Session 54:
Economic Crisis and Gender Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa

Thursday, April 15
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Cumberland L
Exhibition Level

Chair: Agnes Adjamagbo, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)
Discussant: Sangeetha Madhavan, University of Maryland

  1. The Impact of Poverty on Health and Well-Being in Rural MalawiBrian Chin, University of Pennsylvania

  2. Gender, Economic Well-Being and Children’s Access to Schooling in Kinshasa: Evidence on the Consequences of Prolonged Economic CrisisDavid Shapiro, Pennsylvania State University

  3. Nuptiality Trends in Western Africa: a Double Standard?Véronique Hertrich, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Kokou Vignikin, Université de Lomé; Mouftaou Amadou Sanni, Centre de Formation et de Recherche en matière de Population (CEFORP)

  4. Sources of Inequality within the Cameroonian Labor Market: Sociodemographic versus National Economic ContextsFatou Jah, Cornell University

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