The Wittgenstein Centre at the PAA Annual Meeting 2017

26 APR 2017

The Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA) provides a forum for demographers, sociologists, economists, public health professionals, and other individuals interested in research and education in the field of population. In 2017 the conference is taking place between 27-29 April in Chicago, USA. Researchers from the Wittgenstein Centre will present and discuss new research in presentations and poster sessions at this important event.

Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) Presentation at PAA 2017 Booth.
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Wittgenstein Centre contributions at the PAA

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Session 6: Estimation and Projection Methods, 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Session 30: Fertility Decisions in Developed Countries: Matched Couple Data, 10:15 AM-11:45 AM

Poster Session P3: Data, Methods, and Professionalization, 12:45 PM-2:15 PM

Session 65: Population and Aging and the Demographic Dividend, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Session 77: Gender Equity and Fertility Decision-Making, 2:45 PM-4:15 PM

Session 87: Socioeconomic Determinants of Health Behaviors, 2:45 PM-4:15 PM

Session 92: Aging: Economics, Genomics and Equity, 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Session 97: Fertility Change: Explaining the Unexpected, 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Session 101: Global Perspectives on Health and Mortality, 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Session 111: Segregation and Attitudes Around the World, 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Friday, April 28, 2017

Session 124: Linking Spatial and Population Data III: Climate Change and Population Change, 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Poster Session P6: Fertility, Family Planning, Sexual Behavior, and Reproductive Health 2, 8:15 AM-9:45 AM

Session 141: Dynamics of Internal Migration: A Global View, 10:15 AM-11:45 AM

Session 143: Forced Migration, 10:15 AM-11:45 AM

Session 154: Sustainable Development Goals and Demography, 10:15 AM-11:45 AM

Session 162: Contemporary Fertility Transitions, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Session 184: Fertility Intentions in Industrialized Settings: Causes and Consequences, 2:45 PM-4:15 PM

Poster Session P9: Children and Youth; Education, 2:45 PM-4:15 PM


Saturday, April 29, 2017

Session 217: Reproductive Health and Fertility: Research on Couples, 9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Poster Session P10: Health and Mortality 3, 9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Session 222: Couples' Reproductive Health and Fertility: International Perspectives, 10:45 AM-12:15 PM

Poster Session P11: Migration, Urbanization, Population, Development, and Environment, 11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Session 246: Methodological Innovations in Family Demography: Analytic Approaches, 12:30 PM-2:00 PM



The Wittgenstein Centre aspires to be a world leader in the advancement of demographic methods and their application to the analysis of human capital and population dynamics. It is a collaboration among the World Population Program of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), the Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (VID/ÖAW) and the Demography Group and the Research Institute on Human Capital and Development of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU).

Wittgenstein Centre Partner: WU Wittgenstein Centre Partner: OEAW Wittgenstein Centre Partner: IIASA