Session 144:
Childbearing in Latin America and Asia

Saturday, April 19
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
4th floor

Chair: Holly E. Reed, Brown University
Discussant: Eric R. Jensen, College of William and Mary

  1. Women’s Empowerment across Generations in Bangladesh: Influences on the Timing of Marriage and ChildbearingSidney Ruth Schuler, Academy for Educational Development (AED); Elisabeth Rottach, Academy for Educational Development (AED); Farzana Islam, Jahangirnagar University; Lisa M. Bates, Columbia University

  2. Delay in First Marriage and First Childbearing in Korea - Trend in Educational DifferentialsBongoh Kye, University of California, Los Angeles

  3. Is Latin America Starting to Retreat from Childbearing?Luis Rosero-Bixby, Universidad de Costa Rica; Teresa Castro Martin, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC); Teresa Martin Garcia, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

  4. Evaluating the Impact of the Poverty-Reduction Programs on Fertility: The Case of the Red de Protección Social in NicaraguaJessica E Todd, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA); Paul C. Winters, American University; Guy Stecklov, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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