Thursday, April 11 / 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Meeting Room 202 (Level 2)

Session 8
Fertility in Developing Countries

Chair: Jenny Trinitapoli, University of Chicago
Discussant: Mathias Lerch, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

1. Family Size Ideals in Pakistan: Preparing for an Uncertain FutureAnushka Ataullahjan ; Zubia Mumtaz, University of Alberta.

2. Trust, Social Networks, Family Planning and Contraception in AfricaFrancesco Billari , Bocconi University; Vincenz Frey, Bocconi University; Valentina Rotondi, Bocconi University; Simone Spinelli, Bocconi University.

3. The Consistency and Meaning of Fertility Intentions in Demographic and Health Surveys: Results From Follow-up Studies in Ghana and NepalSarah Staveteig , U.S. Department of State.

4. Fertility of the Elite in Sub-Saharan Africa: Is Low Fertility Among the Better-off a Phenomenon Throughout the Region?Jamaica Corker , Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Moussa Zan, University of Geneva; Clementine Rossier, Université de Genève.

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