Publications

Batyra, E. and Pesando, L.M. “Increases in Child Marriage Among the Poorest in Mali: “Reverse Policies” or Data Quality Issues?” Forthcoming in Population Studies.

Batyra, E., Leone, T. and Myrskylä, M. (2022) “Forecasting of Cohort Fertility by Educational Level in Countries with Limited Data Availability: The Case of BrazilPopulation Studies.

Batyra, E. and Kohler, H.P. (2022) “Unequal Transitions to Adulthood: Widening Disparities in Age at First Union, Sex and Birth in Many Low- and Middle Income Countries“ Studies in Family Planning 53(3): 549-565.

Castro, A.F., Batyra, E. and Myrskylä, M. (2022) “Income Inequality and Increasing Dispersion of the Transition to First Birth in the Global South” Population and Development Review 48(1): 189-215. (Brief summary)

Väisänen, H. and Batyra, E. (2022) Unintended Pregnancy Resolution among Parous Women in Twelve Low- and Middle-Income Countries” Journal of Biosocial Science 54(4): 698-724.

Batyra, E., Kohler, H.P. and Furstenberg, F.F. (2021) “Changing Gender Gaps in the Timing of First Union Formation and Sexual Initiation in sub-Saharan Africa Population and Development Review 47(2): 289-322.

Batyra, E. and Pesando, L.M. (2021) “Trends in Child Marriage and New Evidence on the Selective Impact of Changes in Age-at-Marriage Laws on Early Marriage” Social Science and Medicine – Population Health 14(Covered in Toronto Star)

Batyra, E., Coast, E., Wilson, B., and Cetorelli, V. (2020) “The Socioeconomic Dynamics of Trends in Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting across Africa” BMJ Global Health 5:1-9. (Covered in n-IUSSP)

Cetorelli, V., Wilson, B., Batyra, E. and Coast, E. (2020) “Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Mali and Mauritania: Understanding Trends and Evaluating Policies” Studies in Family Planning 51(1): 51-69.

Batyra, E. (2020) “Contraceptive Use Behavior Change after an Unintended Birth in Colombia and Peru” International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 46: 9-19.

Batyra, E. (2020) “Increasing Educational Disparities in the Timing of Motherhood in the Andean region: A Cohort Perspective” Population Research and Policy Review 39: 283-309. (Covered in El Telégrafo)

Batyra, E. (2016) “Fertility and the Changing Pattern of the Timing of Childbearing in Colombia” Demographic Research 35(46): 1343-1372.