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Ann E. Biddlecom

Chief of Fertility and Family Planning Section, United Nations, Population Division.

Off-Campus Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Ph.D., Brown University

Dr. Biddlecom's research interests are in the areas of pregnancy and HIV prevention, sexual behavior, abortion and adolescent sexual and reproductive health. Her current research projects draw on both survey and qualitative methods and span a number of countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Axinn, William, Jennifer S. Barber, and Ann E. Biddlecom. 2010. "Social organization and the transition from direct to indirect consumption." Social Science Research, 39(3): 357-368. PMCID: PMC2877213. DOI. Abstract.

Biddlecom, Ann E., R. Gregory, C.B. Lloyd, and B.S. Mensch. 2008. "Associations Between Premarital Sex and Leaving School in Four Sub-Saharan African Countries." Studies in Family Planning, 39(4): 337-350. DOI. Abstract.

Bankole, Akinrinola, Ann E. Biddlecom, Georges Guiella, Susheela Singh, and Eliya Zulu. 2007. "Sexual Behavior, Knowledge and Information Sources of Very Young Adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa." African Journal of Reproductive Health, 11(3): 28-43. PMCID: PMC2367131.

Biddlecom, Ann E., Alister Munthali, Susheela Singh, and Vanessa Woog. 2007. "Adolescents' Views of and Preferences for Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Malawi and Uganda." African Journal of Reproductive Health, 11(3): 99-100. PMCID: PMC2367115.

Kumi-Kyereme, Akwasi, Kofi Awusabo-Asare, and Ann E. Biddlecom. 2007. "Influence of social connectedness, communication and monitoring on adolescent sexual activity in Ghana." African Journal of Reproductive Health, 11(3): 133-147. PMCID: PMC2367144.

Moore, Ann, Ann E. Biddlecom, and Eliya Zulu. 2007. "Prevalence and Meanings of Exchange of Money for Sex in Unmarried Adolescent Sexual Relationships in Sub-Saharan Africa." African Journal of Reproductive Health, 11(3): 44-61. PMCID: PMC2367111.

PSC Reports

Axinn, William, Jennifer S. Barber, and Ann E. Biddlecom. 2007. "Social Organization and the Transition from Direct to Indirect Consumption." PSC Research Report No. 07-618. February 2007. Abstract. PDF.

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