Poster Session 1

Friday, June 23
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Chair: Guillaume Wunsch, Université Catholique de Louvain

  1. Projections of living arrangements of the elderly by sex, age, and household position in PolandAnita Abramowska, Institute of Statistics and Demography, Warsaw School of Economics

  2. Economic consequences of immigration from TurkeyBulent Acma, Anadolu University, Turkey

  3. Determinants of unintended pregnancy among currently married women in NepalRamesh Adhikari, Center for Research on Environment, Health and Population Activities (CREHPA); Kusol Soonthorndhada, IPSR, Thailand; Pramote Prasartkul, Mahidol University

  4. Disability in India: an overviewPraween Kumar Agrawal, Johns Hopkins University and Collaborative Centre, Lucknow, India

  5. Women’s autonomy and its impact on fertility decision making: a study in rural Haryana, India in the perspective of low child sex ratioSutapa Agrawal, Independent Consultant

  6. Practicing preachers: reproductive behavior of rural health workers in IranShirin Ahmadnia, Ministry of Science, Research & Technology, Iran; Amir-Houshang Mehryar, Ministry of Science, Research & Technology of Iran; Nahid Salehi, Center for Population Reseach & Studies in Asia and the Pacific

  7. Reproductive health knowledge and attitudes among Iranian adolescentsShirin Ahmad-Nia, Ministry of Science, Iran

  8. Reasons of postponement of births: comparison of Estonia and FinlandMare Ainsaar, Tartu University; Pirjo Paajanen, The Population Research Institute, Helsinki

  9. Administrative sources and population statisticsFiona Aitchison, Office for National Statistics, UK

  10. Fatherhood in Russia - Evaluation of biological and fanthropological assumptions with demographic dataDavid Alich, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  11. Trends on diabetes and obesity prevalence in Latin America and the Caribbean: a review of the literature and new estimatesFlavia Andrade, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  12. Factors affecting attitude toward safe sex and reproductive health among Shiraz City youthFarah Asna-Ashari, Ministry of Education, Iran; Habib Ahmadi, Shiraz University, Iran

  13. Population environment and development: some issues in sustainability of Indian mega-cities of New Delhi and Kolkata(Calcutta)Anuradha Banerjee, Jawaharlal Nehru University; Sharmistha Das, Jawaharlal Nehru University

  14. Residential mobility of foreign population in Barcelona, 2000-2004Jordi Bayona, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Antonio López, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  15. Kinship relationships and reproductive biographies in ItalyLaura Bernardi, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Paola Di Giulio, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  16. Knowledge and use of developmental thinking about societies and families among teenagers in ArgentinaGeorgina Binstock, Centro de Estudios de Población; Arland Thornton, University of Michigan

  17. A different understanding of probability in a probabilistic population projection model and its outcomesChristina Bohk, University of Rostock; Thomas Salzmann, University of Rostock

  18. Marital union dissolution in East and West Germany - The impact of women's labour force participation on marital stabilityKarin Böttcher, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  19. Pathway to a third child in France. impact of family policy and sociodemographic factorsDidier Breton, Université Marc Bloch Strasbourg 2 and Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); France Prioux, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  20. Projecting the immigrant population of Norway by age, sex and country backgroundHelge Brunborg, Statistics Norway; Inger Texmon, Statistics Norway

  21. Health attitudes and behaviour as predictors of self-rated health in relation to mortality patterns (17 year follow-up in Polish elderly - Cracow study)Piotr Brzyski; Beata Tobiasz-Adamczyk

  22. Age at menopause and menopausal transition: perspectives of Indian rural womenHussain Khan C. G., Karnatak University, Dharwad; Jyoti S Hallad, JSS Institute of Economic Research, Dharwad, India

  23. The heirs of sexual revolutionMarcantonio Caltabiano, Università di Padova; Francesco C. Billari, Università Bocconi; Gianpiero Dalla Zuanna, University of Padua

  24. The economics of population ageing in Turkey: a country at the onset of population ageingSebnem Canpolat, Hacettepe University

  25. Concentration of mortality increase among manual workers in soviet Latvia and RussiaElwood Carlson, Florida State University; Evgeni Andreev, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Rasmus Hoffmann, University of Rostock; Tatiana Kharkova, Russian Academy of Science; Vladimir Shkolnikov, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  26. The decline of fertility in Scotland compared with EnglandPatrick Carroll

