Session 54:
Education and Fertility

Thursday, March 31
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Rooms 414-415
Level 4

Chair: Loraine A. West, U.S. Census Bureau
Discussant: Hans-Peter Kohler, University of Pennsylvania

  1. Education and the Transition to Motherhood: A Comparative Analysis of Western EuropeFrancesco C. Billari, Università Bocconi; Dimiter Philipov, Vienna Institute of Demography

  2. Does Education Make Men in Sub-Saharan Africa More Receptive to Women’s Contraceptive Behavior?John Boateng, Pennsylvania State University; F. Nii-Amoo Dodoo, Pennsylvania State University

  3. The Effects of Educational Reversals on First Births in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Dynamic Multilevel PerspectiveLaurie DeRose, University of Maryland; Oystein Kravdal, University of Oslo

  4. Will the Bologna Declaration Bring Babies? The Effects of a University Reform on Fertility and Educational Attainment PatternsMarija Mamolo, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; Vegard Skirbekk, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

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