Friday, May 1 / 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM   •   Elevation

Session 173:
Social and Economic Factors and Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa

Discussant: John B. Casterline, Ohio State University
Chair: Samuel Agyei-Mensah, University of Ghana

  1. The Demographic Promise of Expanded Female Education: Trends in the Age of First Birth in MalawiMonica J. Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  2. Trends in Socioeconomic Differentials in Fertility in KenyaGeorge O. Odwe, University of Nairobi ; Alfred A. Otieno, University of Nairobi ; Anne Khasakhala, University of Nairobi

  3. Fertility and Urban Context: A Case Study from West Africa Using Remotely Sensed Imagery and GISMagdalena Benza, San Diego State University ; John R. Weeks, San Diego State University ; Douglas A. Stow, San Diego State University ; David Lopez-Carr, University of California, Santa Barbara ; Keith Clarke, University of California, Santa Barbara

  4. Economic Crisis and Fertility in ZimbabweTakudzwa Sayi, Princeton University

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