Session 57:
Infertility and Childlessness

Thursday, March 31
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Thurgood Marshall South
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Elizabeth H. Stephen, Georgetown University
Discussant: Ulla Larsen, Ibis Reproductive Health

  1. The Measurement of Infecundity with Survey Data: Strategies and ImplicationsJohn B. Casterline, Ohio State University; Sarah E. K. Bradley, Macro International Inc.; Trevor N. Croft, Macro International Inc.; Colin Odden, Ohio State University

  2. Variation in Distress among Infertile Women: Evidence from a Population-Based SampleArthur Greil, Alfred University; Julia McQuillan, University of Nebraska at Lincoln; Karina M. Shreffler, Oklahoma State University

  3. Double Standards: A Cross-European Study on Differences in Norms on Voluntary Childlessness for Men and WomenArieke J. Rijken, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Eva-Maria Merz, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI)

  4. Infertility among Indian Women: Emerging Evidence and Need for Policy MeasuresNiharika Tripathi, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

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