Session 101:
Economics, Families, and Well-Being

Friday, May 4
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Union Square 23-24
Fourth Floor

Chair: Asia Sikora, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Discussant: Mary Elizabeth Hughes, Johns Hopkins University

  1. Household Composition in Hard Times: Historical and Current Patterns and ExplanationsBrent Berry, University of Toronto

  2. The Economic Downturn and the Family: Moving in, Moving Out and Financial Well-BeingJuyeon Kim, NORC at the University of Chicago; Linda Waite, University of Chicago

  3. The Role of the Extended Family in Union Formation and Dissolution in KoreaYean-Ju Lee, University of Hawaii at Honolulu

  4. For Better or for Worse: The Health Implications of Marriage Separation by Migration in ChinaFeinian Chen, University of Maryland; Hui Liu, Michigan State University; Yu Guo, University of Maryland

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