Thursday, April 30 / 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM   •   Ambassador Ballroom 1

Session 37:
Marriage and Union Formation

Chair: Megan M. Sweeney, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Marcia J. Carlson, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Discussant: Timothy M. Smeeding, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  1. Union Formation and Economic Opportunity in the United StatesCatherine A. Fitch, University of Minnesota ; J. Michael Oakes, University of Minnesota ; Steven Ruggles, University of Minnesota

  2. Toward a Unified Theory: Understanding the Associations of Earnings with Marriages and BirthsChristina M. Gibson-Davis, Duke University

  3. Educational Attainment and Transitions to Marriage Following a Nonmarital BirthKristen Harknett, University of Pennsylvania ; Arielle Kuperberg, University of Pennsylvania

  4. Norms and Nuptials: The Changing Social Price of MarriageDaniel Schneider, Princeton University

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