Session 25:
Family Formation in Comparative-Historical Perspective

Thursday, May 3
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Continental Parlor 8-9
Ballroom Level

Chair: Kristen Harknett, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Andrew J. Cherlin, Johns Hopkins University

  1. What We Know and What We Need to Know about the Baby BoomJan Van Bavel, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; David Reher, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

  2. Education and Fertility Revisited: A Multilevel Study in Today’s High Fertility WorldRegina Fuchs, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

  3. Globalization’s Impact on Cross-National Trends in the Age of First Marriage and Never MarryingKarra Greenberg, University of California, Los Angeles

  4. Historical Marriage Trends from 1890 to 2010: A Focus on Race DifferencesRose M. Kreider, U.S. Census Bureau; Diana B. Elliott, U.S. Census Bureau; Kristy Krivickas, U.S. Census Bureau; Matthew W. Brault, U.S. Census Bureau

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