Thursday, April 30 / 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM   •   Marquette A

Session 43:
Genetic Influences and Demographic Behaviors

Chair: Jeremy Freese, Northwestern University
Discussant: Guang Guo, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  1. The Serotonin Transporter Polymorphism (5-HTTLPR): Allelic Variation and Links with Depressive SymptomsNoreen Goldman, Princeton University ; Dana A. Glei, University of California, Berkeley ; Yu-Hsuan Lin, Bureau of Health Promotion, Taiwan ; Maxine Weinstein, Georgetown University

  2. Mental Health and Schooling: Causal Evidence Using Genetic Lotteries between SiblingsJason Fletcher, Yale University ; Steven F. Lehrer, Queen's University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

  3. Socioeconomic Status, Genetic Risk Factors and Psychological Distress: Exploring Independent, Correlated and Interactive EffectsMatt Bradshaw, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Mark D. Hayward, University of Texas at Austin

  4. Changes in the Genetic Influences on Smoking over a 50-Year PeriodJason D. Boardman, University of Colorado at Boulder ; Casey Blalock, University of Colorado at Boulder

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