Session 166:
Family Structure, Timing, and Child Well-being

Saturday, May 5
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Continental Parlor 2
Ballroom Level

Chair: Sarah M. Kendig, University of Texas at Austin
Discussant: Michelle Frisco, Pennsylvania State University

  1. Ready or Not: Predicting High and Low School Readiness among Teen Parents’ ChildrenStefanie F. Mollborn, University of Colorado at Boulder; Jeffrey A. Dennis, University of Texas of the Permian Basin

  2. Associations between Family Structure Changes and Children’s Behavior: The Moderating Effects of Timing and Marital BirthRebecca M. Ryan, Georgetown University; Amy E. Claessens, University of Chicago

  3. Better Late or Never? Parents' Union Dissolution and Children's Educational AchievementWendy Sigle-Rushton, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); Torkild Hovde Lyngstad, University of Oslo; Patrick Andersen, University of Oslo

  4. Better for Baby? Premarital Conceptions, Shotgun Marriage, and Child Well-Being among Children Born to Young MothersJessica Su, Cornell University

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