Tuesday, December 7 / 18:00 - 19:30 UTC

Session 83
Data and Methods: A Medley of Perspectives

Chair: Bruno D. Schoumaker, Universite catholique de Louvain (UCL)

1. Measuring the concentration of urban population in the negative exponential model using the Lorenz curve, Gini coefficient, Hoover dissimilarity index, and relative entropyJoel E. E. Cohen, Rockefeller University and Columbia University.

2. Power and process: women’s influence in the process of decision-making in GhanaNaa Dodoo, University of Ghana; Francis Dodoo, Pennsylvania State University.

3. Analyzing and adjusting item ordering to minimize respondent attrition in web-based surveys: Lessons learned from the VOCES-19 study in MexicoSilvana Larrea Schiavon, Population Council; Lina Lopez-Lalinde, Population Council; Juan Pablo Gutiérrez, National Autonomous University of Mexico; Isabel Vieitez, Population Council; René Nevárez, Population Council; Pablo López, Population Council; Nicole A. Haberland, Population Council; Cristina Mac Gregor, Population Council; Thoai Ngo, Population Council.

4. The effect of sample attrition on cross-sectional estimates of health in SHARE and SILC surveysMagdalena Muszynska-Spielauer, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, OeAW, Univ. Vienna); Martin Spielauer, Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO).

5. Is NRR time-sensitive in measuring population replacement level?Arni Rao, Medical College of Georgia.

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