Session 182
Data and Measurement Challenges in the Developing World

Saturday, May 2
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sapphire Ballroom M
Level 4

Chair: Eliya M. Zulu, African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)
Discussant: Win Brown, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

1. The Extent of Underestimation of Maternal Mortality in Developing Countries from Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) DataSaifuddin Ahmed, Johns Hopkins University; Qingfeng Li, Johns Hopkins University; Carolyn Scrafford, Johns Hopkins University; Thomas W. Pullum, ICF International.

2. Monitoring Child Mortality Change through Household SurveysKen Hill, Johns Hopkins University; Agbessi Amouzou, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); Eoghan Brady, Johns Hopkins University; Linnea Zimmerman, Johns Hopkins University; Livia Montana, Harvard University; Romesh Silva, Johns Hopkins University.

3. Transforming National Population Surveys in Developing Countries with Mobile Phone TechnologyScott Radloff, Johns Hopkins University; Amy Tsui, Johns Hopkins University; Hannah Olson, Johns Hopkins University; Linnea Zimmerman, Johns Hopkins University; Luke MacDonald, Johns Hopkins University; Easmon Otupiri, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST); Solomon Shiferaw, Addis Ababa University; Assefa Seme, Addis Ababa University; Peter Gichangi, International Center for Reproductive Health, Kenya; Frederick Makumbi, Makerere University.

4. Innovations in the Recruitment of Respondent Driven Samples for Improved Inference to Hidden PopulationsAshton M. Verdery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Giovanna Merli, Duke University; James Moody, Duke University; Jeffrey Smith, Duke University.

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