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Assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia

M. Fafchamps

Assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia

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Published by University of Oxford in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementM. Fafchamps and A.R. Quisumbing.
SeriesCentre the Study of African Economies Working Paper -- WPS 2000-28
ContributionsQuisumbing, A. R., Centre for the Study of African Economies.
The Physical Object
Pagination13p.
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21558702M


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Assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia by M. Fafchamps Download PDF EPUB FB2

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This paper examines the determinants of assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia. We find ample evidence of assortative matching at marriage. Assets brought to marriage are distributed in a highly. This paper examines the determinants of assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia. We identify and test three separate processes that determine assets brought to marriage: assortative matching; com.

Assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia. Control and ownership of assets within rural Ethiopian households Marriage and assortative matching in rural Ethiopia Marriage market selection and human capital allocations in rural Bangladesh This paper examines the determinants of assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia.

We identify and test three separate processes that determine assets brought to marriage: assortative matching; compensating parental transfers at marriage; and strategic behavior by by: Assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia "This paper contributes to the economic analysis of marriage and the family by examining and analyzing the relative importance of potential determinants of assets brought to marriages in rural Ethiopia.

inclusive measure is more appropriate in rural Ethiopia because gifts from the families to each other and to the couple account for a small proportion of assets brought to marriage. The main purpose of these gifts seems to be to seal the marriage and cover the cost of the wedding rather than to endow the newFile Size: KB.

Abstract. This paper examines the determinants of assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia. We identify and test three separate processes that determine assets brought to marriage: assortative matching; compensating parental transfers at marriage; and strategic behavior by : Marcel Fafchamps and Agnes Quisumbing.

This paper examines the determinants of assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia. We identify and test three separate processes that determine assets brought to marriage: assortative matching; compensating parental transfers at marriage; and strategic behavior by parents.

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): This paper examines the determinants of assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia. We identify and test three separate processes that determine assets brought to marriage: assortative matching; compensating parental transfers at marriage; and strategic behavior by parents.

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): This paper examines the determinants of assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia.

We identify and test three separate processes that determine assets brought to marriage: assortative matching, compensating parental transfers at marriage, and strategic behavior by parents.

assets to a marriage have higher welfare (e.g. Fafchamps and QuisumbingAssets at marriage in rural Ethiopia book ).

The bargaining framework, in contrast, implicitly assumes that spouses cannot, at the time of marriage, pre-commit to a future distribution of utility.1 Who gets what Assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia book be negotiated ex post (e.g. McElroy and HorneyManser and Brown ). Abstract. Journal article"This paper examines the determinants of assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia.

We identify and test three separate processes that determine assets brought to marriage: assortative matching; compensating parental transfers at marriage; and strategic behavior by parents. of assets brought to marriage, whether these were acquired from parents or other sources prior to marriage or received at the time of marriage.

1 This more inclusive measure is more appropriate in rural Ethiopia because gifts from the families to each other and. Abstract. This paper examines the determinants of assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia.

We identify and test three separate processes that determine assets brought to marriage: assortative matching, compensating parental transfers at marriage, and strategic behavior by : Marcel Fafchamps and Agnes Quisumbing. Assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia. analysis of marriage and the family by examining and analyzing the relative importance of potential determinants of assets brought to marriages in rural Ethiopia.

One potential determinant is assortative matching, whereby the rich marry the rich and the poor marry the poor, generating a positive. Using detailed data from rural Ethiopia, we find that assets brought to marriage are distributed in a highly unequal manner.

For first unions, assets brought to marriage are positively associated with parents’ wealth, indicating that a bequest motive affects assets at marriage.

Parental wealth affects the inheritance of neither groom nor by: YOUTH TRAJECTORIES THROUGH WORK AND MARRIAGE IN RURAL ETHIOPIA i Contents Summary ii The Authors ii Acknowledgements ii 1.

Introduction and overview 1 2. Young people’s trajectories in context 2 3. The notion of transition and policy contexts in Ethiopia 3 4. Research context 4 5. School enrolment in Ethiopia 5 Children who are no longer in school 5. region as having the highest prevalence, with 48% of rural married women and 28% of urban married women having married before the age of Types of early marriage in Ethiopia include promissory marriage, whereby a verbal promise is made at infancy or even childbirth by the parents to have their children get married.

In Ethiopia.s primarily agrarian economy, how one fares in the marriage market is an important determinant of welfare. Assets brought at marriage constitute the dominant form of start-up capital for new farms.

These assets affect farm-size distribution. Rural Ethiopia Ignores Law Against Child Brides Ethiopia's government is backing a series of new family-planning policies, including a ban on.

Child marriage, a formal marriage or informal union before is prevalent across all regions of Ethiopia. According to the Ethiopian Demographic Health Survey (EDHS), Amhara region has the second highest rate of child marriage, 56 per cent, next to Benishangul-Gumuz region which has perceptions of asset division upon divorce, but these changes have no impact on food security, poverty, happiness or wellbeing among women.

