PRESENTATION

Professional Presentations

Glick, Jennifer Victor Agadjania, Dirgha Ghimire, Sarah Hayford, Carlos Santos, Natalie Eggum-Wilkens and Scott Yabiku. 2017. “Children’s Well-being in Diverse Migration Contexts: Goals, Design and Preliminary Findings from the FAMELO Project.” Paper presented at the International Population Conference, October 29-November 4, Cape Town, South Africa.

Ghimire Dirgha, William Axinn and Prem Bhandari. 2017. “Social Change, Out-migration and Exit from Agriculture.” Paper presented at the International Population Conference, October 29-November 4, Cape Town, South Africa.

Brauner-Otto, Sarah, Sarah Baird, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2017. “Women’s Labor Force Participation and Child Health in Nepal.” Paper presented at the International Population Conference, October 29-November 4, Cape Town, South Africa.

Ghimire, Dirgha, William Axinn, and Prem Bhandari. 2017. “Social Change, Out-migration and Exit from Agriculture.” Paper presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, July 27-30, Columbus, OH.

Brauner-Otto, Sarah. R., Sarah Baird, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2017. “Women’s Labor Force Participation and Child Health in Nepal.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, April 27-29, Chicago, IL.

Ghimire, Dirgha, William Axinn, and Prem Bhandari. 2017. “Social Change, Out-migration and Exit from Agriculture.” Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, April 27-29, Chicago, IL.

Manadhar, Rija, Michele Clark, Sharon J. Hall, Scott Yabiku, Sean Murphy, and Dirgha Ghimire. 2017. “Evaluating the Effects of a Low-technology Management Technique on Mikania micrantha in the Community Forests of Chitwan, Nepal.” Paper presented at International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment and Impacts on Livelihoods, January 10-12, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Ghimire, Dirgha and Prem Bhandari. 2015. “Migration Experience and Health Outcomes in Nepal.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, April 30-May 2, San Diego Bayfront, CA.

Ghimire, Dirgha J., Ellen Compernolle and William Axinn. 2015. “Intergenerational Influences on Children’s Marriage Timing.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, April 30-May 2, San Diego Bayfront, CA.

Ghimire, Dirgha J., and Prem Bhandari. 2014. “Migration Experience and Health Outcomes of Older Adults in Nepal.” Paper presented at the First Nepal Population Conference, June 5-7, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Thornton, Arland, Linda Young-DeMarco, and Dirgha J. Ghimire, 2013. “Views of the Interrelationships of the Dimensions of Developmental Idealism and Family Life: Evidence from Nepal.” Paper presented at International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, August 26-31, Busan, Republic of Korea.

Ghimire, Dirgha J. and William G. Axinn. 2013. “Impact of the Spread of Mass Education on Domestic Violence against Wives.” Paper presented at International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, August 26-31, Busan, Republic of Korea.

Ghimire, Dirgha J., Nathalie Williams, Arland Thornton, Linda Young-DeMarco, and Prem B. Bhandari. 2013. “Innovation in the Study of International Migrants.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, April 11-13, New Orleans, LA.

Thornton, Arland, Dirgha J. Ghimire, Linda Young-DeMarco, and Prem B. Bhandari. 2013. “The Reliability and Stability of Measures about People’s Values and Beliefs concerning Family Life and Social Change.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, April 11-13, New Orleans, LA.

Axinn, William G., Sarah R. Brauner-Otto and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2012. “Parents’ Emotional Bond and Children’s Marriage Timing.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, May 3-5, San Francisco, CA.

Bhandari, Prem B. and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2012. “Agricultural Change and Migration in a Rural Agrarian Setting.”  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, May 3-5, San Francisco, CA.

Allendorf, Keera and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2011. “Dimensions and Determinants of Marital Quality in Nepal.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, March 31-April 2, Washington, D.C.

Williams, Nathalie, Arland Thornton, Dirgha Ghimire, Linda Young-DeMarco and Mansoor Moaddel. 2011. “Nepali Migrants to the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries:  Values, Behaviors, and Plans.” Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, March 31-April 2, Washington, D.C.

Bhandari, Prem, Nicole Kirgis, Dirgha Ghimire, and William G Axinn. “Paradata and Data Quality: Interview Environment, Interviewer Characteristics and Data Quality - Analysis from the Chitwan Valley Family Study in Nepal.” Paper presented at the 8th International Workshop on Comparative Survey Design and Implementation (CSDI 2011), City University, March 24-26, London, UK.

Williams, Nathalie, Dirgha J. Ghimire, Mansoor Moaddel, Arland Thornton, and Linda Young-DeMarco. 2010. “Nepali Migrants to the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries:  Values, Behaviors, and Plans.” Presented at the Migrant Labor in the Gulf Meeting, January 10, Georgetown University, Doha, Qatar.

Bhandari, Prem and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2010. “Farm Technology Use and Fertility Transition in an Agrarian Setting of Nepal.”  Paper presented at the First Asian Population Association Annual Meetings, November 16-20, New Delhi, India.

Bhandari, Prem and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2010. “Modern Farm Inputs Use and Fertility Transition in an Agrarian Setting of Nepal.” Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, April 15-17, Dallas, TX. 

Thornton, Arland, Georgina. Binstock, Katharine Yount, Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi, Dirgha J. Ghimire, and Yu Xie. 2010.  “International Fertility Change:  New Data and Insights from the Developmental Idealism Framework.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, April 15-17, Dallas, TX. 

Ghimire, Dirgha J and William G. Axinn. 2009. “Social Change, Population, and Environment: Impact of Population on Bio-diversity in a Natural Resources-Dependent Community.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, April 30-May 2, Detroit, MI.

