Thursday, April 11 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Meeting Room 504 (Level 5)

Session 47
Spatial Methods

Chair: Warren Jochem, University of Southampton
Discussant: Erich Striessnig, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

1. Spatial Analysis of Women’s Participation in Decision-making Over Time in Sub-Saharan AfricaLiliana Andriano , University of Oxford; Julia Behrman, Northwestern University; Christiaan W. S. Monden, University of Oxford.

2. Point-Process Analysis of Modern Contraceptive Use in the Lake Victoria Region of East AfricaHerb Susmann, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Krzysztof Sakrejda, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Chuchu Wei, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Leontine Alkema , University of Massachusetts Amherst.

3. Distance to Facility and Healthcare Utilization in Tanzania: Unbiased and Consistent Estimation Using Perturbed Location DataRyoko Sato , Harvard School of Public Health; David Canning, Harvard University; Mahesh Karra, Boston University; Bilikisu Elewonibi, Harvard School of Public Health; M. J. Mahande, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College; Sia Msuya, Killimanjaro Christian University College, Moshi; Iqbal H. Shah, World Health Organization (WHO).

4. Small Area Estimation of Child Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa: Administrative Level 2Jessica Godwin , University of Washington, Seattle; Jon Wakefield, University of Washington, Seattle.

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