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Session 25:
Population growth and poverty linkages in Africa

Tuesday, December 11
2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Mbayuwayu
Ngorongoro Wing. 7th Floor

Chair: Cheikh Mbacke, Independent Consultant
Discussant: Tamara C. Fox, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

  1. The lagging demographic and health transitions in rural Ethiopia, 1990-2005: Analysis of productive assets, sociocultural, agro-ecological and health service coverage factors effecting trends in fertility, mortality and nutritionCharles H Teller, Population Reference Bureau (PRB) and Addis Ababa University; Tesfayi Gebreselassie, Macro International Inc.; Assefa Hailemariam, Addis Ababa University

  2. The effect of interventions to reduce fertility on economic growthQuamrul Ashraf, Brown University; Ashley Lester, Brown University; David N. Weil, Brown University

  3. Achieving the millennium development goals: The contribution of fulfilling unmet need for family planningScott Moreland, Constella Futures

  4. The role of demographic effects in changes in poverty in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 1993 to 2004Ingrid Woolard, University of Cape Town; Murray Leibbrandt, University of Cape Town; David Lam, University of Michigan

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