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Session 90:
Indirect methods of demographic estimation: new techniques for new realities

Tuesday, September 29
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Fès 2B

Chair: Hania Zlotnik, United Nations
Discussant: Rob Dorrington, University of Cape Town

  1. Estimating the total fertility rate in developing countriesLeontine Alkema, National University of Singapore; Adrian Raftery, University of Washington; Samuel J. Clark, University of Washington

  2. Global infant mortality: initial results from a cross-country infant mortality comparison projectRebecca Anthopolos, Duke University; Charles Becker, Duke University

  3. Revisiting indirect methods based on orphanhood data with micro-simulationsBruno Masquelier, Université catholique de Louvain

  4. Measuring adult mortality using sibling survival: new analytical methods and results for 38 countries, 1970-2005Ziad Obermeyer, University of Washington; Julie Knoll Rajaratnam, University of Washington; Chang Park, University of Washington; Emmanuela Gakidou, University of Washington; Margaret C Hogan, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation; Alan D. Lopez, University of Queensland; Christopher J.L. Murray, University of Washington

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