Session 32:
The Effect of Social Structure on Fertility-Related Behavior

Thursday, March 30
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Los Feliz
Lobby Level

Chair: Sarah E. Staveteig, University of California, Berkeley
Discussant: Jennifer S. Barber, University of Michigan

  1. Family Background, Contemporary Constraints, and Fertility in EgyptRania Roushdy, Population Council

  2. Conflicts between Women's Intentions and Behaviors: Mode of Delivery in BrazilKristine Hopkins, University of Texas at Austin; Anibal Faundes, Universidade Estadual de Campinas; Ignez H.O. Perpétuo, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais

  3. On the Structural Value of Children: The Birth of a Child as a Means to Improve the Social Environment of Its Parents – Theory and Empirical Evidence from BulgariaChristoph Buehler, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  4. Theoretical and Methodological Problems in Researching Short-Term Fluctuations in Fertility: The Model for Evaluating the Impact of Societal InstabilityYuri Frantsuz, University of Minnesota

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