Thursday, September 1 / 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM   •   Room P 3

Session 6:
Fertility preferences 1

Chair: Karel Neels, Universiteit Antwerpen

  1. Mind the gap: the role of involuntary factors in explaining the gap between desired and realized fertility in European countries - a microsimulation model Daniel Devolder, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED), UAB; Alessandra Carioli, University of Southampton;

  2. The effect of experiences with the first child on higher order parity Petra Buhr, Universitat Bremen; Katharina Lutz, Universitat Bremen;

  3. When a poor index becomes a good proxy: on the predictive value of individual fertility preferences at the cohort macro-level Laurent Toulemon, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Eva Beaujouan, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU);

  4. Gender roles and fertility intentions in Poland, Hungary, Belgium and Norway Irena E. Kotowska, Warsaw School of Economics; Katarzyna Kocot-Górecka, Warsaw School of Economics;

  5. Unintended births among women in the United States: might some be “okay” instead? Arthur Greil, Alfred University; Michael S. Rendall, University of Maryland; Julia McQuillan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Stacy Tiemeyer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Patricia Wonch Hill, University of Nebraska-Lincoln;

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