Session 71:
International Perspectives on Family Structure and Children’s Education

Thursday, April 30
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Brule A
Level 5

Chair: Laura Lippman, Child Trends
Discussant: Laurie DeRose, University of Maryland

  1. An Exploration of the Female Headship Effect on Educational Participation in Sub-Saharan AfricaPearl Kyei, University of Pennsylvania

  2. Family Structure, Household Resources and High School Enrollment: China 2000Juhua Yang, Renmin University of China

  3. Orphans’ Mobility and Schooling in Burkina Faso: An Event History AnalysisJean-François Kobiané, Université de Ouagadougou; Richard Marcoux, Université de Laval; Tukufu Zuberi, University of Pennsylvania

  4. Orphanhood, Fostering and Schooling in Sub-Saharan AfricaThomas W. Pullum, University of Texas at Austin

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