Saturday, April 13 / 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM Meeting Room 202 (Level 2)

Session 229
Contraceptive Behavior in Developing Countries

Chair: Sarah E. K. Bradley, Abt Associates
Discussant: Ann Biddlecom, Guttmacher Institute

1. Trends in Contraceptive Prevalence in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Roles of Family Planning Programs and EducationJohn Bongaarts , Population Council; Karen Hardee, Population Council.

2. Method Mix During the Contraceptive TransitionVladimira Kantorova, United Nations Population Division; Philipp Ueffing , United Nations Population Division; Aisha Dasgupta, United Nations Population Division; Mark Wheldon, United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

3. Trends, Patterns and Determinants of Long-Acting Reversible Methods of Contraception Among Women in Sub-Saharan AfricaSunday Adedini , Obafemi Awolowo University; Olusola Omisakin, Obafemi Awolowo University; Oluwaseyi Somefun, University of the Witwatersrand.

4. The Causal Effect of Improved Access to Family Planning on Postpartum Contraceptive Use: Evidence From a Field Experiment in Urban MalawiMahesh Karra , Boston University; David Canning, Harvard University.

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