Research Projects

EFFECTS OF AGE AT MARRIAGE AND EDUCATION ON HEALTH OF MOTHERS AND CHILDREN (KK PROJECT)
CoE-SISU
Year: 2020 - 2024
Organaisation: BRAC JPGSPH
Maternal Health Child Health

PI: Erica Field, Professor, Economics and Global Health, Duke University;

Kate Vyborny, Associate Director, DevLab, Duke University;
Professor Malabika Sarker, Associate Dean and Director, CoE-SISU, BRAC JPGSPH;
Nina Buchmann, PhD Candidate, Economics, Stanford University;
Rachel Glennerster, Chief Economist, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development office, UK;
Shahana Nazneen, Consultant, Innovations for Poverty Action;
Xiao Yu Wang, Assistant Professor, Economics, Duke University and Chief Economist, CRI

Coordinator: Ayesha Tasnim Mostafa, Senior Research Assistant, BRAC JPGSPH

Objective:- Assess the impact of increased marriage age and/or human capital on reproductive health;

- Assess the impact of increased marriage age and/or human capital on women’s long-term physical and psychological well-being;
- Assess the impact of increased marriage age and/or human capital on child health;
- Assess potential channels through which marriage age and/or human capital influence maternal and child health

Methodology: Quantitative method

Donor: National institutes of health, USA

Partner: Duke University