Donatien Beguy

Un Habitat

Field of Study: Demographie, Population et développement, Statistique
Specialization: , ,
Regional focus: Afrique sub-saharienne
Education: Doctorat (Ph.D, MD), University Paris 10, Démographie, 2007
Working languages: English (United States)
Other association membership in population or related fields: Association Internationale des Démographes de Langue Française (AIDELF), Population Association of America (PAA), Union for African Population Studies (UAPS)
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1.       Beguy, Donatien, and Blessing Mberu, 2015. "Patterns of fertility preferences and contraceptive behavior over time: An examination of change and continuities among the urban poor in Nairobi, Kenya." Culture, Health & Sexuality. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2015.1038731.

2.       Beguy D; Patricia Elung'ata; Blessing Mberu; Clement Oduor; Marylene Wamukoya; Bonface Nganyi; Alex Ezeh, 2015. HDSS Profile: The Nairobi Urban Health and Demographic Surveillance System (NUHDSS). International Journal of Epidemiology; doi: 10.1093/ije/dyu251.


3.       Beguy D, Mumah J. and Gottschalk L, 2014. Unintended pregnancies among adolescent girls living in poor urban slums: Evidence from a prospective study in Nairobi city, Kenya. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101034. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101034.


4.       Beguy D., Ph. Bocquier, E. Zulu, 2010. Circular migration patterns and determinants in Nairobi slum settlements, Demographic Research, 23(20), 549-586. doi:10.4054/DemRes.2010.23.20. 

5.       Beguy D., 2009. The impact of female employment on fertility in Dakar (Senegal) and Lomé (Togo), Demographic Research, 20(7), 97-128.