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This volume is an outgrowth of a June 5–6, 1995 conference at which a group of Russian demographers presented the results of their pioneering research on Russia's demographic "crisis" to American colleagues from RAND, the University of California at Los Angeles, the University of Southern California, and the International Programs Center of the U.S. Bureau of the Census.

Table of Contents

  • Preface HTML

  • Introduction HTML

    Julie DaVanzo

  • Chapter 1

    Family, Fertility, and Demographic Dynamics in Russia: Analysis and Forecast HTML

    Anatoly G. Vishnevsky

  • Chapter 2

    Fertility Decline and Recent Changes in Russia: On the Threshold of the Second Demographic Transition HTML

    Sergei V. Zakharov and Elena I. Ivanova

  • Chapter 3

    Family Planning and Induced Abortion in Post-Soviet Russia of the Early 1990s: Unmet Needs in Information Supply HTML

    Andrej A. Popov

  • Chapter 4

    The Russian Epidemiological Crisis as Mirrored by Mortality Trends HTML

    Vladimir M. Shkolnikov and France Mesle

  • Chapter 5

    The Crisis of Russian Health Care and Attempts at Reform HTML

    Boris A. Rozenfeld

  • Chapter 6

    The Determinants and Implications of an Aging Population In Russia HTML

    Sergei A. Vassin

  • Appendix A

    Conference Agenda HTML

  • Appendix B

    Conference Participants HTML

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