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Session 161:
Gender, educational achievement and the marriage market

Thursday, October 1
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Fès 1A
Ifrane

Chair: Gavin W. Jones, National University of Singapore

  1. Educational homogamy in the developing worldAlbert Esteve, Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics; Robert McCaa, University of Minnesota; Timothy Riffe, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  2. At the crossroads between education and marriage: how parental expectations, community pressure and girls’ aspirations influence decision-making on adolescent girls’ futures in South AsiaSaranga Jain, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Deepti Chavan, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Sadia Chowdhury, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Arti Joshi, Foundation For Research in Health Systems (FRHS); Ruchira Naved, ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research; Manisha Khale, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); Alka Barua, Foundation for Research in Health Systems (FRHS)

  3. Mass education of girls, marriage systems and gender relations in the MaghrebKamel Kateb, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  4. Youth education, employment and marriage transitions in Iran: evidence from the school to work transition surveyDaniel Egel, University of California, Berkeley; Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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