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Adresse:

Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP)

Université Ouaga I Pr Joseph Ki-Zerbo

03 B.P. 7118

Ouagadougou, 03BP7118

Burkina Faso


Nationality: Burkina Faso

Male

Membership Number :21755

Jean-François Kobiané

Associate professor, Université Ouaga I Pr Joseph Ki-Zerbo


jfkobiane@issp.bf

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Field of study:

Specialization: Enfance et jeunesse, Education et scolarisation, Familles et ménages, Fécondité, Differenties des rôles par genre, Ménages et logement, Revenu, pauvreté et aide sociale, Marché du travail / Emploi, Population et développement, Reproductive Health (Family Planning), Social Demography, Urbanization

Regional focus: Afrique sub-saharienne


Highest Degree Level:

Doctorat (Ph.D, MD), Démographie, Université Catholique de Louvain, 2002


Working languages:
  • - Français
  • - Anglais

Professional summary:

 

Jean-François Kobiané is Associate Professor of Demography and Director of the Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP), University Ouaga 1 Pr Joseph Ki-Zerbo (Burkina Faso). His research interests include the analysis of the links between family structure, poverty, child’s labour, and schooling, and youth transition to adulthood in Sub-saharan Africa. He has worked at the National Statistical Office of Burkina Faso (1993-1996) and has been an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Demography at the University of Montreal/Canada (2003-2006). He has been the President of the Union for African Population Studies (UAPS) (2012-2015),  and Vice-president (2007-2011). He holds a Bachelor in Economics from the University of Ouagadougou (1991), a Master degree in Demography from the Institut de Formation et de Recherche Démographiques (IFORD) in Yaoundé/Cameroon (1993), and a Ph.D. in Demography from the Institute of Demography at the Université Catholique de Louvain/Belgium (2002).

 



Member since: 2004
Publications:

Bougma Moussa, Thomas K. LeGrand, and Jean-François Kobiané (2015), “Fertility limitation and child schooling in Ouagadougou: selective fertility or resource dilution?”, Studies in Family Planning, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 177-199.


Bougma Moussa, Thomas K. LeGrand, and Jean-François Kobiané (2015), “Fertility Decline and Child Schooling in Urban Settings of Burkina Faso”, Demography, Vol. 52, No. , pp. 281-313.


Calves Anne Emmanuel, Jean-François Kobiané and Afiwa N’Bouke (2013), “Privatization of Education and Labor Force Inequality in Urban Francophone Africa: The Transition from School to Work in Ouagadougou”, World Development, Vol. 47, p. 136–148


Calvès, Anne-Emmanuèle, Jean-François Kobiané et Edith Martel (2007), “Changing Transition to Adulthood in Urban Burkina Faso”, Journal of Comparative Family Studies, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 265-283


Kobiané, Jean-François, Anne-Emmanuèle Calvès and Richard Marcoux (2005). « Parental Death and Children’s Schooling in Burkina Faso », Comparative Education Review, Vol. 49, No. 4, pp. 468-489


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