Session 61:
Gender, Development and Demographic Processes

Thursday, April 15
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Cumberland K
Exhibition Level

Chair: Anne-Emmanuèle Calvès, Université de Montréal
Discussant: Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue, Cornell University

  1. Gender Equality, Development, and the Sex Gap in Mortality: A World ViewCarla Medalia, University of Pennsylvania; Virginia W. Chang, University of Pennsylvania

  2. Gender Equity and MDG Progress: A Comparison between Africa and Asia-PacificJean Louis Rallu, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  3. Testing the Link between Fertility Declines and Women’s Empowerment in Developing CountriesSusan M. Lee-Rife, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Anju Malhotra, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Sophie Namy, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

  4. Family Systems, Political Systems and Asia’s "Missing Girls": The Construction of Son Preference and Its UnravelingMonica Das Gupta, World Bank Group

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