Session 199:
Family and Union Instability in the U.S.

Saturday, May 5
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Continental Ballroom 4
Ballroom Level

Chair: Sharon Bzostek, Rutgers University
Discussant: Mick Cunningham, Western Washington University
Discussant: Christine R. Schwartz, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  1. Women’s Age at First Marriage and Marital Instability: Further Evidence on the Becker-Landes-Michael HypothesisEvelyn L. Lehrer, University of Illinois at Chicago; Yu Chen, University of Illinois at Chicago

  2. Nonmarital Pregnancy and the Timing of First Union TransitionKimberly A. Daniels, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Jonathan Vespa, US Census Bureau

  3. Chaos in Households with Young Children: The Role of Family Structure, Instability, and IncomeKammi K. Schmeer, Ohio State University; Claire M. Kamp Dush, Ohio State University

  4. Marital Separation, Divorce, and Health ConsequencesDmitry Tumin, Ohio State University; Zhenchao Qian, Ohio State University

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