  27. Induced abortion and contraception in central Asian states and TurkeyAlanur Cavlin Bozbeyoglu, Hacettepe University

  28. Data quality assessment of birth history data in Turkey demographic and health surveysYadigar Coskun, Hacettepe University

  29. Men and women after a union dissolution. Gender differences in economic and living conditionAlessandra De Rose, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; Daniele Spagnoli

  30. Mortality and life expectancy of elderly people after World War II in HungaryErzsébet Debreceni, Center for Social Studies at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

  31. Factors affecting the population fertility level: an evaluation of the factor “difficulties reconciling work and family” in Navarra (Spain)”Nuria Del Olmo, University of Navarra; Carolina Montoro, University of Navarra; Dolores Lopez, University of Navarra

  32. The evolution of fertility in Europe: a parity analysisDaniel Devolder, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  33. Breast-feeding pattern and its impact on post-partum non-susceptible period of currently married women(15-49) in an Indian state using multivariate hazard model and life table techniquesShankar Dihidar, Indian Statistical Institute

  34. Method of nested linear convolutions for estimating the population's health qualityMarina Djakovich, Institute of industrial medicine and human Ecology, Russia; Ivan Finogenko, Institute of Industrial Medicine and Human Ecology, Russia

  35. Adult mortality in a rural area of Senegal: trends and causes of deathGéraldine Duthé, Institut national d'études démographiques (INED); Gilles Pison, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  36. Modernization and fertility inhibiting strategies of socieconomic and cultural groups in TurkeyMehmet Ali Eryurt, Hacettepe University

  37. Transitioning motherhood: entering adulthood with a babyAnn Evans, Australian National University

  38. The demography of the Austrian Academy of SciencesGustav Feichtinger, Vienna University of Technology; Maria E. Winkler-Dworak, Vienna Institute of Demography; Alexia Fuernkranz-Prskawetz, Vienna Institute of Demography; Inga Freund, Vienna Institute of Demography; Vladimir Veliov, Vienna University of Technology

  39. Exploring demographic differences in health status and health services use by older adults. A comparative study between Canada and SpainGloria Fernandez-Mayoralas, Institute of Economics and Geography. Spanish Council for Scientific Research; Mark W Rosenberg, Queen's University, Australia; Fermina Rojo-Perez, Institute of Economics and Geography. Spanish Council for Scientific Research; Maria-Eugenia Prieto-Flores, Institute of Economics and Geography. Spanish Council for Scientific Research; Jennifer Goy, Queen's University, Australia; Cecilia Esparza-Catalan, Institute of Economics and Geography. Spanish Council for Scientific Research

  40. Economics, multiculturalism, and gender:competing factors influencing women’s economic behaviour in multicultural settingYaghoob Foroutan, Australian National University

  41. Sociological roots and epistemological evaluations of populaton theoriesYuri Frantsuz, University of Minnesota

  42. Changes in the selected life course events of the Polish Females and Males. Evidence from two Polish Retrospective Surveys: 1991 and 2001Ewa Fratczak, Warsaw School of Economics; Janina Jozwiak, Warsaw School of Economics; Aneta Ptak-Chmielewska, Warsaw School of Economics; Kamil Sienkiewicz, Warsaw School of Economics; Urszula Gach-Ciepiela, Warsaw School of Economics

  43. Understanding low fertility in Athens and London: a comparative ethnographic studyKaterina Georgiadis, University College London

  44. Levels, differentials and determinants of morbidity in West Bengal, IndiaSoumitra Ghosh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  45. Disparity in injury morbidity and mortality among one-four year children- findings from bangladesh health and injury survey: implication for developing countriesM Sheikh Giashudddin, Center for Injury Prevention and Research Bangladesh; A Rahman, Institute of Child and Mother Health; AKM Fazlur Rahman, Center for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh (CIPRB)

  46. Social networks and social capital in the immigration process into HungaryIrén Gödri, Demographic Research Institute, Budapest

  47. Gender and family attitudes in early adulthood in Sweden. What is happening to the adult children of Iimmigrants?Calvin Goldscheider, Brown University; Fran Goldscheider, Brown University; Eva Bernhardt, Stockholm University

