Seventh Annual PopPov Conference on Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development
Looking Back at the Seventh Annual PopPov Conference
The Seventh Annual Research
Conference on Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development was held
Jan. 23 – 26, 2013, in Oslo, Norway. The
conference was co-sponsored by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Population Reference Bureau, Fafo, and The Research Council of Norway. The
meeting brought together the world’s most prominent researchers on population
and economic development, with a particular emphasis on African economics
researchers and those conducting research in Africa. Over 100 researchers and
policymakers from sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, the United States, South America,
and South Asia attended the conference.
As at past conferences, participants:
- Learned about ongoing and planned
research on how population dynamics and reproductive health affect economic
- Identified gaps in evidence and
methods that inhibit development of sound policies on population, family
planning, and reproductive health.
- Discussed examples of the influence
of research on these policy issues.