Thursday, April 30 / 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM   •   Aqua 314

Session 55:
Data and Measurement Challenges in the Developing World - Field Validation Innovations

Chair: Francis Nii-Amoo Dodoo, Pennsylvania State University and University of Ghana
Discussant: Donatien Beguy, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  1. Fertility in Sub Saharan Africa: What Can We Learn from INDEPTH Sites?Clémentine Rossier, University of Geneva ; Valérie Delaunay, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) ; Pauline Adamopoulos, University of Geneva ; Martin Bangha, INDEPTH Network

  2. The Invasion of Privacy: Third-Party Effects in Developing-Country Survey ResearchJenny Trinitapoli, Pennsylvania State University ; Alexander Weinreb, University of Texas at Austin

  3. Can Gifting Improve Survey Data Quality in Developing Countries? Results from a Field Experiment in IndiaGuy Stecklov, Hebrew University of Jerusalem ; Alexander Weinreb, University of Texas at Austin ; Calogero Carletto, World Bank Group

  4. Challenges and Innovations in Using Community-Based Workers to Improve Vital Events Registration in Sub-Saharan Africa: Validation against Full Pregnancy Histories in Four CountriesRomesh Silva, Johns Hopkins University ; Agbessi Amouzou, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) ; Melinda Munos, Johns Hopkins University ; Gareth Jones, Johns Hopkins University ; Aklilu Kidanu, Miz-Hasab Research Center ; Daniel Arhinful, Noguchi Memorial Medical Institute for Research ; Hamadou Sangho, CREDOS, Mali ; Olga Helena Joos, Johns Hopkins University ; Alain K. Koffi, Johns Hopkins University ; Jennifer Bryce, Johns Hopkins University

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