Thursday, May 9 / 3:30 PM - 5:20 PM   •   Rockdale

Session 58:
Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa

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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