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Introduction
Cynthia B. Lloyd, Jere R. Behrman, Nelly P. Stromquist, and Barney Cohen

 

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Changing Contexts in Which Youth Are Transitioning to Adulthood in Developing Countries: Converging Toward Developed Economies?
Jere R. Behrman and Piyali Sengupta

 

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Small Families and Large Cohorts: The Impact of the Demographic Transition on Schooling in Brazil
David A. Lam and Letícia Marteleto

 

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Progress Toward Education for All: Trends and Current Challenges for sub-Saharan Africa
Paul C. Hewett and Cynthia B. Lloyd

 

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Trends in the Timing of First Marriage Among Men and Women in the Developing World
Barbara S. Mensch, Susheela Singh, and John B. Casterline

 

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Marriage Patterns in Rural India: Influence of Sociocultural Context
Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and Shiva S. Halli

 

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