Table A2 - Panel 1 Figures

Table A3 - Panel 1

Table A3 - Panel 1:
Summary of Nonlinear Estimates and Comparisons Between Linear and Nonlinear Models for Ever Used Family Planning - Program effort is "distance to family planning clinic"
 
 
Variables Social Interactions Represented by:
Cluster Averages
KDHS 1989 KDHS 1993
 
average for dependent var. 0.194 0.347
 
Panel A. Nonlinear Model Estimates
1 equilibrium level ye 0.181 0.326
2 direct effect, no social interaction, at ye 0.097 0.201
3 direct effect, with social interaction, at ye 0.053 0.109
4 total effect 0.073 0.197
5 effect of intensifying social interaction on total effect -0.024 -0.032
6 % bias in est. direct program. effect if social interactions ignored 83% 84.4%
7 total effect relative to direct effect (=100% x social multiplier) 137.7% 180.7%
8 effect of intensifying social interaction on total effect 0.080 0.358
 
Panel B. (Linear Model Estimates -Nonlinear Estimates)/Nonlinear Estimates in %
1 equilibrium level ye 7.15% 6.24%
2 direct effect, no soc. interaction, at ye 0.212% -9.79%
3 direct effect, with soc. interaction, at ye -19.3% -26.26%
4 total effect -13.6% -24.78%
5 effect of increasing the impact of social interaction -229.5% -496.82%
 

Table A2 - Panel 1 Figures

Empirical Assessments of Social Networks, Fertility and Family Planning Programs: Nonlinearities and their Implications
Hans-Peter Kohler, Jere R. Behrman, Susan Cotts Watkins
© 2000 Max-Planck-Gesellschaft ISSN 1435-9871
http://www.demographic-research.org/Volumes/Vol3/7