  48. Does space/time dynamics influence the decision to cohabit? Regional patterns of cohabitation in Spain, 1990-2005María José González, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain; Pau Baizán, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Amy Hsin, University of California, Los Angeles

  49. Russian married women and men in ageing: demographic and social characteristicsIrina Gorchkova, Moscow Lomonosov State University

  50. Alternative measurements of the ageing of the labour force. Demo-economic dependency ratios in the case of Italy (2000-2050)Francesca Greguoldo, Univeristy of Rome, La Sapienza

  51. Integration and second generation of immigrants in Italy: an empirical analysis according to the social network perspectiveAntonella Guarneri, Università La Sapienza-Roma; Luisa Natale, Università di Cassino; Giulia Rivellini, Università Cattolica, Milan; Maura Simone, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"

  52. Application of remote sensing and GIS for population explosion and land transformation studies in Jaipur region-IndiaRupesh Gupta, University of Delhi,Delhi,India

  53. Spatial homogamy in the Netherlands: mapping distances between partnersKaren Haandrikman, University of Groningen; Leo van Wissen, University of Groningen and Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Carel Harmsen, Statistics Netherlands; Inge Hutter, University of Groningen

  54. Disability in Bulgaria – Does it increase or decrease during the period 1992-2004?Kaloyan Haralampiev, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

  55. Fertility change and its proximate determinants in BangladeshAbu Hasanat Mohammad kishowar Hossain, University of Dhaka

  56. Educational differences in the timing of childbearing in HungaryIldikó Husz, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

  57. An analysis of determinants of internal migration in RussiaVladimir Iontsev, Moscow State University; Ivan Aleshkovski, Moscow State University

  58. Effective factors on different attitudes of two successive generations towards marriage and fertility. case study: women in Shiraz IranJalil Iranmahboob, Centre for Population Studies & Research, Iran; Sahel Taherianfard, Centre for Population Studies & Research, Iran

  59. Sexual and health behaviour of female floating sex workers in Bangladesh: an emerging health issueM. Mazharul Islam, University of Dhaka

  60. Contraceptive discontinuation, failure and switching behavior in Bangladesh: levels, trends, determinants and policy implicationsM. Mazharul Islam, University of Dhaka; Nitai Chakroborty

  61. Men’s awareness of pregnancy care in Bangladesh: a multilevel data analysisMohammad Amirul Islam, University of Southampton; Sabu S. Padmadas, University of Southampton; Peter W.F. Smith, University of Southampton

  62. Overcoming hegemonic norms and binaries in demography: gender, ‘race’ and sexuality within academic demographic discourseNadja Jacubowski, University of Groningen; Ajay Bailey, University of Groningen; Inge Hutter, University of Groningen

  63. Suicidal mortality in Russia and UkraineDiana L Jdanova, Independent Consultant; Nataliya M Levchuk, National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine

  64. Measures of widowhood in contemporary ChinaQuanbao Jiang, Institute for Population and Development Studies, Xi'an Jiaotong University; Shuzhuo Li, Xi'an Jiaotong University

  65. International migration and RussiaAndrey Kamenskiy

  66. Sterilization in Iran: wide use of a radical method in a fundamentalist Islamic societyShahla Kazemi-pour Sabet, Faculty of Social Sciences,Tehran University; Amir-Houshang Mehryar, Ministry of Science, Research & Technology of Iran; Bahram Delavar, Ministry of Science, Iran.; Hassan Eini Zinab, Regional Center for Population Reseach & Studies in Asia and the Pacific; Sahel Taherianfard, Centre for Population Studies & Research, Iran

  67. Demographic transition and marital status of women in IranShahla Kazemi-pour Sabet, Faculty of Social Sciences,Tehran University; Mohammad Mirzaie, University of Tehran; Abtin Rahimian, Population Studies and Research Center, Iran

  68. The fertility pattern among non-Estonians in Estonia follows the trends in St. PetersburgKatja Kesseli, University of Helsinki; Mika Gissler, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health (STAKES)

  69. Does fertility decrease the welfare of households? An analysis of poverty dynamics and fertility in IndonesiaJungho Kim, Vienna Institute of Demography; Henriette Engelhardt, Austrian Academy of Sciences; Alexia Fuernkranz-Prskawetz, Vienna Institute of Demography; Arnstein Aassve, University of Essex

