Session 37:
Marriage and Union Formation

Thursday, April 30
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Ambassador Ballroom 1
Level 3

Chair: Megan M. Sweeney, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Marcia J. Carlson, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Discussant: Timothy M. Smeeding, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  1. Union Formation and Economic Opportunity in the United StatesCatherine A. Fitch, University of Minnesota; J. Michael Oakes, University of Minnesota; Steven Ruggles, University of Minnesota

  2. Toward a Unified Theory: Understanding the Associations of Earnings with Marriages and BirthsChristina M. Gibson-Davis, Duke University

  3. Educational Attainment and Transitions to Marriage Following a Nonmarital BirthKristen Harknett, University of Pennsylvania; Arielle Kuperberg, University of Pennsylvania

  4. Norms and Nuptials: The Changing Social Price of MarriageDaniel Schneider, Princeton University

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