Session 53:
Peers, Neighborhoods, and Health

Thursday, March 31
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Mezzanine Level

Chair: John Hipp, University of California, Irvine
Discussant: Margot Jackson, Brown University
Discussant: Derek Kreager, Pennsylvania State University

  1. Cross-Dimensional Friendship Selection as a Risk Factor for Peer Influence on Substance Use among AdolescentsSteven A. Haas, Arizona State University; David Schaefer, Arizona State University; Olga Kornienko, Arizona State University; Nicholas J. Bishop, Arizona State University

  2. Peer Networks as a Determinant of Female Autonomy and Child WelfareEeshani Kandpal, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  3. A Census Data Based Simulation Experiment on the Effects of Modeling Neighborhood Effects on a Health Outcome at “the Wrong” Scale of the Census GeographyClaudia L. Nau, Pennsylvania State University

  4. Adolescent Friendship Networks and Trajectories of Binge DrinkingMichael S. Pollard, RAND Corporation; Harold Green, RAND Corporation; David P. Kennedy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Myong-Hyun Go, Pardee RAND Graduate School

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