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Education and HIV: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
Název práce v češtině: Vzdělání a HIV:
Studie subsaharské Afriky
Název v anglickém jazyce: Education and HIV:
Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
Klíčová slova: HIV, AIDS, education, Sub-Saharan Africa
Akademický rok vypsání: 2016/2017
Typ práce: diplomová práce
Jazyk práce: angličtina
Ústav: Institut ekonomických studií (23-IES)
Vedoucí / školitel: doc. PhDr. Julie Chytilová, Ph.D.
Řešitel: skrytý - zadáno vedoucím/školitelem
Datum přihlášení: 09.11.2016
Datum zadání: 09.11.2016
Datum a čas obhajoby: 08.02.2017 08:30
Místo konání obhajoby: Opletalova - Opletalova 26, O206, Opletalova - místn. č. 206
Datum odevzdání elektronické podoby:05.01.2017
Datum proběhlé obhajoby: 08.02.2017
Oponenti: PhDr. Václav Korbel, Ph.D.
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Seznam odborné literatury
Core Bibliography:

BEEGLE, K. & D. DE WALQUE (2009): "Demographic and Socioeconomic Patterns of HIV/AIDS Prevalence in Africa." World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5076

DE WALQUE, D. (2009): "Does Education Affect HIV Status? Evidence from five African Countries." The World Bank Economic Review, 23(2): pp. 209-233

FORSTON, J. G. (2008): "The Gradient in Sub-Saharan Africa: Socioeconomic Status and HIV." Demography, 45(2): pp. 303-322

GLYNN, J.R., M. CARAËL, A. BUVÉ, S. ANAGONOU, L. ZEKENG, M. KAHINDO & R. MUSONDA (2004): "Does Increased General Schooling Protect Against HIV Infection? A Study in Four African Cities." Tropical Medicine and International Health 9: pp. 4-14

GREGSON, S., H. WADDELL & S. CANDIWANA (2001): "School Education and HIV Control in Sub-Saharan Africa: From Discord to Harmony?" Journal of International Development 13: pp. 467-485

MWAKOLABO, A. (2007): "Implications of HIV/AIDS for Rural Livelihoods in Tanzania: The Example of Rungwe District." African Studies Review 50(3): pp. 51-73
Předběžná náplň práce
The World Health Organization reports 35 million people infected by the HIV worldwide in 2013. From all infected people, 71% live in Sub-Saharan Africa. Only in 2013, 1.5 million deaths were connected to the HIV in that area. It is therefore important to understand the socioeconomic correlates of the HIV status to be able to fight the virus in more efficient ways. In the thesis, we want to focus mainly on the correlation between the HIV status and the level of education. Also, we want to analyse the impact of the education on the knowledge of the prevention and on the actual preventive behavior. Our goal is to estimate the correlations with newer and larger datasets (from Demographic and Health Survey) than in the previous works that were limited by the availability of the data. We plan to choose 15 Sub-Saharan African countries that have overall HIV prevalence above 3%. Based on the results, we believe it will be easier to allocate groups of people that are in greater risk of HIV infection and certain policies can be addressed directly to these groups of people.


Hypothesis #1: Consistency of the strength of the HIV status and the education correlation among similar countries, based on the overall HIV prevalence and/or development level.
Hypothesis #2: Knowledge of the HIV prevention is more common even for less educated people in the countries with larger overall HIV prevalence.
Hypothesis #3: Knowledge of the HIV prevention does not imply preventive behavior itself in poor countries.


1. Literature Review: We will briefly summarize the current literature on the topic.
2. Data Describtion: We will describe the datasets used in our analysis.
3. Methodology: We will explain econometric models that will be used for the analysis. Also, we will comment on possible problems of the estimation.
4. Results: We will discusse the results.
5. Conclusion: We will summarize the results and their implications.

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