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The Population Council

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New York, New York 10017

United States

Nationality: United_States


Membership Number :20048

Sajeda Amin

Senior Associate, Population Council

Field of study:

Highest Degree Level:

Doctorate (Ph.D, MD), Demography, Princeton University, 1988

Professional summary:

Sajeda Amin is Senior Associate for the Program on Poverty, Gender, and Youth
at the Population Council in New York. She has been an Associate with the Population Council since 1993. Prior to joining the Population Council, she was a Research Fellow at the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies.


She had participated in several IUSSP General conferences including  Morocco (2009), Tours France (2005), Salvador, Brazil (2001) as well as IUSSP scientific panel sponsored meetings on Gender Roles (1988, 1994), Family Planning (1996), Abortion (1996)

Member since: 1996

Poverty, marriage timing, and transitions to adulthood in Nepal (with Bajracharya,Ashish) Studies in Family Planning 43(2): 79-92  Publication date: 2012.

The role of abortion in the last stage of fertility decline in Vietnam International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 36(2): 80-89. (with Teerawichitchainan,Bussarawan)

Education, wage work, and marriage: Perspectives of Egyptian working women Journal of Marriage and Family 66(5): 1287-1299  (with  Al-Bassusi,Nagah H.) 2004.

Spatial variation in contraceptive use in Bangladesh: Looking beyond the borders, Demography 39(2):251-268  (with Alaka Malwade Basu, and Rob Stephenson) 2002.

 Women's lives and rapid fertility decline: Some lessons from Bangladesh and Egypt, Population Research and Policy Review 21(4): 275-317. with Cynthia B. Lloyd. 2002.

Honorary positions:

Member of the Advisory Board, BRACUSA.