Session 41:
Families in Comparative Perspective

Thursday, March 31
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Virginia Suite AB
Lobby Level

Chair: Rukmalie Jayakody, Pennsylvania State University
Discussant: Jeffrey Bingenheimer, George Washington University

  1. Single Motherhood in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Life Course PerspectiveShelley Clark, McGill University; Dana Hamplova, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

  2. Institutional Change and Family Formation. Exploiting the Natural Social Experiment of the Reunification of East and West Germany in 1989Anette E. Fasang, Yale University; Joerg Luedicke, Yale University; Karl Ulrich Mayer, Yale University

  3. The Relationship between Sex Ratios and Marriage Rates in South AfricaDorrit Posel, University of Kwazulu-Natal; Daniela Casale, University of Kwazulu-Natal

  4. Marriage and the Global Economic CrisisDaniel Schneider, Princeton University

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