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2450 - Differentials in Fertility Timing and Fertility Preferences

Sun, August 12, 2:30 to 4:10pm, Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Floor: Level 4, 405

Session Submission Type: Paper Session 100min


These five papers investigate various aspects of the social context in which individuals make decisions about fertility -- intimate unions, religion, immigration, and policies. The papers emphasize the issues that individuals consider when they make decisions about entering parenthood, transitioning to a second birth, and their completed family size.
The presider will provide a brief overview linking the papers, followed by the presentations. There will be ample time for audience discussion.

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