Population Association of America 2014 Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the Population Association of America brings together demographers, sociologists, economists, public health professionals, and other individuals interested in research and education in the population field.


Panel Discussion

Migrant adolescent girls: What we don’t know, what we need to know, and how we can do better
Thursday, 1 May from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
Harvard Room, 3rd floor
Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served
RSVP: lhimiak@popcouncil.org

Panelists:

  • Sajeda Amin, Population Council (moderator)
  • Katharine M. Donato, Vanderbilt University
  • Hillary Margolis, Human Rights Watch
  • Mark R. Montgomery, Population Council
  • Marta Tienda, Princeton University

Meet the Editors

Join Population and Development Review editors Geoffrey McNicoll and Landis MacKellar and Rachel Friedman, managing editor, for coffee hour at the Population Council booth (no. 113):

  • Thursday, 1 May @ 10:00–11:00 am
  • Friday, 2 May @ 2:30–3:30 pm

Join Studies in Family Planning managing editor Gary Bologh for coffee hour at the Population Council booth (no. 113):

  • Thursday, 1 May @ 2:30–3:30 pm
  • Friday, 2 May @ 10:00–11:00 am
1-3 May 2014

Marriott Copley Place
Boston, Massachusetts

paa2014.princeton.edu/

Population Council Speakers

Thursday, 1 May

Oral Session    |   8:30–10:00 am | Tremont, 1st floor

Eliud Wekesa

"Ambivalence in pregnancy intentions: The effect of quality of care and context among a cohort of women attending family planning clinics in Kenya"

Session 11—Sexual Behavior, Contraceptive Use and HIV

Oral Session    |   10:15–11:45 am | Salons H-I, 4th floor

Kaji T. Keya

"Role of voucher scheme in reducing inequalities in the utilization of delivery care services: Evidence from rural Bangladesh"

Session 22—Strengthening Reproductive Health Programs in Developing Countries

Oral Session    |   1:00–2:30 pm | Vermont, 5th floor

Christine Kelly Staff Associate

Chair, Session 51—New Insights into the Determinants of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

Oral Session    |   1:00–2:30 pm | Vermont, 5th floor

Kimberly Glazer

"Myths and misinformation: An analysis of text messages sent to a sexual and reproductive health Q&A service in Nigeria"

Session 51—New Insights into the Determinants of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

Poster Session    |   1:00–3:00 pm | Back Bay Exhibition Center, 3rd Floor

Stephanie Psaki Associate I, Girls’ Education

"Gender differences in factors associated with depressive symptoms among couples in Kumasi, Ghana"

Poster Session 3—Health of Women, Children, and Families

Oral Session    |   4:30–6:00 pm | Wellesley, 3rd floor

Sajeda Amin Senior Associate

Chair, Session 87—Son Preference and Sex Selection

Oral Session    |   4:30–6:00 pm | Wellesley, 3rd floor

John Bongaarts Vice President and Distinguished Scholar

Discussant, Session 87—Son Preference and Sex Selection

Friday, 2 May

Oral Session    |   8:30–10:00 am | Suffolk, 3rd floor

John Bongaarts Vice President and Distinguished Scholar

"Trends in causes of death in low mortality countries: Implications for mortality projections"

Session 104—Advances in Methods for Forecasting Mortality

Oral Session    |   8:30–10:00 am | Tremont, 1st floor

Karen Austrian Associate I

"Can economic assets increase girls’ risk of sexual harassment? Evaluation results from a social, health and economic asset-building intervention for vulnerable adolescent girls in Uganda"

Session 105—Investments in Children: Implications for Well-Being

Oral Session    |   8:30–10:00 am | Vermont, 5th floor

Stephanie Psaki Associate I, Girls’ Education

Discussant, Session 107—Gender and Health

Oral Session    |   8:30–10:00 am | Vermont, 5th floor

Sajeda Amin Senior Associate

"Women‘s participation in micro-finance programs, gender attitudes and access to health and education in Bangladesh"

Session 107—Gender and Health

Poster Session    |   9:00–11:00 am | Back Bay Exhibition Center, 3rd Floor

Christine Kelly Staff Associate

"Gender differences in the retention of literacy and numeracy in Malawi"

Poster Session 5—Economy, Labor Force, Education and Inequality

Oral Session    |   10:15–11:45 am | Salons A-B, 4th floor

Muhammad Asif Wazir

"FP2020 goals, age structural changes and poverty reduction strategies in Pakistan"

Session 114—Fertility and the Demographic Dividend

Oral Session    |   10:15–11:45 am | Simmons, 3rd floor

Mark R. Montgomery Senior Associate

"Seeing is believing: Why demographers need remote sensing data to understand urbanization"

Session 122—Urbanization in Global Perspective

Poster Session    |   2:00–4:00 pm | Back Bay Exhibition Center, 3rd Floor

Muhammad Asif Wazir

"Fertility transition, women’s education and poverty: Why Punjab is different from others?"

Poster Session 7—Family Planning, Sexual Behavior, and Reproductive Health

Panel Discussion    |   6:30–8:00 pm | Suffolk, 3rd floor

Gary Bologh Managing Editor, Studies in Family Planning

Panelist: "Getting published in peer-reviewed journals: An interactive session"

Saturday, 3 May

Oral Session    |   9:00–10:30 am | St. Botolph, 2nd floor

Stephanie Psaki Associate I, Girls’ Education

"The effect of gender-related aspects of school quality on schoolgirl pregnancy in rural Malawi"

Session 176—Gender and Development

Oral Session    |   9:00–10:30 am | Wellesley, 3rd floor

Naomi Rutenberg Vice President and Director, HIV and AIDS Program

Discussant, Session 182—STD, HIV, Fertility, and Family Planning