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Session 108:
Case studies of exceptionally low and high fertility rates and stalled transitions in Africa

Friday, December 9
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Samandin 1
Complexe Ouaga 2000

Chair: Eva Tagoe-Darko
Discussant: Malcolm Potts, University of California, Berkeley

  1. Fertility in Burkina Faso: trends and obstacles to the controlEliane Marie Esther Belemwidougou

  2. Fertility dynamics in sub-Saharan Africa. What are the sources of reproductive behaviour change?Jacques B. O. Emina, Independent Consultant

  3. Has leadership stalled fertility decline in Uganda?James Ntozi, Makerere University; Gideon Rutaremwa, Makerere University; Patricia Ndugga, Makerere University; Michael Mugisha, Makerere University; Cyprian Misinde, Makerere University; Charles Lwanga, Makerere University

  4. Recent fertility increase in Algeria: rejuvenation of marriages or rise in births out of wedlock?Zahia Ouadah-Bedidi, URMIS, Université Paris-Diderot; Jacques Vallin, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Mostapha Benzine, CNES

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