  70. Demographic differentials and demographic integration of Turkish and Kurdish populations in TurkeyIsmet Koc, Hacettepe University; Alanur Cavlin Bozbeyoglu, Hacettepe University

  71. Comparative determination of factors that affect fertility for Turkish and Kurdish populations according to the usage of contraceptive methodsGüler Kocberber; Sebnem Canpolat, Hacettepe University

  72. Living arrangements of the elderly in PolandJolanta Kurkiewicz, Cracow University of Economics

  73. Some immigrants are more transnational than others: transnationalism as differential factor of integrationCarmen Lamela, Universidade da Coruña

  74. Cohort fertility patterns and education in the Nordic countriesTrude Lappegård, Statistics Norway; Gunnar Andersson, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Lisbeth B. Knudsen, Aalborg University; Marit Rønsen, Statistics Norway

  75. Where is education in a transition economy heading? The case of LatviaZane Leduskrasta, University of Latvia

  76. Living Arrangements of Elderly Persons from Migrant Populations in BelgiumEdith Lodewijckx, Population and Family Study Centre, Brussels

  77. Mortality and causes of death among persons over 85 in the European UnionLaura Lorenzo, Spanish Council for Scientific Research; Elisa Suárez, Spanish Council for Scientific Research

  78. Modern pattern of migration from Uzbekistan to the European countriesLyudmila Maksakova, Center for Effective Economic Policy, Uzbekistan

  79. The multiresidential system of the inhabitants of the Barcelona metropolitan area. The migratory trajectories as explanatory factorAjenjo Marc; Joan Alberich, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  80. Nonconsensual marital sex and reproductive health among Filipino youthMaria Paz N. Marquez, University of the Philippines

  81. Attitudes toward gender emancipation and family formation patterns in EEC regionAusra Maslauskaite, Demographic Research Center, Lithuania; Vlada Stankuniene, Demographic Research Center, Lithuania

  82. Who follows whom? Female part-time employment in West Germany, East Germany and PolandAnna Matysiak, Warsaw School of Economics; Stephanie Steinmetz, Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) and Mannheim University

  83. Living arrangements after marital dissolution: findings from the European Community Household PanelStefano Mazzuco, Università di Padova; Silvia Meggiolaro, Università di Padova; Fausta Ongaro, Università di Padova

  84. Human development, reproductive behavior and fertility: an analysis of provincial differences in IranAmir-Houshang Mehryar, Ministry of Science, Research & Technology of Iran; Hassan Eini Zinab, Regional Center for Population Reseach & Studies in Asia and the Pacific; Nader Motie -Haghshenas, Ministry of Science, Research & Technology of Iran; Shirin Ahmadnia, Ministry of Science, Research & Technology, Iran

  85. Childless at age 30Anneli Miettinen, The Population Research Institute, Helsinki; Pirjo Paajanen, The Population Research Institute, Helsinki

  86. Present trends of birth rate in Siberia: an attempt at analysis at macro and micro levelsAnna Mikheeva, Novosibirsk State University, Russia

  87. The instrumental character of demographic transition in Republic Of MacedoniaGoran Miladinov, Independant Consultant

  88. Female-headed households in a male-dominatedsSociety, IranElahe Mirzaee, Regional Center for Population Reseach & Studies in Asia and the Pacific; Amir-Houshang Mehryar, Ministry of Science, Research & Technology of Iran; Gholam Ali Farjadi, Regional Center for Population Reseach & Studies in Asia and the Pacific

  89. Dimensions of population ageing in Iran and its socioeconomic and health implications: new prospectsNader Motie -Haghshenas, Ministry of Science, Research & Technology of Iran

  90. School-to-work transition: gender differences in the choices of the Italian secondary school graduatesPaola Muccitelli, Instituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT); Rottino Fabio Massimo, Instituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT); Azzurra Tivoli, Instituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT)

  91. Cancer mortality is higher among taller men in two cohorts of US Army officersUlrich Mueller, University of Marburg; Allan Mazur, Syracuse University; Afiafi Marie Renee Afanou, University of Marburg

