Session 48:
Implications of Fertility on Socioeconomic and Health Outcomes in Africa

Thursday, May 3
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Union Square 23-24
Fourth Floor

Chair: Helena Choi, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Discussant: Jean-François Kobiané, Université de Ouagadougou

  1. Education in sub-Saharan Africa: A New Look at the Effects of the Number of SiblingsØystein Kravdal, University of Oslo; Ivy A. Kodzi, Ohio State University

  2. An Application of Propensity Score Matching to Assess the Impact of Unintended Childbearing on Children’s Growth in Northern MalawiAngela Baschieri, University of Southampton; Sian Floyd, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); John G. Cleland, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Albert L. N. Dube, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Anna Molesworth, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Menard Chihana, Karong Prevention Study; Judith R. Glynn, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Mia Crampin, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Neil French, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

  3. Fertility and Household Economic Outcomes among Poor Urban Households in Nairobi Informal Settlements, KenyaBlessing Mberu, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); James Ciera, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Patricia Elungata, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Alex C. Ezeh, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  4. The Impact of Fertility on Maternal Mortality in Three Rural Districts of TanzaniaColin Baynes, Columbia University and Ifakara Health Institute (IHI); Malick Kante, Columbia University; Ayaga A. Bawah, Columbia University; James F. Phillips, Columbia University; Mrema Sigilbert, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI); Matthew Alexander, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI); Elizabeth F. Jackson, Columbia University

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