Impact of Health Capital and Education on Infant Mortality Rate of Districts of Punjab

  • DAWOOD MAMOON University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
  • SIDRA RAZA Samanabad Postgraduate Degree College for Women, Lahore
  • NOMAN ARSHED University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.
Keywords: Infant Mortality Rate, Remittances, Lady Health Workers, GMM model

Abstract

Economies with large labor population and labor oriented production face problems of quality of labor provided. This quality can be divided into two components; one the skill component and other the health component. The purpose of the paper is to identify the root causes of low health standards in the working population. The district wise data of Punjab (Pakistan), revealed that fertility rate, number of hospitals, literacy rate, and proxy income are the major determinants that can reduce Infant Mortality Rate, and the time being dummy variable in GMM model indicated the health standard to be depreciated in 2011 as compared to 2004

Author Biographies

DAWOOD MAMOON, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan

School of Business and Economics,Associate Professor

SIDRA RAZA, Samanabad Postgraduate Degree College for Women, Lahore

Department of Economics.Lecturer CTI

NOMAN ARSHED, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.

Department of Economics,Lecturer

Published
2019-11-29
How to Cite
MAMOON, D., RAZA, S., & ARSHED, N. (2019). Impact of Health Capital and Education on Infant Mortality Rate of Districts of Punjab. Journal of Management and Research, 1(2), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.29145/jmr/12/0102002