Session 173
Social and Economic Factors and Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa

Friday, May 1
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Level 30

Chair: Samuel Agyei-Mensah, University of Ghana
Discussant: John B. Casterline, Ohio State University

1. Fertility and Urban Context: A Case Study from West Africa Using Remotely Sensed Imagery and GISMagdalena Benza, San Diego State University; John R. Weeks, San Diego State University; Douglas A. Stow, San Diego State University; David Lopez-Carr, University of California, Santa Barbara; Keith Clarke, University of California, Santa Barbara.

2. The Demographic Promise of Expanded Female Education: Trends in the Age of First Birth in MalawiMonica J. Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

3. Trends in Socioeconomic Differentials in Fertility in KenyaGeorge O. Odwe, University of Nairobi; Alfred A. Otieno, University of Nairobi; Anne Khasakhala, University of Nairobi.

4. Economic Crisis and Fertility in ZimbabweTakudzwa Sayi, Princeton University.

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