Session 16:
Contextual and Policy Influences on Reproductive Health and Fertility

Thursday, May 3
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Union Square 14
Fourth Floor

Chair: Jennifer Yarger, University of California, San Francisco
Discussant: Terence H. Hull, Australian National University

  1. How Reproductive Health Laws Help to Explain the Gap between Contraceptive Use and Fertility Decline: The Curious Case of GhanaAshley M. Fox, Columbia University

  2. Urban Fertility Responses to Local Government Programs: Evidence from the 1923-1932 U.S.Jonathan Fox, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  3. Agenda-Setting of Population in Bangladesh and West Bengal and Impact on FertilityRifat Hasan, Harvard School of Public Health; Michael Reich, Harvard University; Guenther Fink, Harvard School of Public Health

  4. Cultural vs. Policy Influences on Cohort Fertility Trends: A Natural Experiment Study on the German Minority in Eastern BelgiumSebastian Kluesener, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Karel Neels, University of Antwerp; Michaela Kreyenfeld, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

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