Session 85:
Lowest-low Fertility in Comparative Perspective

Friday, March 31
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Santa Anita C
Lobby Level

Chair: Minja K. Choe, East West Center
Discussant: Peter McDonald, Australian National University

  1. The Impact of First Birth Trends on Fertility in Developed Countries: A Cohort AnalysisTomas Frejka, Independent consultant; Jean-Paul Sardon, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  2. Low and Lowest-Low Fertility in Europe: Causes, Implications and Policy OptionsHans-Peter Kohler, University of Pennsylvania; José Antonio Ortega, Universidad de Salamanca

  3. The "Low Fertility Trap" HypothesisWolfgang Lutz, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA); Maria Rita Testa, Vienna Institute of Demography; Vegard Skirbekk, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

  4. Age at First Marriage, Time to First Marital Birth, and Pace of Subsequent Childbearing in Italy and Spain, with Comparisons to the USAMichael Rendall, RAND; Encarnación Aracil, Universidad Complutense; Paola Di Giulio, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Alessandra De Rose, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; Filomena Racioppi, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; Antonio Parisi, University of Rome

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