Friday, December 10 / 14:00 - 15:30 UTC

Session 194
Economy, Education, and Fertility

Chair: Jocelyn E. Finlay, Harvard University

0. Economic Contexts of Intimacy and Marital Dissolution among Young Women in MalawiJeong Hyun Oh, The University of Chicago.

1. Media narratives of the economy and fertilityRaffaele Guetto, University of Florence; Maria Francesca Morabito, University of Florence; Daniele Vignoli, University of Florence; Matthias Vollbracht, Media Tenor International AG.

2. College Education and Fertility: The Role of Education Expansion for Behavior ChangeBruna Firmino, CEDEPLAR / UFMG; Raquel Coutinho, CEDEPLAR - Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.

3. The impact of education on fertility during the Chinese Reform EraPau Baizan-Munoz, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and ICREA; Wanli Nie, UCLouvain.

4. Examining strength of future fertility preferences: A longitudinal study in Kenya and BangladeshKazuyo Machiyama, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Joyce N. Mumah, IPPF; Fauzia Akhter Huda, Icddr,b; George Odwe, Population Council ; Yohannes Dibaba Wado, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Francis Obare, Population Council; John B. Casterline, Ohio State University; John G. Cleland, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

5. Why is Nigeria exceptional? A comparative perspective on Nigeria’s fertility trendsAisha Dasgupta, UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office; Philipp Ueffing, United Nations Population Division; Mark Wheldon, United Nations Population Division; Vladimira Kantorova, United Nations.

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