The prevalence of exchanging sex for money is consistent with evidence from elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa as collected in national general population surveys and in sub-national studies Vandepitte et al. These findings on the employment-age profile outside of transactional sex confirm that the stylized fact from other settings that overall employment outcomes improve with age also applies to the Zambia Sexual Behavior Surveys.
Employed outside of transactional sex.
Table 1 presents descriptive statistics for female respondents age in the pooled ZSBS. Columns 4 - 6 repeat this analysis using indicator variables for five-year age group instead of a single age variable. The relationship between employment outside of transactional sex and age is approximately linear, although the rate of increase in the probability of employment decreases somewhat at older ages.
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First, the survey enumerators emphasized to respondents at the beginning of the entire survey and again at the beginning of the section on risky sexual behavior including transactional sex that their responses were completely confidential.
At least one study Edlund and Korn argues that transactional sex workers are compensated for forgone marriage market opportunities. The results from the semi-parametric specifications in Table 3 indicate that marriage may be driving part, but not all, of the decline in the unconditional likelihood of employment in transactional sex with age.
These models have focused on labor supply on the intensive margin e. All of these rounds survey females age and yield a combined total of 8, females age