Fertility Rates and the Demographic Dividend
Countries that achieve sustainable fertility rates are positioned to reap the benefits of a “demographic dividend.” Southern Voices Network Scholar Eunice Mueni Williams explains the goal and how it relates to economic development in this edition of Wilson Center NOW.
The Africa Program works to address the most critical issues facing Africa and U.S.-Africa relations, build mutually beneficial U.S.–Africa relations, and enhance knowledge and understanding about Africa in the United States. The Program achieves its mission through in-depth research and analyses, including our blog Africa Up Close, public discussion, working groups, and briefings that bring together policymakers, practitioners, and subject matter experts to analyze and offer practical options for tackling key challenges in Africa and in U.S.-Africa relations. Read more