Tuesday, December 1 / 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM   •   St. George Hall

Session 45:
Future Fertility Dynamics in Africa and Prospects for Demographic Dividend

Discussant: Alex C. Ezeh, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)
Chair: John B. Casterline, Ohio State University

  1. Future fertility scenarios in sub-Saharan AfricaPatrick Gerland, United Nations Population Division ; Ann E. Biddlecom, United Nations Population Division ; Vladimira Kantorova, United Nations Population Division

  2. Economic returns to fertility decline in AfricaJoshua Wilde, University of South Florida ; David Canning, Harvard University ; Mahesh Karra, Harvard University

  3. Obstacles to realizing the demographic dividendJohn G. Cleland, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) ; Kazuyo Machiyama, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

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