Session 56:
Methodological Innovations in Fertility Research

Thursday, March 30
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
San Gabriel A
Lobby Level

Chair: Stephanie J. Ventura, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC
Discussant: Susan F. Newcomer, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH

  1. The Estimation of Unwanted Fertility: Development of a New MethodJohn B. Casterline, Pennsylvania State University; Laila El-Zeini, American University in Cairo

  2. Implementation of the Revised OMB Race and Ethnicity Standards in the U.S. Standard Certificate of Live Births: Results and DataBrady Eugene Hamilton, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

  3. Reconstructing Brazilian Birth Histories Based on Census Data: A Comparative Analysis of Two MethodologiesAdriana Miranda-Ribeiro, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Eduardo L.G. Rios-Neto, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and University of Texas at Austin

  4. A Bayesian Approach to Combining Population and Survey Data for Male Fertility EstimationMichael Rendall, RAND; Ryan Admiraal, University of Washington; Mark S. Handcock, University of Washington; Kara Joyner, Cornell University; Elizabeth Peters, Cornell University; Felicia T. Yang, Cornell University

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