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A Filipina Demographer

Research papers presented in conferences

  • Nimfa B. Ogena and Christian Joy P. Cruz. 2012. Internal Migration Data in the Philippines: Issues and Prospects. Paper presented at the 2012 Philippine Population Association (PPA) Annual Scientific Conference held on 2-3 Feb. 2012 in Tagaytay City

  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2012. Household Living Arrangements of Muslims in the Philippines. Paper presented at the Lifestyles of Muslims in Asia Second International Workshop on the Symbiosis of Muslims and Non-Muslims in Asia held on 7 January 2012 at Waseda University, Tokyo.

  • Nimfa B. Ogena, Minda Cabilao-Valencia and Golda Myra R. Roma. 2011. Filipina Marriage Migration to the United States of America (1995-2009) and their Experiences Upon Arrival. Paper presented at the Seminar on Global Perspectives on Marriage and International Migration organized by the IUSSP Scientific Panel on the Process and Dynamics of Cross-Border Marriage, Statistics Korea, and Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs held on 20-21 Oct. 2011 in Seoul, South Korea

  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2010. Population Growth and its Implications on the Realization of the MDGs. Paper presented at the National Academy of Science and Technology 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting with the Theme: MDGs and Beyond: Are we making progress? held on 14-15 July 2010 at the Manila Hotel, Philippines

