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Session 45:
Future Fertility Dynamics in Africa and Prospects for Demographic Dividend

Tuesday, December 1
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
St. George Hall

Chair: John B. Casterline, Ohio State University
Discussant: Alex C. Ezeh, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  1. Future fertility scenarios in sub-Saharan AfricaPatrick Gerland, United Nations Population Division; Ann E. Biddlecom, United Nations Population Division; Vladimira Kantorova, United Nations Population Division

  2. Economic returns to fertility decline in AfricaJoshua Wilde, University of South Florida; David Canning, Harvard University; Mahesh Karra, Harvard University

  3. Obstacles to realizing the demographic dividendJohn G. Cleland, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Kazuyo Machiyama, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

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