Session 168:
Religion, Contraception, and Fertility

Saturday, April 19
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Bayside A
4th floor

Chair: Colter Mitchell, University of Michigan
Discussant: Lisa D. Pearce, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Discussant: Tim B. Heaton, Brigham Young University

  1. Religious Influences on American Opinion about Family PlanningJennifer B. Barrett, University of Texas at Austin; Christopher G. Ellison, University of Texas at Austin; Clifford Grammich, RAND

  2. Explaining Increases in Non-Marital Births: Cohort Effects of Childhood Religion and Family Structure on Non-Marital Conceptions and Shotgun WeddingsChristopher Wildeman, Princeton University

  3. Subjective and Objective Measures of Religiosity and Fertility Choices in Developed CountriesAlicia Adsera, Princeton University

  4. The Influence of Changes in Religious Preference on Contraceptive Use and Fertility: A Longitudinal Study of the Kassena-Nankana of Northern GhanaHenry V Doctor, Statistics South Africa; James F. Phillips, Columbia University; Evelyn Sakeah, Navrongo Health Research Centre

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