• This finding emphasizes the fact that, at least in rural Ethiopia, it is the initial conditions or perceptions that matter for long term wellbeing. Perhaps it takes time for changes in legislation to makeFile Size: KB. Ethiopia.likes talking about this. Love Ethiopia Official Facebook Page™ ®Followers: K.

--"Assets at marriage in rural Ethiopia" () Working paper ; See also: paper on "Assets at marriage" --"Marriage and assortative matching in rural Ethiopia" (). 1 MAJOR TRENDS AFFECTING FAMILIES IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA Betty Bigombe and Gilbert M.

Khadiagala Introduction Widespread variations in geography, socioeconomic structures, and. Gendered risks, poverty and vulnerability in Ethiopia: To what extent is the Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) making a difference.

October Nicola Jones, Yisak Tafere and Tassew Woldehanna1 * Disclaimer: The views presented in this paper are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of DFID.

Ethiopia is a predominantly agricultural country – more than 80% of the population lives in rural areas – that is in the early stages of demographic transition. Infant, child, and maternal mortality have fallen sharply over the past decade, but the total fertility rate has declined more slowly and the population continues to grow.

The present paper is a descriptive study of marriage ceremonies and types of marriage among Gidda Oromo, northern Wollega, Ethiopia. The information was obtained by interviewing with elders of the study community. Data were collected from January through August Naqataa (betrothal) is the most common type of marriage among the Gidda.

marriage in rural Ethiopia. The cost of providing these school supplies and conditional assets (chickens) was USD $20 and USD $32, respectively, per girl per year (Erulkar, Girmay and Weissman ).

IDENTIFYING THE NEED: THE CHILD CENSUS TOOL For scale-up to be effective, the areas with the highest rates of child marriage need to be identified forFile Size: 1MB. Age at marriage is of particular interest because it marks the transition to adulthood in many societies; the point at which certain options in education, employment, and participation in society are foreclosed.

This study aimed to investigate demographic and socioeconomic factors affecting age at first marriage in Ethiopian women.

The data source used for the analysis was the Ethiopian Author: Yihenew Mitiku, Demeke Kiffle, Dinberu Siyoum, Belay Birlie. In rural areas, villages are often composed of kin groups that offer support during difficult times.

Men are more privileged then females and usually receive the most prized properties and equipment, while women tend to inherit items associated with the domestic sphere. Abadi, A. (, January 1). Ethiopia marriage. Education for Rural People in Africa: Policy Lessons, Options and Priorities hosted by the Government of Ethiopia SeptemberAddis Ababa, Ethiopia Education For Rural People in Ethiopia By Ayalew Shibeshi Associate Professor and Head Department of Educational Administration Addis Ababa University Working Document September File Size: KB.

An Ethiopian Eritrean wedding. Christian Marriages According to tradition and culture the bride must be virgin when the marriage takes place. Because the bride virginity is highly valued and pride in Christian marriage, with the whole family being shamed if the bride is not virgin at marriage. Women in the rural areas marry much earlier than.

Levels of child marriage, defined as marriage before 1 are generally declining worldwide, although a substantial proportion of females in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia are still married before their 18th birthday.2 Estimates suggest that if marriage patterns remain unchanged, during the next 10 years more than million young women will be married during their adolescence (i.e.

The National Alliance to End Child Marriage in Ethiopia by was spearheaded by the Ministry of Children, Women and Youth Affairs to identify the drivers of child marriage across Ethiopia and to locate examples of best practice.

The first ever Ethiopian Girl Summit took place in Addis Ababa in June The government reiterated commitments. (April ) Ethiopia has one of the highest rates of early marriage in the world, with one in two girls marrying before her 18th birthday and one in five girls marrying before the age of 1 However, prevalence rates vary greatly by region and are often higher than national figures, such as in the Amhara region in northern Ethiopia, where almost 50 percent of girls are married by age epidemic, women's lack of property and inheritance rights has exacerbated women's poverty and has substantially increased their vulnerability.

An estimated 85 percent of Ethiopia's 77 million population is rural. For both urban and rural inhabitants, land is a vital source of livelihood as it provides shelter and or a site for income.

Harmful traditional practices, including female genital cutting (national prevalence rate of per cent) and child marriage disproportionately affect rural women and girls. The Government of Ethiopia is explicitly committed to the achievement of gender equality.

Erulkar A, Muthengi E. “Evaluation of Berhane Hewan: A program to delay marriage in rural Ethiopia,” International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 35(1): Baird S, Gardein R, McIntosh C, et.

al. Effect of a Cash Transfer Programme for Schooling on Prevalence of HIV and Herpes Simplex Type 2.According to tradition and culture the bride must be virgin when the marriage takes place. Because the bride virginity is highly valued and pride in Christian marriage, with the whole family being shamed if the bride is not virgin at marriage.

Rural women in particular tend to marry at .In in Ethiopia, 40% of girls are married off before 18 years old. 14% are married before they turn Ethiopia is the 16th highest nation in the world for child marriage. In Ethiopia, two in every five girls are married before their 18th birthday and nearly one in five girls marries before the age of