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2nd IUSSP Population, Poverty and Inequality Research Conference

 

Online, 8-10 December 2020

 

Organized by the IUSSP Scientific Panel on Population, Poverty and Inequality

 

  • Co-chairs: Jocelyn E. Finlay (Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health) & Murray Leibbrandt (ACEIR, University of Cape Town).
  • Members: Esther Leah Achandi (The International Livestock Research Institute), Farzana Afridi (Indian Statistical Institute), Kathleen Beegle (World Bank), Anda David (Agence Française de Développement), Marlene Lee (Population Reference Bureau), Marcelo Neri (Center for Social Policies, Getulio Vargas Foundation, Brazil), Nkechi Owoo (University of Ghana), Eliya Zulu (African Institute for Development Policy).
  • IUSSP Council Liaison: David Lam (University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research)

 

 
Conference programme & video-recordings

 

Plenary sessions


Tuesday December 8 at 15:00 CET (9:00am EST)

1. Women and Work: Before and After Covid.

Chair: Nkechi S. Owoo (University of Ghana)

Q&A moderator:  Murray Leibbrandt (ACEIR University of Cape Town)


  • Plenary keynote speaker: Ashwini Deshpande (Centre for Economic Data and Analysis (CEDA), Ashoka University)
  • Commentators:  Marlene Lee (Population Reference Bureau) & Eliya Zulu (African Institute for Development Policy).  

 


Wednesday December 9 at 17:15 CET (11:15 EST).

2. Research in Support of Effective Policy Responses to Covid.

Chair: Anda David (Agence Française de Développement)
Q&A moderator: David Lam (University of Michigan)


  • Plenary panelists: Marcelo Neri (Getulio Vargas Foundation), Kathleen Beegle (World Bank) and Murray Leibbrandt (ACEIR University of Cape Town))

 


Thursday December 10 at 17:15 CET (11:15 EST)

3. Panel vs. Cross-sectional Data in the Social Evaluation of Economic Growth.

Chair: Thomas Mélonio (Agence Française de Développement)
Q&A moderator: Anda David (Agence Française de Développement)


  • Plenary keynote speaker: François Bourguignon (Paris School of Economics)
  • Commentators: Abena Oduro (University of Ghana) & Marcelo Neri (Getulio Vargas Foundation)

 

Oral presentation sessions


Tuesday December 8, 17:00-18:15 CET (11:00 am to 12:15 pm EST)

Digital Divide

Chair/Moderator: Kathleen Beegle (World Bank)
Chat/Q&A Moderator: Esther Achandi (International Livestock Research Institute)


  • Safer if Connected? Mobile Technology and Intimate Partner Violence
    Luca Maria Pesando (McGill University), Valentina Rotondi (University of Oxford)
  • Leveraging data on Facebook populations to understand global digital gender inequality
    Ridhi Kashyap, Mariana Cunha (University of Oxford), Masoomali Fatehkia, Ingmar Weber (Qatar Computing Research Institute)
  • Inequitable Access to Social Media among Young People Living in Urban Slums of Nairobi: What are the Implications for Programming? 
    Rhoune Ochako
    , Karen Austrian (Population Council, Kenya)


Education

Chair/Moderator: Nkechi S. Owoo (University of Ghana)
Chat/Q&A Moderator: Anda David (Agence Française de Développement)

 

  • Schooling Inequality, Returns to Schooling, and Earnings Inequality: Evidence from Brazil and South Africa.
    David Lam (University of Michigan) Murray Leibbrandt (University of Cape Town), Arden Finn (World Bank)
  • Understanding the relationship between Economic Inequality and Inequality of Opportunity and Education Outcomes in Ghana
    Monica Lambon-Quayefio (University of Ghana), Robert Osei (Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research), Abena Oduro (University of Ghana) and Isaac Osei-Akoto (Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research)
  • Mass Education and Women's Autonomy in Latin America
    Daniela Urbina (Princeton University)
  • An aspiring friend is a friend indeed: school peers and college aspirations in Brazil
    Jessica Gagete-Miranda (Bocconi University)


Fertility

Chair/Moderator: Murray Leibbrandt (ACEIR University of Cape Town)
Chat/Q&A Moderator: Jocelyn Finlay (Harvard University)

 

