Session 61:
Public Policy and Families Around the World

Thursday, May 3
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Continental Parlor 8-9
Ballroom Level

Chair: John Strauss, University of Southern California
Discussant: Amar A. Hamoudi, Duke University
Discussant: Elizabeth Peters, Urban Institute

  1. Women's Marital Trajectories and the Accumulation of Pension Rights in Germany and the U.S.Anika Rasner, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

  2. The Effect of Unemployment on Household Composition and Doubling UpEmily Wiemers, University of Massachusetts at Boston

  3. Surplus Chinese Men: Three Factors to Guide Future Chinese Fertility PoliciesCatherine D. Tucker, Pennsylvania State University

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