Session 105:
Adolescent Sexual Behavior and Risk Taking

Friday, May 4
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Union Square 14
Fourth Floor

Chair: Rebekah Levine Coley, Boston College
Discussant: Jennifer Manlove, Child Trends

  1. Scripts, Sects, and Sex among Adolescents: A Network Approach of Reference GroupsBrian Soller, Ohio State University; Dana L. Haynie, Ohio State University

  2. Social Network Effects in Contraceptive Behavior among AdolescentsMir Ali, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA); Aliaksandr Amialchuk, University of Toledo; Debra Dwyer, Stony Brook University, State University of New York (SUNY)

  3. Family Instability and Adolescents’ Dating and Sexual InitiationKatherine Stamps Mitchell, Louisiana State University; Cassandra J. Dorius, University of Michigan; Daphne C. Hernandez, Pennsylvania State University

  4. Do Conditional Cash Transfers Reduce Teen Pregnancy? Evidence from Brazil's Bolsa FamiliaSarah A. Reynolds, University of California, Berkeley; Rachel Gardner, University of California, Berkeley

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