Session 26:
Fertility Change and Ethnic Identity in Africa

Thursday, March 31
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Coolidge
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Bamikale Feyisetan, Academy for Educational Development (AED)
Discussant: Clifford O. Odimegwu, University of the Witwatersrand

  1. Ethnic Fertility Differentials in Kenya and Their Proximate DeterminantsAnne Khasakhala, University of Nairobi

  2. Social and Economic Factors Affecting Ethnic Fertility Differentials in MalawiMartin E. Palamuleni, North-West University, South Africa

  3. Demographic Dividend or Demographic Obstacle? How Ethnic, Religious, and Regional Fertility Differentials Keep the TFR High in NigeriaHolly E. Reed, Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY); Blessing Mberu, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  4. Schooling Dividends from Fertility Transitions Early Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa (1990-2005)Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue, Cornell University; Sarah Giroux, Cornell University

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