Singh, Abhijeet

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2016

Teenage marriage, fertility, and well-being: panel evidence from India

This paper uses a unique dataset from Andhra Pradesh, tracking a cohort of children who were born in 1994–95 from the ages of 8 to 19 years, to ask three key questions about teenage marriage and fertility in India. First, what predicts getting married during the teen years?