Session 141:
Why is U.S. Fertility So High? Comparative Perspectives

Saturday, May 11
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
2nd Floor

Chair: Tomas Frejka, Independent Consultant
Discussant: Jan Hoem, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  1. US Fertility Timing and Parity Progression: Ethnic Differentials and Comparative PerspectiveJose A. Ortega, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid; Ward Kingkade, U.S. Census Bureau

  2. Immigration's Impact on U.S. Fertility: An Exploratory Analysis of Recent TrendsCarl Schmertmann, Florida State University; Gray Swicegood, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Michael Sobczak, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  3. U.S. Fertility Trends in Comparative Perspective: Education and Workforce InteractionsWard Kingkade, U.S. Census Bureau

  4. A Cohort Analysis of Fertility Change in an Immigrant, Multiracial American SocietyCaribert Irazi, U.S. Census Bureau

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