  • Fertility stalls in sub-Saharan Africa revisited
    Michael Grimm (University of Passau), Isabel Günther, Kenneth Harttgen (ETH Zürich), Stephan Klasen, University of Göttingen
  • Colonial Origins and Fertility: Can the Market Overcome History?
    Roland Pongou (University of Ottawa)
  • How Missing Men Lead to Missing Women: Revising Natural Sex Ratios at Birth for the Fragile Male
    Joshua Wilde (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research)


Tuesday December 8, 18:45-20:00 CET (12:45 to 2:00 pm EST)

Child Health 1

Chair/Moderator: Kathleen Beegle (World Bank)
Chat/Q&A Moderator: Marcelo Neri (Getulio Vargas Foundation)

 

  • Cash and Care: Conditional Cash Transfers and Birth Outcomes
    Tiago Bonomo (University of British Columbia), Cecilia Machado (FGV EPGE and IZA)
  • Rainfall and Infant mortality in rural Senegal
    Hamidou Diallo (Université Paris-Dauphine PSL), Anne-Sophie Robilliard (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement)
  • Roads to Better Health: Linkages between Infrastructure and Child Health Outcomes in India
    Pallavi Panda (State University of New York)


Gender-Based Violence

Chair/Moderator: Esther Leah Achandi (International Livestock Research Institute)
Chat/Q&A Moderator: Marlene Lee (Population Reference Bureau)

 

  • Psychosocial and Economic Impacts of a Mental Health Intervention for Violence Survivors in Eastern DRC
    Alev Gurbuz Cuneo, Lea Marie Rouanet, Julia Vaillant (World Bank)
  • The Effects of Women's Employment on Intimate Partner Violence in West Africa
    Boblawende Kabore (University of Houston)
  • Evolution of cultural beliefs and gender of children
    Willa Friedman (University of Houston)

 


Lifecourse

Chair/Moderator: David Lam (University of Michigan)
Chat/Q&A Moderator: Eliya Zulu (African Institute for Development Policy)

 

  • Childhood Migration Effects on Fertility, Evidence from the Mexican Family Life Survey
    Katerine Ramirez (Monmouth University)
  • Early-life Exposure to Malaria Eradication and Later-life Cognition: Evidence from India
    Urvashi Jain (University of Southern California)
  • Earnings inequality over the life-course in South Africa
    Rocco Zizzamia (University of Oxford), Vimal Ranchhod (ACEIR University of Cape Town)


Wednesday December 9, 15:00-16:15 CET (9:00 am to 10:15 am EST)

Child Health 2

Chair/Moderator: Jocelyn Finlay (Harvard University)

Chat/Q&A Moderator: Farzana Afridi (Indian Statistical Institute)

 

  • Modelling Children's Anthropometric Status using Bayesian Distributional Regression merging Socio-economic and Remote Sensed Data from South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa
    Johannes Seiler (University of Innsbruck), Kenneth Harttgen (ETH Zurich), Thomas Kneib (University of Göttingen), Stefan Lang (University of Innsbruck)
  • The persistent influence of caste on under-five mortality: Factors that explain the caste-based gap in high focus Indian states
    Jayanta Bora, Rajesh Raushan (Indian Institute of Dalit Studies), Wolfgang Lutz (Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital)
  • Parental Investments and Early Childhood Development: Short and Long Run Evidence from India
    Saravana Ravindran (National University of Singapore)
  • Does Child Support Grant incentivise childbirth in South Africa?
    Adeola Oyenubi, Umakrishnan Kollamparambil (University of the Witwatersrand)


Inequality

Chair/Moderator: Marlene Lee (Population Reference Bureau)

Chat/Q&A Moderator: Nkechi S. Owoo (University of Ghana)

 

  • Informality and inequality: the African case
    Björn Nilsson (Université Paris-Saclay), Anda David (Agence Française de Développement), Yoro Diallo (Université Clermont Auvergne)
  • What are the main drivers of Brazilian income distribution changes in the new millennium? (extended with a decomposition methodology including demographic factors)
    Marcelo Neri (Getulio Vargas Foundation)
  • Unravelling Declining Income Inequality in Bolivia: Do Government Transfers Matter?
    Werner Hernani-Limarino, Ahmed Eid (Fundación ARU)


Upward mobility

Chair/Moderator: Murray Leibbrandt (ACEIR University of Cape Town)

Chat/Q&A Moderator: Esther Leah Achandi (International Livestock Research Institute)

 

