Session 23:
Fertility Transition in Africa

Thursday, May 3
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Imperial Ballroom B
Ballroom Level

Chair: Francis Dodoo, Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS)
Discussant: John B. Casterline, Ohio State University

  1. Association between Child Marriage and Reproductive Health Outcomes: A Multi-Country Study of Sub-Saharan AfricaDeepali Godha, Tulane University; Anastasia J. Gage, Tulane University; David Hotchkiss, Tulane University

  2. Convergence of Fertility Levels between Native South Africans and Former Refugees of Mozambican Origin in Agincourt, Rural Northeast of South Africa from 1993-2009Latifat D. G. Ibisomi, University of the Witwatersrand; Jill Williams, University of Colorado at Boulder; Benn Sartorius, University of the Witwatersrand; Kathleen Kahn, University of the Witwatersrand; Mark Collinson, University of the Witwatersrand; Michel Garenne, Institut Pasteur

  3. Fertility in ContextJohn R. Weeks, San Diego State University; Justin Stoler, San Diego State University; Allan G. Hill, Harvard University

  4. Religion and the Transition to Low Fertility in sub-Saharan AfricaIvy A. Kodzi, Ohio State University

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