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Session 67:
The demography of Africa

Wednesday, July 20
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Auditorium François 1er

Chair: Charles Westoff, Princeton University

  1. Poverty and fertility in Ivory Coast: why is the Malthusianism of poverty not verified?Edouard Talnan, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Statistique et d'Economie Appliquée (ENSEA); Raïmi Fassassi, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Statistique et d'Economie Appliquée (ENSEA); Patrice Vimard, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)

  2. Child spacing in Sub-Saharan Africa: seven countries and a case for exceptionalityTom A. Moultrie, University of Cape Town

  3. Have infant and child mortality increased in West Africa? Evaluation of evidence from demographic and health surveysStan Becker, Johns Hopkins University; El Daw Suliman, Johns Hopkins University

  4. Vulnerability and resilience: determinants of under-five mortality changes in ZambiaEneas Gakusi, African Development Bank Group

  5. Persistence of traditional high fertility in tropical Africa: the case of the Democratic Republic of CongoAnatole Romaniuc, University of Alberta

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