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Ann E. Biddlecom's Select 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.

Biddlecom, Ann E., A. Bankole, and K. Patterson. 2006. "Vaccine for cervical cancer: reaching adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa." Lancet, 367(9519): 1299-1300. DOI.

Biddlecom, Ann E., and Steven Martin. 2006. "Childless in America." Contexts, 5(4): 54. DOI.

Biddlecom, Ann E., William Axinn, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2005. "Environmental effects on family size preferences and subsequent reproductive behavior in Nepal." Population and Environment, 26(3): 183-206. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Agree, Emily M., Ann E. Biddlecom, and T.W. Valente. 2005. "Intergenerational transfers of resources between older persons and extended kin in Taiwan and the Philippines." Population Studies - A Journal of Demography, 59(2): 181-195. DOI. Abstract.

Biddlecom, Ann E. 2004. "Trends in sexual behaviours and infections among young people in the United States." Sexually Transmitted Infections, 80(SupplII): ii74-ii79. Abstract.

Barber, Jennifer S., Ann E. Biddlecom, and William Axinn. 2003. "Neighborhood Social Change and Perceptions of Environmental Degradation." Population and Environment, 25(2): 77-108. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Biddlecom, Ann E., Emily M. Agree, Thomas W. Valente, and Ming-cheng Chang. 2001. "Social Network Measures of Parent-Child Exchange: Applications in Taiwan and the Philippines." Connections, 24(2): 59-75.

Chapters

Biddlecom, Ann E., and FAD Kaona. 2002. "Obstacles to Fertility Control in an Urban African Setting: The Case of Zambia." In Reproduction and Social Context in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Collection of Micro-Demographic Studies edited by S. Agyei-Mensah and J.B. Casterline. Westpost, CT: Greenwood Press.

Biddlecom, Ann E., Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Napaporn Chayovan. 2002. "Intergenerational Support and Transfers." In The Well-being of the Elderly in Asia: A Four-Country Comparative Study edited by Albert I. Hermalin. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Biddlecom, Ann E., Mary Beth Ofstedal, and N. Chayovan. 2002. "Intergenerational Exchanges and Support." In The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia: A Four Country Comparative Study edited by A. I. Hermalin. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Hermalin, Albert, A. Chan, Ann E. Biddlecom, and Mary Beth Ofstedal. 2002. "Work, Retirement, and Leisure." In The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia: A Four-Country Comparative Study edited by A. Hermalin. Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press.

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.

Shrestha, Sundar S., Sujan Shrestha, and Ann E. Biddlecom. 2002. "The Household Registration System: Methods and Issues in Collecting Continuous Data on Demographic Events." PSC Research Report No. 02-517. July 2002. Abstract. PDF.

Biddlecom, Ann E., Albert Hermalin, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Ming-cheng Chang, and Yi-Li Chuang. 2001. "Tradeoffs between Public and Private Economic Support of the Elderly: Results from a Natural Experiment in Taiwan." Elderly in Asia Report No. 01-58. July 2001. Abstract. PDF.

Biddlecom, Ann E., and Ellen A. Kramarow. "Married Women's Headship: The Relationship between Economic Power and Status in the Household." PSC Research Report No. 95-343. November 1995. Abstract. PDF.