Session 3:
Low Fertility in Comparative Perspective

Thursday, March 29
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Empire/Hudson
7th floor

Chair: Hans-Peter Kohler, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Gerda Neyer, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  1. Childbearing Trends and Policies in EuropeTomas Frejka, Independent consultant; Jan Hoem, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Laurent Toulemon, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  2. Globalization, Policy Intervention, and Reproduction: Below Replacement Fertility in ChinaBaochang Gu, Renmin University of China; Zhenzhen Zheng, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Feng Wang, University of California, Irvine; Yong Cai, University of Utah

  3. Birth Replacement Ratios in Europe: A New Look at Period ReplacementJosé Antonio Ortega, United Nations; Luis Alberto Del Rey Poveda, Universidad de Salamanca

  4. Preference Theory and Low Fertility: A Comparative PerspectiveAgnese Vitali, Università Bocconi; Francesco C. Billari, Università Bocconi; Maria Rita Testa, Vienna Institute of Demography

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