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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on Population
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Upcoming Events

Future Directions for the Demography of Aging

Future Directions Demography of AgingAugust 17-18, 2017
National Academy of Sciences
Lecture Room
2101 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

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Recent Events

The Demographic Effects of Girls' Education in Developing Countries

May 11-12, 2017

Beckman Center, Board Room
100 Academy Way
Irvine, CA

The Committee on Population will host a two-day public workshop that will feature invited presentations and discussion on the association among grade attainment, school quality and reproductive outcomes among women in low-income countries.

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Of Interest

Workshop Highlights for Improving the Health of Women in the United States: Workshop Summary

Womens Health Highlights Homepage

A synopsis of the workshop summary is now available

Workshop Highlights for Recent Fertility Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa: Workshop Summary

 Fertility Highlights Homepage

A synopsis of the workshop summary is now available



Recent Publications

Workshop Summary
Improving the Health of Women in the United States

Womens Health WorkshopThis report from the Committee on Population and the Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice is the summary of a workshop held on women’s health and demography. The workshop was organized into four topical sessions, each designed to shed light on important determinants, consequences, effects and issues attending the relative disadvantage of women in the United States in comparison with women in other economically advanced nations.

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Workshop Summary
Recent Fertility Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa

Fertility Trends coverThis report is the summary of a workshop held in June 2015 that explored the determinants and consequences of fertility trends in sub-Saharan Africa to better understand factors that may explain the pace of fertility decline in the region. The workshop was organized to explore fertility trends, their proximate determinants, the status and impact of family planning programs, and prospects for further reducing fertility.

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