Session 9:
Fertility Timing and Child Well-Being

Thursday, March 31
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Harding
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Kristin Moore, Child Trends
Discussant: Kenneth Hill, Harvard University

  1. Parity Progression and Birth Interval Analysis: An Implication for Under-Five Mortality in Ekiti State, Southwestern NigeriaAyo S. Adebowale, University of Ibadan; Joshua O. Akinyemi, University of Ibadan

  2. Birth Spacing and Sibling OutcomesKasey Buckles, University of Notre Dame; Elizabeth Munnich, University of Notre Dame

  3. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Low Birth Weight in the United States: An Examination of Maternal Age and ParityJeffrey A. Dennis, University of Texas of the Permian Basin

  4. Frailty Models with Applications to the Study of Infant Deaths on Birth Timing in Ghana and KenyaStephen Obeng Gyimah, Queen's University

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