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To educate a woman and to educate a man: Gender-specific sexual behaviour and HIV responses to an education reform in Botswana


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Title: To educate a woman and to educate a man: Gender-specific sexual behaviour and HIV responses to an education reform in Botswana
Authors: Lindskog, Annika
Durevall, Dick
Issue Date: May-2019
Extent: 51
Publication type: report
Organization: Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Series/Report no.: Working Papers in Economics
763
Keywords: education
HIV
sexual behaviour
gender
Abstract: Education has been suggested as a ‘vaccine’ against HIV infection, but there is not much causal evidence behind this claim. Moreover, the few studies that exist on the impact of education on HIV infection and related outcomes have focused mostly on women, despite the fact that there are reasons to expect the responses of women and men to differ. This study analyses mechanisms that link education to HIV with a focus on gender differences, using data from four nationally representative surveys in ... more
ISSN: 1403-2465
Description: JEL: I12, I15, I25, I26
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/60262
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