Nimfa B. Ogena's website

A Filipina Demographer

Published Research

  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2010. Population Growth and Its Implications on the Realization of the MDGs. Transactions of the National Academy of Science and Technology, Vol. 32, No. 2. pp.181-195.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena (Member, Technical Writing Team). 2009. Chapter 6: Other Proximate Determinants of Fertility. In National Demographic and Health Survey 2008. Calverton, Maryland: National Statistics Office andICF Macro.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2008. Human Capital Projections for the Philippines: Issues and Challenges for the 21st Century. Philippine Population Review, Vol. 7.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena, Minda Cabilao Valencia and Golda Myra R. Roma. 2008. Filipina Marriage Migration Streams to Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. In Doo-Sub Kim (Ed.), Cross-Border Marriage: Process and Dynamics. Seoul, Korea: Institute of Population and Aging Research (IPAR), Hanyang University.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2007. The Low and Slow Ageing in the Philippines: Auspicious or Challenging? In Gabriele Sinigoj, Gavin Jones, Katsuiku Hirokawa, Sepp Linhart (Eds.). The Impact of Ageing: A Common Challenge for Europe and Asia. Vienna: LIT Publishing international. 410p.
  • Lindy Williams, Midea Kabamalan and Nimfa Ogena. 2007. Cohabitation in the Philippines: Attitudes and Behaviors Among Young Women and Men. Journal of Marriage and Family 69 (December 2007): 1244–1256
  • Nimfa B. Ogena and Aurora T. Reolalas. 2006. Poverty, Fertility, and Family Planning in the Philippines: Effects and Counterfactual Simulations. 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey Further Analysis. Quezon City: UPPI/DRDF/NSO/Macro International.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2005. Overview of ARH in the Philippines. Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) Modules for High School Students: A Guide for Teachers and Guidance Counselors. Manila: Reproductive Health, Rights and Ethics Center for Studies and Training, SMU – UP College of Medicine.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2005. Urbanization in the Philippines. In Prem Talwar and Gayl Ness (eds.), Asian Urbanization in the New Millennium. Singapore: Asian Urbanization Information Center of Kobe (AUICK) and Marshall Cavendish (Academic), pp. 222-242.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2004. Policies on International Migration: Philippine Issues and Challenges. In Aris Ananta and Evi Nurvidya Arifin (eds.), International Migration in Southeast Asia: Impacts and Challenges. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS).
  • Nimfa B. Ogena (Member, Technical Writing Team). 2004. Chapter  7: Fertility Preferences. In National Demographic and Health Survey 2003. Calverton, Maryland: NSO and ORC Macro.
  • Clarinda L. Berja and Nimfa B. Ogena. 2004. Profile of the Filipino Youth. In Corazon M. Raymundo and Grace T. Cruz (editors), Youth Sex and Risk Behaviors in the Philippines. A report on a nationwide study: 2002 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study (YAFS3). Demographic Research and Development Foundation, Inc. and University of the Philippines Population Institute, pp. 14-26.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2004. A Development Concept of Adolescents in the Philippines: The Case of Adolescents in the Philippines. Philippine Population Review, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-18.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena, Josefina V. Cabigon and Eliseo A. De Guzman. 2002. Master in Population Studies (MPopS): A New 12-Month Graduate Program at the University of the Philippines. Philippine Population Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 124-132.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2002. Migration and Urban Life Satisfaction in Metro Manila. Sustainable Urbanization and Human and Environmental Security in Asia: Final Report. National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, Tokyo Japan. Research Series No. 304. pp.379-396.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena, Maria Paz N. Marquez, Zenaida E. Quiray, and Connille L. Abellera. 2001.  The Study of the Effects of Migration on the Environment: Metro Manila and Metro Davao.  Sustainable Urbanization and Human and Environmental Security in Asia: Interim Report. National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, Tokyo Japan. Research Series No. 301. pp.3-172
