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Session 10:
Union Formation and Dissolution: Trends and Determinants

Monday, November 30
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Acropolis 5

Chair: Nicole De Wet, University of the Witwatersrand
Discussant: Lorretta Favour C. Ntoimo, Federal University Oye-Ekiti

  1. A century of nuptiality decline in South Africa: a longitudinal analysis of census dataMichel Garenne, Institut Pasteur

  2. Factors associated with divorce in Democratic Republic of the CongoZacharie Tsala Dimbuene, Université de Kinshasa and Statistics Canada; Francisca Nombe Kweto, Université d'Ottawa

  3. Cohabitation in sub-Saharan Africa: a regional analysisPedzisai Ndagurwa, University of the Witwatersrand; Mwiza Singini, University of the Witwatersrand; Ololade Baruwa, University of the Witwatersrand

  4. Union formation and the timing of a first birth in Central Uganda: a decrement lifetable analysisCharles Lwanga, Makerere University; Ishmael Kalule-Sabiti, North-West University, South Africa

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