An assessment of child mortality in the low and middle income nations: a cross country analysis

Md. Arfanuzzaman
post-graduate student of Dhaka School of Economics,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • The study examines the probable factors such as female literacy, and per capita GNP who affects the child mortality in different extend. It reveals in the study that female literacy and per capita GNP adversely influence the child mortality of the low and middle income countries around the world, meaning that an increase in the both variables can trim down the child mortality significantly. It is found that the impact of female literacy is nearly double than that of per capita GNP which suggests to give more importance on female education and public awareness to reduce child mortality.
  • child mortality, female literacy, per capita GNP, cross country analysis.
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  • Arfanuzzaman Md. An assessment of child mortality in the low and middle income nations: a cross country analysis [Internet source] / Md. Arfanuzzaman // Economic Processes Management: International Scientific E-Journal. – 2014. – № 3. – Access mode: http://epm.fem.sumdu.edu.ua/download/2014_3/2014_3_2.pdf
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