Session 172:
Measuring and Modeling African Fertility

Saturday, April 2
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Hoover
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Taryn Dinkelman, Princeton University
Discussant: Ann E. Biddlecom, United Nations Population Division

  1. An African Fertility Standard for the Relational Gompertz ModelTom A. Moultrie, University of Cape Town; Reinier van Gijsen, University of Cape Town

  2. Polygyny and HIV Transmission in SSA: Explanations for the Benign Concurrency EffectGeorges Reniers, Princeton University; Rania Tfaily, Carleton University

  3. Accuracy of Unwanted Pregnancy Measure: A Check Using Women’s Fertility IntentionsLatifat D. G. Ibisomi, University of the Witwatersrand

  4. Omissions of Births in DHS Birth Histories in Sub-Saharan Africa: Measurement and DeterminantsBruno D. Schoumaker, Université Catholique de Louvain

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