Session 58:
Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa

Thursday, May 9
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
2nd Floor

Chair: David Shapiro, Pennsylvania State University
Discussant: Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue, Cornell University

  1. Child Labor, Child Schooling, and Fertility in Rural Ghana: A Multilevel AnalysisKofi D. Benefo, City University of New York

  2. Explaining an African Fertility Mystery: Below Replacement Fertility in Addis Ababa, EthiopiaDennis Hogan, Brown University; Amson Sibanda, Brown University; David Lindstrom, Brown University; Zewdu Woubalem, Brown University

  3. The Role of Policy Environment in Fertility Change in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Kenya and MalawiEliya M. Zulu, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Chiweni E. Chimbwete, Africa Center for Health and Population Studies; Susan Watkins, University of Pennsylvania; Gloria Chepngeno, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  4. Is the Importance of Education for Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa Substantially Underestimated When Community Effects Are Ignored?Oystein Kravdal, University of Oslo

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