Session 96:
Fertility Transitions in Sub-Saharan Africa I

Friday, May 2
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Salons C-D
4th Floor

Discussant: Laurie DeRose, University of Maryland
Chair: Laura R. Wong, Cedeplar, UFMG
Discussant: Michel Tenikue, CEPS/INSTEAD

  1. Demographic Transition in Africa: The Polygyny and Fertility NexusRoland Pongou, Université d'Ottawa; Paul Cahu, World Bank Group; Falilou Fall, Université de Paris I, Sorbonne

  2. Abolishing User Fees, Fertility Choice, and Educational AttainmentShinsuke Tanaka, Tufts University; Takahiro Ito, Kobe University

  3. Gender-Based Violence as New Proximate Determinant of Fertility Change in Sub-Saharan AfricaClifford O. Odimegwu, University of the Witwatersrand; Samson O. Bamiwuye, Obafemi Awolowo University; Nyasha Chadoka, University of the Witwatersrand

  4. Rethinking African Fertility: The State in (and of) the Future Sub-Saharan African Fertility DeclineTom A. Moultrie, University of Cape Town; Ian M. Timaeus, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

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