Session 176:
Perspectives on Fertility in Asia

Saturday, May 5
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Union Square 17-18
Fourth Floor

Chair: Mohammad J. Abbasi-Shavazi, University of Tehran and Australian National University
Discussant: Minja K. Choe, East-West Center

  1. Re-Examining the Fertility Assumptions in the UN’s 2010 World Population Prospects: Intentions and Fertility Recovery in East Asia?Stuart A. Basten, University of Oxford; David A. Coleman, University of Oxford; Baochang Gu, Renmin University of China

  2. Economic Fortunes, Ethnic Divides, and Marriage and Fertility in Central Asia: Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan ComparedVictor Agadjanian, Arizona State University; Premchand Dommaraju, Nanyang Technological University; Lesia Nedoluzhko, Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University

  3. Convergence and Continuity in Indian Fertility: A Long-Run Perspective, 1871-2008Aditya Singh, University of Portsmouth; Saseendran Pallikadavath, University of Portsmouth; Chris Wilson, University of St Andrews; Abhishek Singh, University of Portsmouth

  4. Below-Replacement Fertility in India: An Analysis of the Proximate Determinants of Low FertilityA. Dharmalingam, University of Waikato; S. Philip Morgan, Duke University; Sowmya Rajan, Duke University

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