  92. Is investing in population health indeed good for economic growth?Ulrich Mueller, University of Marburg; Joerg W. Fromme, Independent Consultant; Ursula F Trummer, Ludwig Boltzmann-Institute for the Sociology of Health and Medicine, Vienna University; Roberto Lorbeer, University of Marburg

  93. Life span and career outcome in several cohorts of US navy and US army officers - directions of causalityUlrich Mueller, University of Marburg; Tobias Biegel, University of Marburg; Kerstin Walter, University of Marburg

  94. Does the “maternal altruism hypothesis” hold true among poor populations in southern India?Sivakami Muthusamy, Institute for Social and Economic Change

  95. Economic and non-economic aspects of individual fertility choices – an example from PolandMonika Mynarska, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  96. Health transition in Iran: results of the 18 Province study of mortality by cause of deathMohsen Naghavi, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Iran; Abolghasm Pour Reza, Regional Center for Population Reseach & Studies in Asia and the Pacific; Amir-Houshang Mehryar, Ministry of Science, Research & Technology of Iran

  97. Does reproductive health care srvices reduce the risk of neonatal death among religious minority In Matlab, BangladeshLutfun Nahar, ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research; Abdur Razzaque, ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research; AHM Golam Mustafa, ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research

  98. Family structure outcomes of alternative family definitionsCharles B. Nam, Florida State University; Kathryn H. Tillman, Florida State University

  99. Health, maternal mortality and morbidity: mother to child survival at higher risk for young women and teenage mothersOnyinye belinda Ndubuisi, Development Partnership International, Nigeria; Comfort Ikechi Uzoho, Development Partnership International, Nigeria

  100. Family policies and fertility in Europe. Fertility policies at the intersection of gender policies, employment policies and care policiesGerda Neyer, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  101. The impact of population mobility on the availability and the adqeuacy of basic services in resettlement camps arround greater KhartoumOsman Nour

  102. Culture and feeding practices: major underlying causes of childhood malnutrition in developing countriesOlasupo P. Ogunjuyigbe, Obafemi Awolowo University; Ebenezer Ojofeitimi, Obafemi Awolowo University

  103. Economic consequences of marital dissolution in Italy: findings from European Community Household PanelFausta Ongaro, Università di Padova; Silvia Meggiolaro, Università di Padova; Stefano Mazzuco, Università di Padova

  104. Highly educated women and reasons to become a mother at different phases of lifePirjo Paajanen, The Population Research Institute, Helsinki; Anneli Miettinen, The Population Research Institute, Helsinki

  105. Political borders and demographic trends in EuropeRoberta Pace, University of Bari; Lucrezia Andria, University of Bari

  106. Mortality changes Among elderly in Kerala and India: 1970–2000Ramachandran Paida, Sri Venkateswara Univeristy; Jareena Shaik, Sri Venkateswara University

  107. Roma/Gypsy population in Bulgaria as a challenge for the policy relevanceAlexey Pamporov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

  108. The disassociation between the onset of sexual and marital life of the urban women and men in MexicoAdriana Pérez Amador, National Institute of Statistics Geography and Informatics (INEGI)

  109. The division of household labour among dual-earner parents in Norway - The effect of employment schedulesSilje Vatne Pettersen, Statistics Norway

  110. Portrait of ageing of population in GeorgiaNato Pitskhelauri, Tbilisi State University; Nino Chikhladze, Tbilisi State University; Tamar Shinjiashvili, Tbilisi State University

  111. Unemployment and matrimony in the territorial aspect in Poland, 1998-2004Malgorzata Podogrodzka, Warsaw School of Economics

  112. “Reproduction of the species is not compatible with industrial society" (Kingsley Davis, 1937): New Zealand(NZ), a case-study english-speaking country (ESCS)Ian Pool, University of Waikato; Janet Sceats, Portal Consulting and Associates Ltd.; A Dharmalingam, Monash University

  113. Sequencing norms in transition to motherhood in two generations of Slovak womenMichaela Potancokova, Charles University, Prague

  114. Advance or delay of the onset of disability among Spanish elderly? 1994-2004Maria Dolores Puga, CSIC, Spain; Antonio Abellán

  115. Mortality orecasting by causes of death in the framework of multistate population projectionLászló G. Radnóti, Hungarian Central Statistical Office