  • Nimfa B. Ogena (Member, Technical Writing Team). 2001. State of the Philippine Population Report 2000. Time to Act: Needs, Options, Decisions. Commission on Population. Republic of the Philippines. January 2001.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2000. International Migration, Human Resource Development and the Occupational Structure in the Philippines.  Proceedings of the International Workshop on International Migration and Human Resource Development in the APEC Member Economies. APEC-HRD-NEDM and the Institute for Developing Economies, JETRO, Chiba, Japan. March 2000.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 2000. A Quantitative Approach for Examining Female Status and Development Interrelationships: With application to Pre-Beijing data from the Philippines. Social Science Diliman, Volume 1, Number 2 (July-December), pp. 130-162.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena. 1999. How are the Filipino Youth Changing? The Shifting lifestyles of our nation’s young, 1970s to the 1990s. Philippine Social Science Review, Volume 56 (January-December 1999).
  • This paper was also subsequently published in the Manila Bulletin (Nov. 14, 2000); as a two part special report in the magazine Family Today (Vol 3 No. 7 and No. 8); and as a series of articles in 6 issues of the magazine Woman Today (Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, Dec. 20, Dec. 27, 2000 and Jan. 3, 2001).
  • Nimfa B. Ogena and Gordon DeJong. 1999. Migration and Occupational Mobility in Thailand. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 418-446.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena, Maria Paz N. Marquez, and Zenaida E. Quiray. 1999. Women's Role in Sustainable Development: Religious Differentials in the Philippines. Sustainable Urbanization, Women's Status and Religion in Southeast Asia. National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, Tokyo Japan. Research Series, No. 296, pp. 95-108.
  • Maria Paz N. Marquez, Nimfa B. Ogena and Zenaida E. Quiray. 1999. Migration and Urban Life Adaptation in the Philippines: Findings from Focus Group Discussions. Sustainable Urbanization, Women's Status and Religion in Southeast Asia. National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, Tokyo Japan. Research Series, No. 296, pp. 83-94.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena and Josefa Zafra. 1998. Underestimation of Migration Statistics in the Philippines: What do we do next? Conference Papers for the 7th National Convention on Statistics, Vol. II, pp. 61-83. The Convention was held in December 2-4, 1998 at Shangri-La's EDSA Plaza Hotel in Manila, Philippines.
  • Kerry Richter, Philip Guest, Wathinee Boonchalaksi, Nittaya Piriyathamwong and Nimfa Ogena. 1997. Migration and the Rural Family: Sources of Support and Strain in a Mobile Society. Final report of the Northeastern Follow-up to the National Migration Survey (NMS). Institute for Population and Social Research (IPSR) Publication No. 190, Mahidol University, Thailand.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena, Kusol Soonthorndhada, Kriengsak Rojnkureesatien and Jirakit Bumroonglarp. 1997. Globalization with Equity: Policies for Growth in Thailand. Final project report submitted to the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ILO/ROAP) and IPSR. Institute for Population and Social Research (IPSR) Publication No. 214, Mahidol University, Thailand.
  • Nimfa B. Ogena and Sirinan Kittisuksathit. 1997. Premarital Sexual Behavior of Young Single Female Factory Workers in Thailand: Selection or Context? In: Women, Gender Relations and Development in Thai Society, edited by Virada Somswadi and Sally Theobald. Women’s Studies Center, Faculty of Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University.
  • Kusol Soonthorndhada, and Nimfa B. Ogena. 1996. Technology and Labor Market Changes in Thailand. In: The Turning Point of Population Policy in Thailand, edited by Kusol Soonthorndhada. Bangkok: Thailand Research Fund. (in Thai).
  • Nancy S. Landale and Nimfa B. Ogena. 1995. Migration and Union Formation among Puerto Rican Women International Migration Review Vol. XXIX, No. 3 (Fall 1995).
  • Clifford C. Clogg, Nimfa Ogena and Hee Choon Shin. 1991. Labor Force Behavior in the Process of Socio-Economic Attainment: New Scales Added to Classical Models. Social Science Research, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 256-270, September 1991.