The Guttmacher Institute will participate at the Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting in Austin, TX April 10–April 13, 2019.

In addition to the following events and presentations, Guttmacher’s Director of International Research, Ann Biddlecom, will introduce the president of PAA during the Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 12.

We hope you will join us at PAA!


Guttmacher-Organized Events at PAA:

Getting Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals: What Editors Look For 
Friday, April 12, 2019 6:00pm–7:00pm
Meeting Room 211/212 

Moderator: Jared Rosenberg, Guttmacher Institute, International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health
Presenters: John Thomas, Guttmacher Institute, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health
Jeffrey Bingenheimer, Studies in Family Planning
Jennifer Van Hook, Demography
Kristi Williams, Journal of Marriage and Family

This session provides an opportunity for graduate students, young academics and researchers whose native language is not English to enhance their chances of being published by learning from editors of top peer-reviewed journals about their publications’ areas of interest, criteria for submission and manuscript selection process. 

Guttmacher Presentations at PAA:

Thursday, April 11

Poster Session 1: Fertility, Family Planning, Sexual Behavior, & Reproductive Health 1 
Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:00am–9:00am
Griffin Hall - Level 2 

The Influence of Social Context on Abortion Reporting in the National Survey of Family Growth  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:00am–9:00am
Griffin Hall - Level 2  
Isaac Maddow-Zimet*, Guttmacher Institute
Laura Lindberg, Guttmacher Institute
Kate Castle, Guttmacher Institute

Providing Quality Abortion Care: Findings From a Study of Six States in India
Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:00am–9:00am
Griffin Hall - Level 2  
Chander Shekhar*, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) 
Aparna Sundaram, formerly of Guttmacher Institute
Manoj Alagarajan, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)
Manas R. Pradhan, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)
Harihar Sahoo, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)


Session 10: Health and Fertility Consequences of Abortion Restrictions
Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:30am–10:00am Meeting Room 201 – Level 2
Chair: Sheila Desai, Guttmacher Institute
Discussant: Abigail R. A. Aiken, University of Texas at Austin


Session 33: Education, Employment, and Sexual and Reproductive Behavior
Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:30am–12:00pm
Meeting Room 202 - Level 2
Discussant: Ariane Pailhé, Institut National d’Études Démographiques (INED)
Session Chair: Anna Rybinska, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

33-2: Does the Impact of Motherhood on Women’s Earnings Differ for Women Who Plan Their Transition Into Motherhood?
Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:30am–12:00pm
Meeting Room 202 - Level 2
Jonathan Bearak*, Guttmacher Institute
Anna Popinchalk, Guttmacher Institute
Kristen Burke, formerly of Guttmacher Institute
Selena Anjur-Dietrich, Guttmacher Institute

Session 35: Abortion
Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:30am–12:00pm
Meeting Room 201 - Level 2
Discussant: Heidi Moseson, Ibis Reproductive Health
Session Chair: Caitlin Gerdts, Ibis Reproductive Health

35-3: Estimating Abortion Incidence Using the Network Scale-up Method
Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:30am–12:00pm
Meeting Room 201 - Level 2
Elizabeth A. Sully*, Guttmacher Institute
Margaret Giorgio, Guttmacher Institute
Selena Anjur-Dietrich, Guttmacher Institute


Session 68: Capturing Hard-to-Measure Outcomes in Sexual and Reproductive Health
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:30pm–2:30pm
Meeting Room 306 - Level 3
Discussants: Alexander Weinreb, University of Texas at Austin; Jennifer S. Hirsch, Columbia University
Session Chair: Margaret Frye, University of Michigan

68-3: What Does Informal Access to Misoprostol in Colombia Look Like? An Exploration From Two Urban Areas
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:30pm–2:30pm
Meeting Room 306 - Level 3
Ann M. Moore*, Guttmacher Institute
Nakeisha Blades, Guttmacher Institute
Juliette Ortiz, Orientame
Hannah Whitehead, formerly of Guttmacher Institute
Cristina Villareal, Orientame

68-4: The Incidence of Maternal Near-Miss in Kenya
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:30pm–2:30pm
Meeting Room 306 - Level 3
Taylor Riley*, Guttmacher Institute
Michael M. Mutua, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)
Kenneth Juma, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)
Martin Bangha, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)
Joshua Amo-Adjei, University of Cape Coast
Onikepe Owolabi, Guttmacher Institute


Session 108: Influence of Religiosity, Morality, and Other Social Norms on Contraceptive Use Among Teenagers
Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:00pm–6:30pm
Meeting Room 201 - Level 2
Discussants: Ann M. Moore, Guttmacher Institute; Eunice Vargas Valle, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte
Session Chair: Aida Villanueva, University of Texas at Austin

Friday, April 12

Session 135: Sexually Transmitted Infections, HIV, Fertility, and Reproductive Health
Friday, April 12, 2019 8:15am–9:45am
Meeting Room 213 - Level 2
Discussant: Jenny Trinitapoli, University of Chicago
Session Chair: Maria Gallo, The Ohio State University

