Friday, May 1 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM   •   Sapphire Ballroom A

Session 120:
Fertility Intentions: Causes and Consequences

Discussant: S. Philip Morgan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chair: Jennifer S. Barber, University of Michigan

  1. A Blessing I Can’t Afford: Factors Underlying the Paradox of Happiness about Unintended PregnancyAbigail R. A. Aiken, Princeton University ; Chloe Dillaway, University of Texas at Austin ; Natasha Mevs-Korff, University of Texas at Austin

  2. The Impact of an Unplanned Child: A Qualitative Study of the Consequences of Unintended Childbearing for Mothers and FathersMegan L. Kavanaugh, Guttmacher Institute ; Kathryn Kost, Guttmacher Institute ; Lori Frohwirth, Guttmacher Institute ; Isaac Maddow-Zimet, Guttmacher Institute

  3. Measuring and Predicting Couple-Level Fertility IntentionsBart Stykes, Bowling Green State University

  4. Using Panel Data to Examine Pregnancy Attitudes over TimeHeini E. Väisänen, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) ; Rachel K. Jones, Guttmacher Institute

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