Thornton, Arland, Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi, Georgina Binstock, Dirgha J. Ghimire, Yu Xie, and Katharine Yount. 2009. “International Fertility Change: Insights from the Developmental Idealism Framework.” Paper presented at the Special Interdisciplinary Workshop on Fertility Declines in the Past, Present and Future: What We Don’t Know and What We Need to Know. Sponsored by the British Society for Population Studies and Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure, July 15-17, Cambridge, UK.

Thornton, Arland, Alexandra Achen, Jennifer Barber, Georgina Binstock, Wade M. Garrison, Dirgha J. Ghimire,  Wang Guangzhou,  Ronald Inglehart, Rukmalie Jayakody,  Yang Jiang, Julie de Jong, Katharine King, Ron Lesthaeghe,  Sohair Mehenna, Colter Mitchell, Mansoor Moaddel, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Norbert Schwarz, Yu Xie, Li-Shou Yang, Linda C. Young-DeMarco, and Kathryn Yount. “Process and Method for Creating Questions and Protocols for an International Study of Developmental Idealism, Developmental Thinking, and Family Life.”   Paper presented at the International Conference on Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional and Multicultural Contexts (3MC), June 25-28, Berlin, Germany.

Dangol, Dharma R. and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2008. “Reciprocal Relation between Population and the Environment: Innovation in Flora Data Collection.” Paper presented at the 5th National Conference of Science and Technology, November 11-12, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Dangol, Dharma R. and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2008. “Uses of Plant Species in Western Chitwan, Nepal.” Paper presented at the 5th National Conference of Science and Technology, November 11-12, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Axinn, William G., Stephanie Chardoul, Dirgha Ghimire, Heather Gatny and Jennifer Barber. 2008. “Techniques for Creating a Continuous Record of Relationships, Contraception and Pregnancy: Examples from Radically Different Social and Survey Research Settings.” Paper presented at the International Conference on Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional, and Multicultural Contexts (3MC) Conference, June 25-28, Berlin Germany.

Axinn, William G. and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2008. “Data Collection Operations and Survey Data Quality Before, During and After Armed Conflict.”  Paper presented at the International Conference on Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional, and Multicultural Contexts (3MC) Conference, June 25-28, Berlin, Germany.

Ghimire, Dirgha J. and William G. Axinn. 2008. “Social Change, Community Context, Wives and Husbands’ Experiences and Domestic Violence against Wives.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, April 17-19, New Orleans, LA.

Thornton, Arland, Dirgha J. Ghimire, and Colter Mitchell. 2006. “The Measurement and Prevalence of Developmental Thinking about the Family: Evidence from Nepal.” Paper presented at the European Population Conference, June 21-24, Liverpool, UK.

Ghimire, Dirgha J and Lynette F. Hoelter. 2006. “Land Use and First Birth timing in an Agricultural Setting.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, March 30-April 1, Los Angeles, CA.

de Jong, Julie, Dirgha J. Ghimire and Arland Thornton. 2006. “The Influence of Developmental Idealism on Marriage: Evidence from Nepal.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, March 30-April 1, Los Angeles, CA.

Ghimire, Dirgha J. 2005. “The Family Change in Nepal.” Paper presented at the plenary session on Nepal: Contemporary Development Issues and Challenges at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, September 23-25, East Lansing, MI.

Thornton, A., Dirgha J. Ghimire, and Colter Mitchell. 2005. “The Measurement and Prevalence of Developmental Thinking about the Family: Evidence from Nepal.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, March 31-April 2, Philadelphia, PA.

Brauner, Sarah, William G. Axinn and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2004. “Social Change, Health Services, and Fertility Transition.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association of America, August 14-17, San Francisco, CA.

Axinn William G., Dirgha J. Ghimire and Jennifer S. Barber. 2004. “The Impact of Ideational Dimensions of Social Change on Family Formation Processes.” Paper presented at the Conference on Ideational Factors in International Family Change, June 3-5, Ann Arbor, MI.

Thornton, Arland, Georgina Binstock, and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2004. “International Networks, Ideas, and Family Change.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, November 17-20, Orlando, FL.

Hoelter, Lynette F., William G. Axinn and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2004. “Social Change, Premarital Non-Family Experiences, and Marital Relationship Quality.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, November 17-20, Orlando, FL.

Ghimire, Dirgha J. 2004. “The Social Context of First Birth Timing in Nepal.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of Population Association of America, April 1-3, Boston, MA.

Ghimire, Dirgha J. 2003. “Prospects and Problems for Health Related Research in Nepal.”  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the America Nepal Medical Foundation, Ann Arbor, MI. 

Axinn, William G. and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2002. “Population and Environment: The Impact of Fertility on Land Use in an Agricultural Society.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of Population Association of America, May 9-11, Atlanta, GA.

Yabiku, Scott, William G. Axinn, Dirgha J. Ghimire and Keith Robinson. 2002. “School Quality and Marriage Timing.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, May 9-11, Atlanta, GA.

Ghimire, Dirgha J. and William G. Axinn. 2001. “Premarital Independence and Spouse Choice in an Arranged Marriage Society.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, March 23-25, Washington, D.C.

Ghimire, Dirgha J. 1992. “Critique on CARE-Nepal program policies from gender perspective.” Paper presented in a seminar on Women, Men and Development at Institute of Development Studies at University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.

Ghimire, Dirgha J. 1991. “Problems and Perspectives of Integrated Pest Management in Nepal.”  Paper presented at the South Asia Regional Conference on Integrated Pest Management, Sri Lanka.