Monday, December 6 / 10:00 - 11:30 UTC

Session 16
Fertility: Preferences and Intentions

Chair: Natalie Nitsche, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

1. The effect of birth intention status on maternal and child outcomes in 59 low- and middle-income countries: A fixed effects analysisHeini Väisänen, Ined / University of Southampton; Ewa Batyra, Center for Demographic Studies.

2. Realization of short-term fertility intentions in a comparative perspective: Which macro-level conditions matter?Zsolt Speder, Hungarian Demographic Research Institute, Budapest.

3. Fertility preferences in China in the 21st CenturyRui Lu, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Anne H. Gauthier, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Gert Stulp, University of Groningen.

4. Socioeconomic development predicts a weaker contraceptive effect of breastfeedingNicolas Todd, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS); Mathias Lerch, Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).

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