  116. Tourism and sexual behavior: experiences of youths in Goa, IndiaUsha Ram, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  117. Migration and fishing in West AfricaSara Randall, University College London

  118. Child morbidity and breastfeeding status in IndiaRajiv Ranjan, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Balram Paswan, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  119. Reproductive tract infections among recently pregnant women in Rural India. An Evidence from Reproductive and Child Health surveyRajiv Ranjan, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Laishram Ladusingh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  120. The Influences of economic conditions on fertility intentions of Russian menDorothea Rieck, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  121. Analysis of waves of immigration to Israel, 1989-2001Ilan Riss, Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics

  122. Aging, longevity and lonely households in the south of Europe: the Spanish caseElena Robles, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia; Rosa Gómez-Redondo, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia

  123. Estimation of the life expectancy of persons with down’s syndrome through a longitudinal survival modelAldo Rosano, Italian Institute of Social Medicine

  124. Social contagion of the "delay syndrome" in ItalyAlessandro Rosina, Università Cattolica, Milan; Paola Di Giulio, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  125. Contraceptive frailty: an analysis of prospective contraceptive histories, France, 2000-2004Clementine Rossier, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Jean-Marie Le Goff, Université de Lausanne

  126. Polish households savings for future life on pensionMalgorzata Roszkiewicz, Warsaw School of Economics; Jolanta Perek-Bialas, Jagiellonian University

  127. Are Czech children a matter of concern?Jitka Rychtarikova, Charles University, Prague; Jaroslav Kraus, Charles University, Prague

  128. Trends and differentials in life expectancies in India: an analysis based on NFHS dataSulaja S, Futures Group, India; Jayachandran V, Futures Group, India

  129. Atlas of reproductive and child health (RCH) in IndiaMocherla S.R. Murthy, Sri Venkateswara University; Putcha Venkata, Kings College, London

  130. Participation of males in decision making as an index of their perceived involvement in reproductive and child health in Tamil Nadu, IndiaRavi Sankar, Annamalai University

  131. Reaching the unreached: older women and the RCH programme in India, the challenges aheadSyamala T. Sankaranarayanan, Institute for Social and Economic Change

  132. Population pressure on development and environment in IndiaDayanand G Satihal, Indian Institute of Health Management (IIHMR); LD Vaikunthe, Indian Institute of Health Management (IIHMR)

  133. A survey on social effective factors on women's job security: a case study of private hospitals of Shiraz City (Iran)Arezou Sayadi, Shiraz University, Iran; saaid Zahed.Zahedani, Shiraz University, Iran; Jalil Iranmahboob, Centre for Population Studies & Research, Iran

  134. Population projections in Belgium and in France since the 1930s. Confrontation to reality and identification of errorsBruno D. Schoumaker, Université Catholique de Louvain; Amel Bahri, Université Catholique de Louvain; François Peltier, Université catholique de Louvain

  135. The changing meaning of cohabitation: evidence from Bologna, ItalyChristin Schroeder, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  136. Using routine databases of statutory sickness funds for population wide analysis of depressive morbidity in GermanyFriedrich W. Schwartz, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover; Thomas G Grobe, ISEG; Anke Brahmesfeld, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover

  137. Fertility: the dynamic of birth interval in BangladeshAbdul Hannan Shaikh

  138. Value of children, fertility behavious and contraception use in an Agricultural society in Uttar Pradesh, IndiaRavendra K. Sharma, Indian Council of Medical Research

  139. Spread of western marital behavior in GeorgiaTamar Shinjiashvili, Tbilisi State University; Nino Chikhladze, Tbilisi State University; Ketevan Asatashvili, Albert-Ludwigs University, Freiburg

  140. Italian people abroad: problems and methodsAngela Silvestrini, Instituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT); Giovanni Cariani, Instituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT); Pier Paolo Pace, Instituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT)

  141. Village size and Development in IndiaAbhishek Singh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Tarun K. Roy, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Sandip Chakraborty, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  142. Couples reproductive goals in two culturally contrasting states of North Eastern IndiaAbhishek Singh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Faujdar Ram, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  143. Fetters in advancement of education and employment: a case study of SC/ST population in IndiaVini Sivanandan, Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics, India; Sajikumar S, University of Kerala, India