  • Perceptions of Inequality and Social Mobility
    Raymundo M. Campos-Vázquez, Alice Krozer, Aurora A. Ramírez-Álvarez (El Colegio de México), Rodolfo de la Torre, Roberto Vélez-Grajales (Centro de Estudios Espinosa Yglesias)
  • Social Mobility in Mexico. What Can We Learn from Its Regional Variation?
    Marcelo Delajara (Centro de Estudios Espinosa Yglesias), Raymundo M. Campos-Vazquez (El Colegio de México), Roberto Velez-Grajales (Centro de Estudios Espinosa Yglesias)
  • Social interventions, health and wellbeing: The long-term and intergenerational effects of a school construction program
    Bhashkar Mazumdery (University of Bergen), Maria Rosales-Ruedaz (Rutgers University), Margaret Triyana (Wake Forest University)


Wednesday December 9, 18:45-20:00 CET (12:45 to 2:00 pm EST)

Adult Health

Chair/Moderator: Esther Leah Achandi (International Livestock Research Institute)

Chat/Q&A Moderator: Murray Leibbrandt (ACEIR University of Cape Town)

 

  • Inequality in the Quality of Health Services: Wealth, Content of Care, and Price of Antenatal Consultations in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    Günther Fink (University of Basel), Eeshani Kandpal, Gil Shapira (World Bank)
  • Survival Expectations and Human Capital Investment: Experimental Evidence from Rural South Africa
    Jacob Bor (Boston University)
  • Are interactions between healthcare access barriers stalling progress on equity of access? Proposing and testing the Concurrent Barrier Hypothesis.
    Laura Sochas (London School of Economics and Political Science)
  • The Effects of Trade-Induced Worker Displacement on Health and Mortality in Mexico
    Sofia Fernandez Guerrico (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)


Family Planning

Chair/Moderator: Nkechi S. Owoo (University of Ghana)

Chat/Q&A Moderator: Marlene Lee (Population Reference Bureau)

 

  • Curse of the Mummy-ji:The Influence of Mothers-in-Law on Women's Social Networks, Mobility, and Reproductive Health in India
    Catalina Herrera Almanza (Northeastern University)
  • Exploring User-Centered Counseling and Male Involvement in Contraceptive Decision-Making: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Urban Malawi
    Mahesh Karra, Kexin Zhang (Boston University)
  • Demand for family planning satisfied in sub-Saharan Africa: where are interventions most needed?
    Shireen Assaf, Wenjuan Wang (The Demographic and Health Surveys Program, ICF)


Labor

Chair/Moderator: David Lam (University of Michigan)

Chat/Q&A Moderator: Anda David (Agence Française de Développement)

 

  • The Poor Tax: Redistributive Pressures and Labor Supply
    Eliana Carranza, Aletheia Donald (World Bank), Florian Grosset (Columbia University), Supreet Kaur (UC Berkeley)
  • Social Transfers and Labor Supply: Long Run Evidence from South Africa
    Kanishka Kacker (Indian Statistical Institute)


Thursday December 10, 15:00-16:15 CET (9:00 am to 10:15 pm EST)

Entrepreneurship

Chair/Moderator: Marcelo Neri (Getulio Vargas Foundation)

Chat/Q&A Moderator: Marlene Lee (Population Reference Bureau)

 

  • Gotta' Have Money to Make Money? Bargaining Behavior and Financial Need of Microentrepreneurs
    Morgan Hardy (New York University Abu Dhabi), Gisella Kagy (Vassar College), Lena Song (New York University)
  • Does Age at First and Current Marriage Cause Long-term Female Entrepreneurship? Evidence from Nigeria.
    Uchenna Efobi (Covenant University), Oluwabunmi Adejumo (Obafemi Awolowo University), N Atata (Scholastica Federal University of Agriculture, Nigeria)
  • Strategies Women Use in LMICs to Enable Childrearing and Economic Activity in Informal Markets
    Jocelyn Finlay (Harvard University)

Wellbeing

Chair/Moderator: Esther Leah Achandi (International Livestock Research Institute)

Chat/Q&A Moderator: Murray Leibbrandt (ACEIR University of Cape Town)

 

