Session 177:
The Role of Cultural Factors in Union Formation and Dissolution

Saturday, April 2
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Evelyn L. Lehrer, University of Illinois at Chicago
Discussant: Lisa D. Pearce, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Discussant: Berkay Ozcan, Yale University

  1. Attitudes toward Marriage and Cohabitation among Working-Age Latinos: Does Religion Matter?Christopher Ellison, University of Texas at San Antonio; Nicholas H. Wolfinger, University of Utah; Aida Ramos-Wada, University of Texas at Austin

  2. On the Universality of the Second Demographic Transition and the Rise of Cohabitation and Non-Marital Childbearing in ChileViviana Salinas, Universidad Católica de Chile; Joseph E. Potter, University of Texas at Austin

  3. Red States, Blue States, and Divorce: Understanding Regional Variation in Divorce RatesJennifer Glass, University of Iowa; Philip Levchak, University of Iowa

  4. Does Culture Affect Divorce Decisions? Evidence from European Immigrants in the U.S.Delia Furtado, University of Connecticut; Miriam Marcen, Universidad de Zaragoza; Almudena Sevilla-Sanz, University of Oxford

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