Economic Booms and Risky Sexual Behavior: Evidence from Zambian Copper Mining Cities

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Nicholas Wilson;
  • Subject: commodity shocks, copper mining, economic growth, HIV/AIDS, Zambia
    • jel: jel:O40 | jel:J10 | jel:I18 | jel:O12

Existing studies suggest that individual and household level economic shocks affect the demand for and supply of risky sex. However, little evidence exists on the effects of an aggregate shock on equilibrium risky sexual behavior. This paper examines the effects of the ... View more
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