ERIC Number: EJ498143
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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The Quiet Revolution: Child Survival Comes of Age.
Bendahmane, Diane B.
Grassroots Development, v18 n2 p2-12 1994
Although child mortality rates have significantly improved in recent decades, most children in Latin America and the Caribbean are still living in poverty and are poorly educated. Investing in education has beneficial effects on birth rates, health, income equality, and the environment. Includes tables describing economic, educational, and infant mortality trends in Latin America and the Caribbean. (LP)
Descriptors: Birth Rate, Children, Conservation (Environment), Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Attainment, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Health, Higher Education, Human Capital, Income, Mortality Rate, Nongovernmental Organizations, Population Distribution, Poverty, Quality of Life, Rural Areas
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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