Thursday, December 8 / 8:30 AM - 10:15 AM   •   Banfora

Session 88:
Data quality

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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