Thursday, December 9 / 8:00 - 9:30 UTC

Session 143
Modelling the Demographic Dividend and Policy Implications

Chair: Parfait Eloundo Enyegue, Cornell University

1. The Lagging Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of Structural ChangeNicolas Büttner, University of Passau; Michael Grimm, University of Passau; Isabel Günther, ETH Zürich; Kenneth Harttgen, ETH Zurich; Stephan Klasen, University of Göttingen.

2. Youth wellbeing and demographic dividend: evidence from Asia’s newest nation - Timor-LesteUdoy Saikia, Flinders University; Gouranga Dasvarma, Flinders University; James Chalmers, Lecturer; Merve Hosgelen, Research Scholar.

3. Savings and the Demographic Dividend: Evidence from a Macrosimulation ModelJoshua K. Wilde, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR); Mahesh Karra, Boston University.

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