135-2: Sexual Consent in Sex Education Curricula: Case Studies of Ghana and Kenya
Friday, April 12, 2019 8:15am–9:45am
Meeting Room 213 - Level 2
Ann M. Moore*, Guttmacher Institute
Juliette Fry, Columbia University
Elizabeth Witwer, Guttmacher Institute
Melissa Stillman, Guttmacher Institute
Sarah Keogh, Guttmacher Institute
Ellie Leong, Guttmacher Institute
Kofi Awusabo-Asare, University of Cape Coast
Estelle Sidze, Université de Montréal


Session 141: Men’s Fertility, Family Planning, and Sexual and Reproductive Health
Friday, April 12, 2019 8:15am–9:45am
Meeting Room 308 - Level 3
Discussant: Ann Biddlecom, Guttmacher Institute
Session Chair: Lindsay M. Monte, U.S. Census Bureau


Session 149: Contraceptive Behavior in Developed Countries
Friday, April 12, 2019 10:15am–11:45am
Lone Star F - Level 3
Discussant: Caroline Moreau, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)
Session Chair: Megan L. Kavanaugh, Guttmacher Institute


Session 170: Measurement Approaches and Innovations in Family Planning
Friday, April 12, 2019 1:00pm–2:30pm
Lone Star B - Level 3
Discussant: Sarah E. K. Bradley, Abt Associates
Session Chair: Isaac Maddow-Zimet, Guttmacher Institute


Session 172: Improving Maternal and Newborn Health in Sub-Saharan Africa: Financing and Quality of Care
Friday, April 12, 2019 1:00pm–2:30pm
Lone Star B - Level 3
Discussant: Didier Mbayi Kangudie, USAID, West Africa
Session Chair: Ndola Prata, University of California, Berkeley

172-2: The Financial Cost of Maternal Near Miss in Kenya
Friday, April 12, 2019 2:45 pm–4:15 pm
Meeting Room 306 - Level 3
Kenneth Juma*, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)
Michael M. Mutua, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)
Joshua AmoAdjei, University of Cape Coast
Taylor Riley, Guttmacher Institute
Onikepe Owolabi, Guttmacher Institute
Martin Bangha, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)


Session 203: Demographic Estimation for Monitoring and Decisionmaking in Sparse-Data Settings
Friday, April 12, 2019 2:45 pm–4:15 pm
Meeting Room 306 - Level 3
Discussant: Leontine Alkema, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Session Chair: Krzysztof Sakrejda, University of Massachusetts Amherst

203-2 Estimating Pregnancies, Abortions and Pregnancy Intentions Using a Bayesian Accounting Model
Friday, April 12, 2019 2:45 pm–4:15 pm
Meeting Room 306 - Level 3
Jonathan Bearak*, Guttmacher Institute


Saturday, April 13

Poster Session 10: Fertility, Family Planning, Sexual Behavior & Reproductive Health 2
Saturday, April 13, 2019 9:00am–10:30am
Griffin Hall - Level 2

Estimating the Incidence of Abortion in Java, Indonesia: A Comparison of 5 Methodologies
Margaret Giorgio*, Guttmacher Institute;
Budi Utomo, University of Indonesia
Inug Nugroho Soeharno, University of Indonesia
Imma Aryanty, University of Indonesia
Besral Besral, University of Indonesia
Melissa Stillman, Guttmacher Institute
Jesse Philbin, Guttmacher Institute
Gilda Sedgh, formerly of Guttmacher Institute

Comparing Five Approaches to Estimating Abortion Incidence in Ghana
Sarah Keogh*, Guttmacher Institute
Chelsea B. Polis, Guttmacher Institute
Easmon Otupiri, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST); Suzanne Bell, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Rubina Hussain, Guttmacher Institute
Philicia Castillo, Guttmacher Institute
Doris Chiu, Guttmacher Institute
Roderick Larsen-Reindorf, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Emmanuel K. Nakua, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Trends in the Method and Gestational Age of Abortion in High-Income Countries
Anna Popinchalk*, Guttmacher Institute
Gilda Sedgh, formerly of Guttmacher Institute

Women’s Experiences in Obtaining and Using Medical Abortion Pills From Drug Sellers in Lagos, Nigeria
Melissa Stillman*, Guttmacher Institute
Onikepe Owolabi, Guttmacher Institute
Olalekan Olagunju
Ann M. Moore, Guttmacher Institute
Amanda Berry, Guttmacher Institute
Akinrinola Bankole, Guttmacher Institute Senior Fellow
Akanni I. Akinyemi, Harvard School of Public Health
Adesegun O. Fatusi, Obafemi Awolowo University
Erinfolami Temitope, Obafemi Awolowo University


Session 229: Contraceptive Behavior in Developing Countries
Saturday, April 13, 2019 11:15am–12:45pm
Meeting Room 202 - Level 2
Discussant: Ann Biddlecom, Guttmacher Institute
Session Chair: Sarah E. K. Bradley, Abt Associates