  • How to encourage service delivery to the poor: Intrinsic motivation, extrinsic incentives, and effort
    Sheheryar Banuri (University of East Anglia), Damien de Walque (World Bank), Philip Keefer (Inter-American Development Bank), Paul Jacob Robyn (World Bank)
  • An Application of the Alkire-Foster’s Multidimensional Poverty Index to Data from Madagascar: Taking into Account the Dimensions of Employment and Gender Inequality
    Eric Patrick Pamen (University of Yaounde 2), Mathias Kuepie (UNFPA)
  • The depth of multidimensional poverty: a matter of age and space
    Karina Acosta (Cornell University)
  • Mapping Socioeconomic Indicators Using Social Media Advertising Data
    Masoomali Fatehkia (Qatar Computing Research Institute), Isabelle Tingzon, Ardie Orden, Stephanie Sy (Thinking Machines), Vedran Sekara, Manuel Garcia-Herranz (UNICEF Innovation), Ingmar Weber(Qatar Computing Research Institute)


Women and Work

Chair/Moderator: Farzana Afridi (Indian Statistical Institute)

Chat/Q&A Moderator: Kathleen Beegle (World Bank)

 

  • Gender and Informal sector earnings gaps in Cameroon
    Herrman Brice Kapnang, Hassani Nassuf (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)
  • Does Job Security Affect Women’s Reproductive Health Outcomes in Ghana? Examining the Evidence
    Nkechi S. Owoo, Monica P. Lambon-Quayefio (University of Ghana)
  • I’d rather be a hammer than a needle: Can information on returns desegregate the labor market? Evidence from a randomized experiment in the Republic of Congo
    Marine Gassier, Léa Rouanet, Lacina Traore (World Bank)
  • Women's Labor Market Opportunities and Fertility Decisions: Evidence from Sri Lanka
    Dhanushka Arunasiri Peru (University of Houston)

Thursday December 10, 18:45-20:00 CET (12:45 to 2:00 pm EST)

Early Childhood Development

Chair/Moderator: Nkechi S. Owoo (University of Ghana)

Chat/Q&A Moderator: David Lam (University of Michigan)

 

  • The Socio-economic, Cultural and Demographic Factors of Gap between Urban and Rural Areas in terms of Early Childhood Development: An Empirical Evidence from Cameroon, Using Fairlie Decomposition Model
    Henri Bello Fika (Ministry of Economy, Planning and Regional Development, Cameroon), Barry Thierno Souleymane (The Panafrican University Institute for Basic Sciences Technology and Innovation), Maxime Tiembou Noumeni (The Institute of Demographic Research and Training - IFORD)
  • 'The forgotten hosts':  First and second generation impacts of IDPs inflow on children’s early childhood development: Evidence from Burundi
    Soazic Elise Wang Sonne (Maastricht University)
  • Parental Migration and Early Childhood Development in Rural China
    Ai Yue, Yu Bai, Yaojiang Shi (Shaanxi Normal University), Renfu Luo (Peking University), Scott Rozelle, Alexis Medina (Stanford University), Sean Sylvia (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

 


Migration

Chair/Moderator: Anda David (Agence Française de Développement)

Chat/Q&A Moderator: Murray Leibbrandt (ACEIR University of Cape Town)

 

  • Left Home High and Dry – Reduced Migration in Response to Repeated Droughts in Thailand and Vietnam
    Esteban J. Quiñones (Mathematica Policy Research)
  • Land Rights and Migration in Vietnam
    Linh Nguyen (University of Notre Dame)
  • Immigration Shocks and Macroeconomic Fluctuations in Ecowas Countries: Evidence from Nigeria
    Bingainkiya Nantob (Lomé University)

Poverty

Chair/Moderator: Eliya Zulu (African Institute for Development Policy)

Chat/Q&A Moderator: Kathleen Beegle (World Bank)

 

  • Spatial inequality through the prism of a pandemic: Covid-19 in South Africa
    Muna Shifa (ACEIR University of Cape Town), Anda David (Agence Française de Développement), Murray Leibbrandt (ACEIR University of Cape Town)
  • Trends in household headship and living alone in South Africa, 1995-2011
    Amy Thornton, Martin Wittenberg (University of Cape Town)
  • Poverty Reduction in Rural India during 2004-05 to 2011-12:  Role of Growth, Redistribution, and Population-Shifts
    Subramaniam Chandrasekhar (Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research), Karthikeya Naraparaju (Indian Institute of Management)


Posters


Tuesday December 8, 16:15-16:45 CET (10:15 to 10:45 pm EST)


Wednesday December 9, 16:30-17:00 CET (10:30 to 11:00 am EST)


Thursday December 10, 16:30-17:00 CET (10:30 to 11:00 am EST)

 

 

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