Saturday, May 2 / 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM   •   Sapphire 400

Session 211:
Measurement Issues and Innovations in Family Research

Chair: Gary J. Gates, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Sarah O. Meadows, RAND Corporation

  1. Searching for the Family Legal Status of Mexican-Origin Children: A Primer on Different Measurement StrategiesSal Oropesa, Pennsylvania State University ; Nancy S. Landale, Pennsylvania State University ; Marianne M. Hillemeier, Pennsylvania State University

  2. Measuring Same-Sex Couples: The What, Who, and How of Misreporting on Relationship and SexJamie M. Lewis, U.S. Census Bureau ; Nancy Bates, U.S. Census Bureau ; Matthew Streeter, U.S. Census Bureau

  3. Counting Marriages and Divorces: Comparisons of 2010 Marriage and Divorce Rates across Counties and StatesWendy D. Manning, Bowling Green State University ; Krista K. Payne, Bowling Green State University

  4. Measurement of Women’s Agency in Egypt: A National Validation StudyKathryn M. Yount, Emory University ; Kristin VanderEnde, Emory University ; Sylvie Dodell, Emory University ; Yuk Fai Cheong, Emory University

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