Session 108:
Fertility Transition in the Middle East and North Africa

Friday, May 10
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Cobb
2nd Floor

Chair: Allan G. Hill, Harvard University
Discussant: Ron Lesthaeghe, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

  1. The Changing Demography of Kinship in the Arab Region: A Microsimulation AnalysisJohn Casterline, Population Council; Laila El-Zeini, American University in Cairo

  2. Perceived Benefits and Costs of Children and Fertility in KuwaitNasra M. Shah, Kuwait University; Constance A. Nathanson, Johns Hopkins University

  3. Spatial Patterns as Predictors of Fertility in Cairo, EgyptJohn R. Weeks, San Diego State University; Arthur Getis, San Diego State University; Douglas A. Stow, San Diego State University; Tarek Rashed, San Diego State University; Xiaoling Yang, San Diego State University; Saad Gadalla, San Diego State University

  4. Modeling Fertility Transition in EgyptHassan H.M. Zaky, American University in Cairo

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