Conferences and talks

2017

International Population Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, November 2017:

  • Grundy, Emily, Sanna Read and Heini Väisänen. Fertility trajectories and later life depression among parents in England: A path analysis approach. Session: (908) Life-course influences on health.
  • Väisänen, Heini and Ewa Batyra. Contemporary patterns of unintended pregnancy resolution in low- and middle-income countries. Session: (P7) Fertility.
  • Väisänen, Heini. Timing of abortions, births, and union dissolutions in Finland. Session: (P17) Sexuality and reproductive health.

Väisänen, Heini and Ewa Batyra. Contemporary patterns of unintended pregnancy resolution in low- and middle-income countries. Feminist approaches to quantitative social science conference, London, UK, September 2017.

Väisänen, Heini, Päivikki Koponen, Mika Gissler and Osmo Kontula. Contraceptive use among migrant women with a history of induced abortions in Finland. British Society for Population Studies annual meeting, Liverpool, UK, September 2017.

Leone, Tiziana and Heini Väisänen. Women’s fertility histories and pathways to allostatic load in postreproductive age: analysis of the Indonesian Family Longitudinal Survey. British Society for Population Studies annual meeting, Liverpool, UK, September 2017.

Väisänen, Heini. “Timing of abortions, births and relationship transitions in Finland.”, Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Chicago, US, April 2017.

2016

Grundy, Emily, Sanna Read and Heini Väisänen. “Childhood circumstances, adult family life courses and depression among older parents in England.” The British Society for Population Studies annual meeting, Winchester, UK, September 2016.

Väisänen, Heini. “Timing of abortions, births and relationship transitions in Finland.” The British Society for Population Studies annual meeting, Winchester, UK, September 2016.

Väisänen, Heini. “Do adolescent births and abortions mediate the pathway from parents’ to own socioeconomic position?” in European Population Conference, Mainz, Germany, September 2016.

Väisänen, Heini. “Timing of abortions, births and relationship transitions in Finland.” Congress of the European Society for Health and Medical Sociology in Geneva, Switzerland, June 2016.

2015

Väisänen, Heini. Discussant of session “Barriers to Contraceptive Use and Enhancing Commodity Security” in African Population Conference (UAPS 2015) in Pretoria, South Africa, December 2015.

Väisänen, Heini. “Does teenage pregnancy affect social mobility? Decomposition using the KHB-method” British Society for Population Studies Annual Conference in Leeds, UK, September 2015.

Väisänen, Heini and Rachel K. Jones. “Using Panel Data to Examine Pregnancy Attitudes over Time” Population Association of America Annual Meeting in San Diego, US, May 2015.

Väisänen, Heini. “The Educational Gradient in the Occurrence of Repeat Abortion in Finland in 1975-2010”. Poster in:

  • Population Association of America Annual Meeting in San Diego, US, May 2015
  • British Society for Population Studies Annual Conference in Leeds, UK, September 2015 (BSPS abstract here).

2014

Väisänen, Heini and Rachel K. Jones. “Using Panel Data to Examine Pregnancy Avoidance over Time.” LSE Population Brown Bag seminar, London, UK, October 2014

Väisänen, Heini. “The association between education and induced abortion in Finland: a cohort perspective.” British Society for Population Studies Annual Conference in Winchester, UK, September 2014. (Download the poster here.)

Väisänen, Heini. “The Association between the Timing of Abortions and Births and Socioeconomic Position Later in Life in Finland.” IUSSP international seminar on Decision-making regarding abortion in Nanyuki, Kenya, June 2014

Väisänen, Heini. “The association between socioeconomic characteristics and induced abortion in Finland: a cohort perspective.” Guttmacher Institute Brown Bag, New York, US, May 2014

Väisänen, Heini. “Comparison of Cohort Abortion among Those Aged 20 and over in Finland.” Poster in Population Association of America Annual Meeting in Boston, US, May 2014

Väisänen, Heini. “The Association between Education and Induced Abortion in Finland: A Cohort Perspective.” LSE Population Brown Bag seminar, London, UK, March 2014

2013

Väisänen, Heini. “The Wonderland of Statistics? History, access and uses of Finnish register data.” University of Goldsmiths’ Sociology Seminar series in London, UK, Invited speaker, October 2013

Väisänen, Heini. “Social inequalities of adolescent fertility outcomes: Teenage childbearing and abortion trends of three birth cohorts in Finland.” British Society for Population Studies annual conference in Swansea, UK, September 2013

Väisänen, Heini. “Use of Register Data in Fertility Studies: Determinants of Abortion among Three Birth Cohorts in Finland.” PopFest in Southampton, UK, July 2013