Friday, May 1 / 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM   •   Sapphire Ballroom L

Session 149:
Family and the Economy

Discussant: Laura M. Tach, Cornell University
Chair: Daniel Schneider, University of California, Berkeley

  1. The Changing Face of Poverty in the U.S.: The Influence of Family Structure, Employment Patterns, and the Safety Net from 1967-2012Liana Fox, Stockholm University ; Christopher T. Wimer, Columbia University ; Irwin Garfinkel, Columbia University ; Jane Waldfogel, Columbia University

  2. Male Marriageability and Local Marriage Market Outcomes: Exploiting Economic Globalization as a Natural ExperimentFangqi Wen, New York University (NYU) ; Florencia Torche, New York University (NYU) ; Dalton Conley, New York University (NYU)

  3. Mate Selection in America: Gender Asymmetry in Educational and Income Assortative Marriage between 1980 and the PresentYue Qian, Ohio State University

  4. Changes in the Socioeconomic Gradient in Nonmarital Childbearing across Two U.S. CohortsAlicia VanOrman, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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