Saturday, June 15 / 9:00 - 10:30 G.03 (Lecture Theatre)

Session 106
The Role of Social Networks and Diffusion in Fertility

Chair: Roberta R. Rutigliano, University of the Basque COuntry- Bilbao

1. Africa’s Fertility Decline Is Partly Driven by Diffusion Processes among Education GroupsSaroja Adhikari , Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Wolfgang Lutz, Wittgenstein Centre; Endale Kebede, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital.

2. Belonging to the Neighbourhood, Residential Mobility, and the Transition to ParenthoodBrian Buh , Vienna Institute of Demography; Eva Beaujouan, University of Vienna (Wittgenstein Centre); Ann M. Berrington, University of Southampton.

3. Social Capital Mediates Knowledge Gaps in Informing Sexual and Reproductive Health Behaviours across AfricaTill Koebe, Saarland University; Theophilus Aidoo, Saarland University; Ridhi Kashyap , University of Oxford; Douglas R. Leasure, University of Oxford; Valentina Rotondi, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland; Ingmar Weber, Saarland University.

4. Extended Family Influences on Fertility of Adult ChildrenFederica Querin , University of Bologna; Nicola Barban, University of Bologna; Venla Berg, Population Research Institute, Väestöliitto; and University of Helsinki; Anna Rotkirch, Väestöliitto.

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