:J16

Though gender equity is widely considered to be a key to improving maternal health in developing countries, little empirical evidence has been presented to support this claim. This paper investigates whether or not and how female autonomy within the household affects wo... View more
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