Session 171:
Families in International Perspective

Saturday, May 5
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Union Square 15-16
Fourth Floor

Chair: Gil Shapira, World Bank Group
Discussant: Gil Shapira, World Bank Group
Discussant: Kelly Hallman, Population Council

  1. Anticipatory Child Fostering and Household Economic Stability in MalawiLauren Bachan, Pennsylvania State University

  2. Pathways into Single-Motherhood and Their Implications for Children’s Health and Education in NicaraguaMary Arends-Kuenning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Heather Moylan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  3. The Consequences of Overseas Employment on Parents Who Go and Children Who StayFlorio O. Arguillas, Cornell University; Marie Joy B. Arguillas, Cornell University; Lindy Williams, Cornell University

  4. The Importance of Family Structures and Instability in Shaping Adolescent Transitions to Adulthood in South AfricaLeticia J. Marteleto, University of Texas at Austin; Shannon E. Cavanagh, University of Texas at Austin; Kate C. Prickett, University of Texas at Austin; Shelley Clark, McGill University

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