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Session 88:
Data quality

Thursday, December 8
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Hotel Laico, Rez-de-chaussée

Chair: Winfred A. Avogo, Illinois State University
Discussant: Henry V. Doctor, Columbia University & PRRINN-MNCH Programme

  1. Forgotten marriages? Measuring the reliability of retrospective marriage historiesSophia Chae, University of Pennsylvania

  2. How complete and accurate are siblings' survival histories collected in sub-Saharan countries? Results from a linkage study in Eastern SenegalStephane Helleringer, Columbia University; Malick Kante, Columbia University; Gilles Pison, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Géraldine Duthé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Armelle Andro, Université Paris I, Panthéon Sorbonne and Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Cheikh Sokhna, Institut de Recherche sur le Development; Jean-Francois Trape, Institut de Recherche sur le Development

  3. IPUMS-International: quality of sample micro data for 25 African censuses (13 countries) available to researchers free of costRobert McCaa, University of Minnesota; Lara Cleveland, University of Minnesota; Matthew Sobek, University of Minnesota

  4. Letting silence speak: analysis of nonresponse in survey data from sub-Saharan AfricaGuy Stecklov, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Alexander Weinreb, University of Texas at Austin

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