Session 131:
Family Instability

Friday, May 4
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Continental Parlor 8-9
Ballroom Level

Chair: Marcia J. Carlson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Discussant: Wendy Sigle-Rushton, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Discussant: I-Fen Lin, Bowling Green State University

  1. What Are the Risks, for Children, of Family Disruption? European ComparisonsDidier Breton, Université de Strasbourg and Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); France Prioux, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  2. Leaving Mum Alone? The Effect of Parental Divorce on Children’s Leaving Home DecisionsLetizia Mencarini, University of Turin and Collegio Carlo Alberto; Chiara Pronzato, Università degli Studi di Torino; Elena C. Meroni, Università di Padova

  3. Trends in the Relative Stability of Marital and Cohabiting Unions following a First BirthKelly Musick, Cornell University; Katherine Michelmore, Cornell University

  4. Fragile Families and Health in Early Childhood in CanadaLisa Strohschein, University of Alberta

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