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User:MaryShenk

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Name
Mary Shenk
Affiliation
Pennsylvania State Univ.
Email address
mks74@psu.edu

Biography

Shenk is a biocultural anthropologist, human behavioral ecologist, evolutionary demographer, and anthropological demographer with interests in marriage, family, kinship, parental investment, fertility, mortality, and inequality. She has conducted field research on the economics of marriage and parental investment in urban South India, the causes of rapid fertility decline in rural Bangladesh, and the effects of market integration on wealth, social networks, and health in rural Bangladesh.

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This user is listed as a presenter for the following agenda items:

  1. Population and the Environment: Analytical Demography and Applied Population Ethics/Household decisions and their consequences - fundamentals of the demographic transition

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This user is listed as an attendee for the following meetings:

  1. Population and the Environment: Analytical Demography and Applied Population Ethics