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2019 IUSSP Research Conference on Population, Poverty and Inequality

AFIDEP will be participating in the 2019 IUSSP Research Conference on Population, Poverty, and Inequality, being held between 27-29 June 2019 at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor (Michigan), United States. This conference is organised by the IUSSP Scientific Panel on Population, Poverty, and Inequality and hosted by the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan, a leader in developing and applying new social science methods, committed to educating the next generation of social scientists. The conference will feature researchers from a wide range of countries presenting research analysing the interaction of population with poverty and inequality in low-income and middle-income countries. Participants include economists, demographers, economic demographers, sociologists, and researchers from other related disciplines.

AFIDEP will be represented at this conference by its Executive Director, Dr. Eliya Zulu; he shall be speaking to the conference’s topics as outlined in the sessions below:

Thursday, 27 June 2019 – 11:00 AM GMT

Session 1B: Inclusive Development – Room 1430

Chair: David Lam (University of Michigan)

  • Household partition in a north Indian village (1958-2009)

Floriane Bolazzi (Università degli Studi Di Milano) Marco Fregoni (Università degli Studi di Milano)

  • Who’s in, who’s out? Return Migration in Times of Crisis

Anda David (Agence Française de Développement) Rafael De Arce, Ramon Mahia (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)

  • Electoral Quotas, Redistribution, and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from India

Venkata Krishna Nadella (Indian Institute of Science)

  • Migration-induced Transfer of Norms and Increased Religiosity

Khandker Wahedur Rahman (University of Minnesota)

Discussant: Eliya Zulu (African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP))


Friday, 28 June 2019 – 3:30 PM GMT

Plenary 2: From Research to Policy: Influencing Decision-makers – Room 1430

Chair: Marlene Lee (Population Reference Bureau (PRB)

Discussion Leaders: Eliya Zulu (African Institute for Development Policy), Seema Jayachandran (Northwestern University), Marcelo Neri (FGV Social – Fundação Getulio Vargas), Kathleen Beegle (World Bank)


Saturday 29 June 2019 – 11:00 AM GMT

Session 7A: Inequality and Demographics: New Approaches – Room 6050

Chair: Eliya Zulu (African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)

  • Linking Socioeconomic Inequality, Indoor Air pollution and Cognitive Abilities among older adults in India and China: Evidence from WHO-SAGE

Ritu Rani (International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  • Demographic Changes and the Labor Income Share

Ekrame Boubtane (Paris School of Economics / CERDI, Université Clermont Auvergne), Hippolyte d’Albis (Centre national de la recherche scientifique                (CNRS)) Coulibaly Dramane (University Paris Nanterre)

  • Top incomes’ impacts on inequality, growth, and social welfare: Demographic implications of combining surveys and income tax data in Brazil

Marcelo Neri (FGV Social – Fundação Getulio Vargas) Marcos Hecksher (IPEA and IBGE)

  • National Income Inequality and Adolescent Motherhood: A Multilevel Analysis in 36 Sub-Saharan African Countries

Adébiyi Boco (University of Lethbridge) Discussant: Murray Leibbrandt (University of Cape Town)


To join the meeting on a computer or mobile phone click on the links below.

Thursday, 27 June 2019 12:30-14:30 GMT [8:30am–10:30am EST].

Welcome address & Plenary 1: Shocks: Using disasters to study population, poverty and inequality.

Friday, 28 June 2019 19:30-21:00 GMT  [3:30pm–5:00pm EST].

Plenary 2: From research to policy: influencing decisionmakers.

Saturday, 29 June 2019 13:00-14:30 GMT  [9:00am-10:30pm EST].

Plenary 3: Economic Development and Gender Equality: Exceptions to the Rule.



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