Thursday, April 30 / 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM   •   Ambassador Ballroom 3

Session 3:
Fertility Preferences, Outcomes and Trends in Africa

Chair: Cheikh Mbacke, Independent Consultant
Discussant: Jean-Christophe Fotso, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  1. Determinants of the Desire to Stop Childbearing among Women in Southern Ghana: Parity Progression, Partner Effects and Situational FactorsIvy A. Kodzi, Pennsylvania State University ; David Johnson, Pennsylvania State University

  2. HIV and Fertility: Long-Term Evidence from Sub-Saharan AfricaGuenther Fink, Harvard University ; Sebastian Linnemayr, Harvard University

  3. "Eager to Talk, but Waiting for the Invitation": Expectation Mix-Up and Lack of Spousal Communication on Fertility and Family Planning in Northern NigeriaChimaraoke 0. Izugbara, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  4. Gender and the Structure of Social Networks in Ghana: Implications for Fertility ProcessesWinfred A. Avogo, Illinois State University

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