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Session 7:
Status, Patterns and Determinants of Fertility Transitions

Monday, November 30
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Acropolis 2
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Discussant: William Muhwava, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
Chair: Marilyn Setlalentoa, North-West University, South Africa

  1. Trends in fertility change by socioeconomic status in Africa: the case of East and Central African countriesAlfred Otieno Agwanda, University of Nairobi; Anne Khasakhala, University of Nairobi; George O. Odwe, University of Nairobi; Hilbert Omamo, University of Nairobi

  2. Fertility in Lesotho: analysis of change over time based on parity-dependent measures and birth intervalsNtsoaki Mapetla, National University of Lesotho; Tom A. Moultrie, University of Cape Town

  3. Women's education, infant and child mortality, and fertility decline in urban and rural sub-Saharan Africa: a quantitative assessmentDavid Shapiro, Pennsylvania State University; Michel Tenikue, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER)

  4. Trends in age at marriage and fertility transition in Africa: what connections? Tendances de l’âge au mariage et transition de la fécondité en AfriqueVéronique Hertrich, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  5. Belemwidougou Eliane Marie Ester, Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP)

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