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Bulatao, Rodolfo A. 1944-

Works: 111 works in 363 publications in 2 languages and 11,998 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Cross-cultural studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Contributor
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rodolfo A Bulatao
Understanding racial and ethnic differences in health in late life : a research agenda by Rodolfo A Bulatao( )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 2,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical perspectives on racial and ethnic differences in health in late life by Norman B Anderson( )

11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this report is to identify trends relevant to the deterioration of drinking water quality in water supply distribution systems, using available information, and to identify and prioritize issues of greatest concern for distribution systems based on review of published material
The value of family planning programs in developing countries by Rodolfo A Bulatao( )

12 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family planning programs have been highly successful over the past 30 years in providing women in developing countries with desired access to contraceptive services and helping to reduce fertility rates. Notwithstanding this success, there is still an urgent need for these programs. The world's population is increasing, with annual population growth still approximately 80 million people. Nearly all of this growth is occurring in developing nations, where fertility rates remain relatively high. This high fertility runs counter to the preferences expressed by millions of women, who actually want to have smaller families. Family planning programs are also desirable because they are associated with a range of other benefits, most notably improvements in women's and children's health. Host countries provide about 60 to 75 percent of funding for family planning. However, funding and technical assistance from donor nations, especially the United States, have been crucial to the past success of family planning programs and are equally important for strengthening and expanding program efforts to meet future challenges
Offspring : human fertility behavior in biodemographic perspective by Workshop on the Biodemography of Fertility and Family Behavior( )

12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demographic interest in fertility has been driven less by the biological imperative to have children for the survival of a group. Its interest has been driven more on the threat of rapid population growth and the issue, for couples and women, of unplanned fertility. The confluence of the largely successful worldwide effort to tame high fertility and the emergence of genetic approaches to understanding human behavior provide a stimulus to review the focus of demographic work on fertility and to enlarge its concerns with biological and evolutionary questions. The NRC took on this task with the understanding that researchers in the area were pursuing a variety of independent approaches that required a common unifying focus. Some work in the area, such as studies of twins and adoptees, generated controversy despite being pursued aggressively. "Offspring is the result of a study to examine these issues and seeks to encourage more balance and depth in the treatment of fertility in population studies
Beyond six billion : forecasting the world's population by National Research Council (U.S.)( )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beyond Six Billion asks what such projections really say, why they say it, whether they can be trusted, and whether they can be improved. The book includes analysis of how well past United Nations and World Bank projections have panned out, what errors have occurred, and why they have happened." "Focusing on fertility as one key to accurate projections, the committee examines the transition from high, constant fertility to low fertility and discusses whether developing countries will eventually attain the very low levels of births now observed in the industrialized world. Other keys to accurate projections, predictions of lengthening life span and of the impact of international migration on specific countries, are also explored in detail." "How good are our methods of population forecasting? How can we cope with the inevitable uncertainty? What population trends can we anticipate? Beyond Six Billion illuminates not only the forces that shape population growth but also the accuracy of the methods we use to quantify these forces and the uncertainty surrounding projections." "This book will be important to policy makers, demographers, social scientists, population activists, journalists, and individuals interested in this important and controversial discussion."--Jacket
Determinants of fertility in developing countries by National Research Council (United States)( Book )

12 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Global fertility transition( Book )

11 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nine chapters and accompanying commentaries in this volume provide an understanding of contemporary fertility change in both transitional and post-transitional societies
Projecting the demographic impact of AIDS by Rodolfo A Bulatao( )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choosing a contraceptive : method choice in Asia and the United States( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reducing fertility in developing countries : a review of determinants and policy levers by Rodolfo A Bulatao( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paper reviews the determinants of fertility and attempts to extract conclusions that are relevant for fertility reduction policies in developing countries. In the first tier of fertility determinants, socioeconomic development has a decisive effect in lowering fertility in the long run. In the short run, however, and for specific households, the effects are much more tangled. Higher income, for instance, allows households to afford more children, but nevertheless often reduces fertility because of its links to other factors like education. Education, especially for women, fairly reliably reduces fertility, though its effect may take years to appear. Improved health and lower mortality also contribute to lower fertility, through both biological and behavioral channels. The effect of female employment, in contrast, is uncertain and undependable. Urban residence has a pervasive effect in reducing fertility, though much of this is attributable to education and better health. Particular improvements in welfare can therefore be expected to lead to lower fertility, but the effects are neither uniform nor immediate. Development is essential for fertility transition to run its full course
Population growth and reproduction in sub-Saharan Africa : technical analysis of fertility and its consequences by György Acsádi( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fertility and mortality transition : patterns, projections, and interdependence by Rodolfo A Bulatao( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of the two papers in this report describes and provides representations of the patterns of rapid fertility and rapid mortality decline in developing countries. Rapid mortality decline is represented by a logistic equation for increase in life expectancy at birth estimated from World Bank data for the 14 developing countries with the most rapid declines between 1950 and 1980. Rapid fertility decline, for 11 selected developing countries, is shown to be adequately represented by a linear decline in the total fertility rate of about 0.22 points a year. The second of these two papers concerns the linkage between fertility and mortality transition. Some effect of mortality decline on fertility decline is widely posted, and behavioral evidence exists to support particular linkages. Using World Bank data, an attempt is made to link the timing of fertility transition to levels of life expectancy at birth. Transition is defined to start in the year that total fertility begins a five-year drop of at least 0.7 points
Expenditures on population programs in developing regions : current levels and future requirements by Rodolfo A Bulatao( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From data on population program expenditures in 46 countries, estimates are derived for total expenditures in the major regions of the developing world in 1980. In all, about $2 billion was spent by external donors and developing country governments on population programs: $1.2 billion in East and Southeast Asia, $300 million in South Asia, $200 million in Latin America and the Caribbean, and $100 million each in the Middle East and North Africa and in Subsaharan Africa. Private family planning expenditures, estimated from data on the cost of different contraceptive methods and on nonprogram contraceptive use, added over $500 million to the total. Future resource requirements up to the year 2000 are estimated assuming constant costs per contraceptive user, with number of users derived from alternative population projections. Resource requirements increase proportionally. For the developing world as a whole, public expenditures will have to grow at a constant 5 percent a year in the standard projection to $5.6 billion in 2000. To achieve a more rapid fertility decline, expenditures will have to grow at 7 percent a year to $7.6 billion in 2000. More than in other regions, expenditures will have to grow at a faster rate in Subsaharan Africa
Culture and fertility : the case of the Philippines by Amelia B Alfonso( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Key indicators for family planning projects by Rodolfo A Bulatao( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Influences on childbearing intentions across the fertility career : demographic and socioeconomic factors and the value of children by Rodolfo A Bulatao( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Further evidence of the transition in the value of children by Rodolfo A Bulatao( Book )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the nature of the transition in the value of children by Rodolfo A Bulatao( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World population projections, 1989-90 edition : short-- and long-term estimates by Rodolfo A Bulatao( Book )

12 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philippine population research : papers and proceedings of an experts' meeting( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The value of family planning programs in developing countries
Alternative Names
Bulatao, R.A.

Bulatao, R.A. 1944-

Bulatao, R. A. (Rodolfo A.), 1944-

Bulatao, Randy.

Bulatao, Randy 1944-

Bulatao, Rodolfo.

Bulatao, Rodolfo 1944-

English (180)

Spanish (1)

Critical perspectives on racial and ethnic differences in health in late lifeThe value of family planning programs in developing countriesOffspring : human fertility behavior in biodemographic perspectiveBeyond six billion : forecasting the world's populationGlobal fertility transition