Monday, December 6 / 12:00 - 13:30 UTC

Session 21
What Affects Child Health: Perspectives from India

Chair: Vinod Mishra, United Nations Population Division

1. Does maternal willingness to get pregnant determine childhood stunting? Evidence from Young Lives India.Neha Adsul, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay; Rohit Shah, IITB-Monash Research Academy.

2. An investigation of spatial determinants of the birth size of child in the last two decades in IndiaRahul Bawankule, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS).

3. Decomposing Geographical Variation of Declining Child Sex Ratio in Uttar PradeshRajesh Chauhan, Directorate Of Economics & Statistics, The Planning Department, Government Of Uttar Pradesh; Sanjay K Mohanty, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS).

4. Excess neonatal mortality among private facility births in rural India: a demographic analysis of a nationally representative surveyDiane Coffey, Population Research Center; Nikhil Srivastav, University of Texas at Austin; Aditi Priya, LEAD at Krea University; Asmita Verma, IIT-Delhi; Alok Kumar, Medical Education Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh; Dean Spears, University of Texas at Austin.

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