Session 104:
Family Response to Economic Recession and Natural Disaster

Friday, April 1
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Jennie E. Brand, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Christopher McKelvey, University of Maryland

  1. Expectations versus Realizations of Familial Insurance: Evidence from the Great Recession of 2008Donald Cox, Boston College; Megan M. Way, Babson College

  2. Children’s Economic Well-Being during the Great Recession: Variation by Family Structure, Socioeconomic Status, and Race and EthnicitySheela Kennedy, University of Minnesota; Catherine A. Fitch, University of Minnesota

  3. The Effects of Recession on Household Composition: "Doubling up" and Economic WellbeingLaryssa Mykyta, U.S. Census Bureau; Suzanne Macartney, U.S. Census Bureau

  4. Breakup and Economic Circumstances of New Orleans Households Four Years after Hurricane KatrinaMichael S. Rendall, RAND Corporation

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