Session 155:
Methods and Models in Fertility Research

Friday, April 12
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Rhythms Ballroom II
2nd Floor

Chair: Charles Westoff, Princeton University
Discussant: J. Scott Brown, Miami University

  1. Forecasting Births Using GoogleFrancesco C. Billari, University of Oxford; Francesco D'Amuri, Bank of Italy; Juri Marcucci, Bank of Italy

  2. Diverse Paths into Childlessness over the Life CourseMonika Mynarska, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University; Anna Matysiak, Warsaw School of Economics; Anna Rybinska, Warsaw School of Economics; Valentina Tocchioni, University of Florence; Daniele Vignoli, University of Florence

  3. Forecasting Cohort Childlessness: Bayesian Modeling Based on Historical Patterns in the Human Fertility DatabaseCarl P. Schmertmann, Florida State University

  4. Reconstructing Long Term Fertility Trends by Pooling Birth HistoriesBruno D. Schoumaker, Université Catholique de Louvain

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