  144. The demography of lone parenthood in the UKAlexandra J Skew, University of Southampton

  145. Depopulation, disappearance and resurgence: the population history of the Aboriginal people of VictoriaLen Smith, Australian National University; Janet McCalman, University of Melbourne; Ian Anderson, University of Melbourne

  146. Reproductive health problems among urban women :a study of four metro cities in IndiaRuchi Sogarwal, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  147. The procreative behaviours of the generations born in 1942 - 1966 in Poland in the context of their plans and aspirationsEwa Soja, Cracow University of Economics

  148. Be clear before gettitng involved in sex: the impact of sex before marriage amongst young people in CambodiaTong Soprach, University of Cambodia

  149. Internet and multimedia demography: what's new?Eugeny Soroko, Russian Academy of Sciences

  150. The situation of the aged people in BeninFortuné Sossa, National Institute of the Statistical and the Economic Analysis, Bénin

  151. Regional cause-of-death mortality in Spain in 1960 and 1970: A multivariate analysis and tentative explanationsJeroen JA Spijker, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Amand Blanes

  152. People mobility and its modelOleg V Staroverov, CEMI RAS, Russia

  153. Human capital on the ageing labour market - methods of measurement on example of PolandMarcin Stonawski, Cracow University of Economics

  154. Why on average is not enough? - The microsimulation projection of the pension distribution in PolandPawel Strzelecki, Warsaw School of Economics

  155. At the margins of the welfare state: living arrangements and housing conditions of immigrants in SpainElisa Suárez, Spanish Council for Scientific Research; Laura Lorenzo, Spanish Council for Scientific Research; Teresa Castro Martin, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

  156. Old age with and without children: economic implications in ItalyMaria-Letizia Tanturri, University of Pavia; Gustavo De Santis, Università di Messina; Chiara Seghieri, University of Florence

  157. An analysis of the most recent national workshops on Italian population studies accordingtTo a network perspectiveLaura Terzera, Università Milano, Bicocca; Giulia Rivellini, Università Cattolica, Milan

  158. Family formation in France: between preferences and social constraintsMaria Rita Testa, Vienna Institute of Demography; Laurent Toulemon, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  159. Psychosocial work conditions as a predictors of quality of life at the beginning of older ageBeata Tobiasz-Adamczyk; Piotr Brzyski

  160. Socio-demographic analysis of early age mortality in the southeastern part of TurkeyKazım Tuğ, Hacettepe University

  161. Peculiarities of migration processes in post-Soviet GeorgiaMirian Tukhashvili, Tbilisi State University; Tamaz Zubiashvili, Tbilisi State University

  162. Intergenerational transmission of fertility, review of up to date research and some new evidence from Bejsce parish register reconstitution study, 18th – 20th centuries, PolandKrzysztof Tymicki, Warsaw School of Economics

  163. Women's view on women's employment: the case of Afghan migrants in Mashad/IranSajede Vaezzade, Jahad-e Daneshgahi

  164. Family name and family structure : which perceptions ?Marie-France Valetas, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  165. Trends in fertility and population ageing in multiethnic Transylvania (Romania)Valér Veres, Babes-Bolyai University

  166. Physical accessibility to government health facilities and health outcomes: a study of selected states based on NFHS-2, 1998-99Kanwaljeet Virdi, Jawaharlal Nehru University

  167. The impact of internal migration on italian fertilityMichael J. White, Brown University; Anna Paterno, Università di Bari; Giuseppe Gabrielli, Università di Bari

  168. Children’s experiences of the work/life balanceHelena L Wilson, University of Liverpool

  169. Fertility transition and the progression to third birth in TurkeySutay Yavuz, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  170. Female sterilization in TurkeyElif Yiğit, Hacettepe University

  171. Male involvement in contraceptive use in TurkeyElif Yiğit, Hacettepe University

  172. Benefits of women's education within marriage: evidence from South AfricaHaochi Zheng, University of Minnesota

  173. The phenomenon of patterns: gender gaps in mortalityNadine Zielonke, Vienna Institute of Demography; Marc Luy, University of Rostock

  174. Is the allocation of kidney-transplants among MEDICARE patients in the US maximizing the total gain in health expectancy among all potential recipients ?Monique Zimmermann-Stenzel, University of Marburg; Ulrich Mueller, University of Marburg