Session 85:
Demography of the Middle East and North Africa

Friday, April 1
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Rooms 309-310
Level 3

Chair: Marwan Khawaja, American University of Beirut
Discussant: Allan G. Hill, Harvard University

  1. How Much Work is Too Much? Thresholds in the Effect of Child Work on Schooling -- The Case of EgyptRagui Assaad, University of Minnesota; Deborah Levison, University of Minnesota

  2. Fertility Transition in the Middle East and North Africa: What Coale’s Indices Tell Us?Hani A. Guend, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique - Urbanisation Culture et Société (INRS-UCS)

  3. Infant Mortality in Egypt: Exploring the Role of Prenatal Care, and Implications for Public PolicyGeorge J. Lara, University of Texas at Austin; Thomas W. Pullum, University of Texas at Austin

  4. Socioeconomic and Institutional Factors Underlying Fertility Stagnation among Muslims in IsraelMichael Shalev, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Guy Stecklov, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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