  • Nimfa B. Ogena, Minda Cabilao-Valencia and Golda Myra R. Roma. 2010. Filipina Marriage Migration to European Countries, 1995-2004. Paper presented at the 2010 PPA Annual Scientific Conference held on 5 Feb. 2010 at the Heritage Hotel Manila
  • Nimfa B. Ogena, Minda Cabilao-Valencia and Golda Myra R. Roma. 2009. Filipina Marriage Migration to European Countries, 1995-2004. Poster paper presented at the International Union for the Scientific Study of the Population (IUSSP) held on 27 September to 2 October 2009 at the Palais des Congrès in Marrakech, Morocco.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2009. Transnational Mobility and Filipinos’ Perceptions on Marital Union and Family Formation. Paper presented at the 2009 Annual Scientific Conference of the Philippine Population Association held on 6 Feb. 2009 at Hotel Supreme Convention Plaza, Baguio City.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena and Lindy Williams. 2009. Migration. 1996 Philippine Elderly Survey. UPPI-DRDF Working Paper Series No. 2009-03.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2008. The Demographics of Ageing. National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) Roundtable Discussion on Ageing and held on 18 December 2008 at Traders Hotel, Manila
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2008. Demography in Everyday Life. Paper presented at the Forum & Induction of New Members, Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society in Social Sciences, Philippines Beta Chapter, De La Salle University in cooperation with the Philippines Alpha Chapter, University of the Philippines held on 21 November 2008 at the Yuchengco Building, De La Salle University
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2008. How do Filipinos Age? A Sociodemographic Perspective. Invited plenary paper presented during the 2nd National Congress of the Alzheimer’s Disease Association of the Philippines (Theme: Dementia Prevention) held on 18-20 September 2008 at the Manila Hotel.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2008. Marital Timing in the Philippines: Evidence from the 2003 NDHS. Paper presented at the Conference on Marriage, Culture and Poverty in Southeast Asia held in Jogjakarta, Indonesia on 21 August 2008.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena, Maria Midea Kabamalan, and Randolf Se Sasota. 2008. Changing Patterns and Correlates of Marriage in the Philippines Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Philippine Studies (ICOPHIL) held on 23-26 July 2008 at the Philippine Social Science Center
  • Maria Midea Kabamalan and Nimfa B. Ogena. 2008. Marriage as Ideal, Cohabitation as practical: Revisiting  Meanings of Marriage in the Philippines. Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Philippine Studies (ICOPHIL) held on 23-26 July 2008 at the Philippine Social Science Center
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2008. Philippine Population and Education Prospects: The Challenge of Universal Primary Education for All. Paper presented at the 6th National Social Science Congress held on 7-9 May 2008 at the Philippine Social Science Center, Commonwealth Avenue and at the Ateneo de Manila University, Diliman, Quezon City
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2008. When Filipinos Reach 100 Years: 2008. The Demographics of Ageing. Paper to be presented at Symposium 3: Neurology of Ageing during the UP Manila’s 15th Grand Scientific Symposium with the theme “The Brain and Behavior: Optimizing Function from Birth and Beyond” held at the Hyatt Hotel Pedro Gil and Casino Manila on 1-2 Feb. 2008.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2008. The Transition to Work of the Filipino Youth: A Life Course Perspective. YAFS Monograph 2. UPPI-DRDF Working Paper Series No. 2008-18.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2008. The Low and Slow Ageing in the Philippines: Auspicious or Challenging?  UPPI-DRDF Working Paper Series No. 2008-23.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2008. Population Ageing and Future Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease Sufferers in the Philippines. UPPI-DRDF Working Paper Series No. 2008-24.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena, Minda Cabilao Valencia, and Golda Myra R. Roma. 2007. Filipina Marriage Migration Streams to Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. Paper presented at the Conference on International Marriage Migration in Asia held on September 13-14, 2007, Seoul, Korea organized by the Population Association of Korea (PAK) and the Institute of Population and Aging Research (IPAR), Hanyang University. 
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2006. Labor Migration and Family Formation Ideals and Realities: Perspectives of Filipino Workers in Singapore. Family and Life Cycle Changes Stydy Group Seminar held on 28 September 2006 at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2006. Population Ageing and the Future Burden of Dementia in the Philippines. Paper presented at the 1st Alzheimer's Disease Association of the Philippines (ADAP) National Congress held on 21-22 September 2006 at the Philippine Plaza Hotel, Manila.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2006. Demographic Trends and Issues: Human Capital and Philippine Resiliency in the 21st Century. Paper presented at “Whither the Philippines in the 21st Century? A Conference on the Philippines” held on 13-14 July 2006 at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2006. The Low and Slow Ageing in the Philippines: Auspicious or Challenging? Paper presented at the Conference on the “Impact of Ageing: A Common Challenge for Europe and Asia” held on 7-9 June 2006 at the University of Vienna and the National Defense Academy, Vienna, Austria. 
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2006. Poverty and Recent Fertility in the Philippines. Vienna Institute of Demography VID Colloquium held on 31 May 2006 at the VID Seminar Room
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2006. Poverty and Fertility Linkages in the Philippines: Are the poor getting poorer? Poster paper accepted for presentation at the Second National Conference on Population, Health and Environment (PHE) held on March 15-17, 2006 at the Waterfront, Cebu City.
  • Lindy Williams, Midea Kabamalan and Nimfa B. Ogena. 2006. Attitudes Toward Marriage in the Philippines. Paper presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA) held in Los Angeles, California on 30 March-1 April 2006. 
