Session 47:
Determinants of Fertility in Asia

Thursday, May 3
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Union Square 22
Fourth Floor

Chair: Gavin W. Jones, National University of Singapore

  1. Determinants of Fertility Decline in Asia, 1975-2008Rifat Hasan, Harvard School of Public Health; Kenneth Hill, Harvard University; Guenther Fink, Harvard School of Public Health

  2. Proximate Determinants and Their Influences on Fertility Reduction in VietnamPradeep Kumar Tripathy, Utkal University; Nguyen Thi Ngoc Lan, Vietnam General Statistics Office; Kailash Chandra Das, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  3. The Role of Social and Cultural Capital in Fertility Preference and Contraceptive UseKriti Vikram, University of Maryland

  4. Fertility Squeeze and Gender Bias: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Birth Planning Policy and Sex Ratio at Birth in ChinaJuhua Yang, Renmin University of China

  5. Fertility Stalls in the Middle East: The Case of JordanValeria Cetorelli, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); Tiziana Leone, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

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