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

Session 23:
Fertility Transition in Africa

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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