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2005. Poverty, Occupational Mobility and Urbanward Migration of Women in the Philippines.  Paper presented at the XXV IUSSP International Population Conference held on 18-23 July 2005 in Tours, France.
  • Marilou Palabrica-Costello, Juan Antonio Perez III, Nimfa B. Ogena and Jasmin Gutierrez. 2004. Tuberculosis in the Philippine Workforce – a Rapid Appraisal. Paper presented at the 132nd Meeting and Exposition of the American Public Health Association (APHA) held at the Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C. on 6-10 November 2004.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2003. Urbanward Migration and Occupational Mobility in the Philippines: Who among Female Migrants in Metro Manila and Metro Davao will be Upwardly Mobile? Paper presented at the 6th Philippine Studies Conference held on 5-6 December 2003 at the Philippine Social Science Center, Diliman, Quezon City.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena and Normita Galban. 2003. Available Labor Statistics and Indicators in the Philippines: Their Relevance in Assessing Population and Migration Dynamics. Paper presented during the 16th SRTC Annual Conference on “Improvement of Labor Migration Statistics Towards the Protection of Migrant Workers and Economic Competitiveness” held on 3 October 2003 at the Discovery Suites, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena and Claire L. Berja. 2003. The Adolescents’ Social, Demographic and Economic Environment: Perceptions and Realities. Paper presented at the Fifth National Social Science Congress held on 15-17 June 2003 at the Philippine Social Science Center, Diliman, Quezon City.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2003. Urban Commuting Patterns in the Philippines: Personal health and Security Implications. Paper presented at the Workshop on “Urbanization, Transport and Health in Asia” held at the National Center for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH), Australia National University (ANU) on 16-19 February 2003.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2002. International Migration Policies in the Philippines.  Paper presented at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) in Singapore on 30 Sept.-1 October 2002. (Publication is Forthcoming.)
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2001. Young Adult Female Migration Process, Determinants and Differentials in Two Metropolitan Areas of the Philippines, 1995-1999. Paper presented at the 8th National Convention on Statistics held at the Westin Philippine Plaza, Manila on 1-2 October 2001. 
  • Nimfa B. Ogena and Yoshimi Chitose. 2001. Migration of Wives to Philippine Cities at the Turn of the Century: The Family as Migration Decisions Partners.  Paper presented at the Asia Pacific Network (APN) Workshop on Migration and the 'Asian Family' in a Globalising World held on 16-18 April 2001 in Singapore.
  • Lindy Williams, Midea K. Kabamalan, and Nimfa Ogena.  2001. Attitudes toward Marriage in the Philippines. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association held in Anaheim, California on 18-21 August 2001.
  • Lindy Williams, Philip Guest, Mark VanLandingham, Nimfa Ogena, Anchalee Varangrat, Dang Anh, and Vu Thanh Huyen. 2000. Changing Attitudes Toward Marriage and Partnering in the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Paper presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society held in Washington D.C. on 13-17 August 2000.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2000. How are Filipino Youths Changing? The Shifting lifestyles of our nation’s young. Paper commissioned by the Philippine Center for Population and Development, Inc. for its Media Dialogue on “Changing Lifestyles of the Filipino Adolescents” held on 9 November 2000 at the Via Mare Penthouse, Tektite Building , Ortigas Center, Pasig City.
  • Lindy Williams, Philip Guest, Mark VanLandingham, Nimfa Ogena, Anchalee Varangrat, Dang Anh, and Vu Thanh Huyen. 2000. Changing Attitude Toward Marriage in the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society Meeting in Washington D.C. on 16-20 August 2000.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 1998. Spontaneous Migration and Development in the Philippines: A Cumulative Causation Explanation.  Paper presented at the International Seminar on Internal Migration held in Hanoi, Vietnam on 5-8 May 1998.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena and Aphichat Chamratrithirong. 1998. Gender Differentials in Migration Decision Making in Thailand.  Poster paper presentation at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA) held in Chicago, Illinois on 2-4 April 1998. 
  • Nimfa B. Ogena and Kriengsak Rojnkureesatien. 1997. Globalization and Employment Relations in Thailand.  Paper presented at the International Labor Conference in Seoul, Korea on 7 October 1997.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena and Gordon DeJong. 1997. Migration and Occupational Mobility in Thailand.  Paper presented at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA) held in Toronto, Canada on 9-13 August 1997.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena, Steve Sanders and Sirinan Kittisuksathit. 1997. Effect of Attitudes and Knowledge of AIDS, STDs and Condoms on Premarital Sex and Condom Use among Young Single Factory Workers in Thailand. Paper presented at the 1997 Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America (PAA) held in Washington DC on 27-29 March 1997.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 1996. Marriage and Women’s Work Patterns in the Philippines. Paper presented at the 1996 Annual Meetings of the PAA held in New Orleans on 9-11 May 1996.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 1995. Does Development Improve the Status of Women? Paper presented at the International Symposium on Population and Sustainable Development held in Beijing, China on 27-29 September 1995.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 1995. Development Thresholds and Female Status in the Philippines. Paper presented at the 1995 Annual Meetings of the PAA held in San Francisco, LA on 6-8 April 1995.
  • Kerry Richter and Nimfa Ogena. 1995. The Effect of Gender, Migration and Family Formation on Employment Transitions in Bangkok. Paper presented at the 1995 Annual Meetings of the PAA held in San Francisco, LA on 6-8 April 1995.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 1992. Overseas Labor Contract Migration and the Structuring of Occupations in the Philippines. Paper presented at the 1992 Annual Meetings of the PAA held in Denver, Colorado LA in May 1992.