Session 76:
Cohabitation, Relationship Quality, and Union Stability

Friday, April 1
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Thurgood Marshall West
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Margaret L. Usdansky, Syracuse University
Discussant: Jason Fields, U.S. Census Bureau

  1. Premarital Cohabitation and Marital Quality: A ReassessmentSpencer James, Pennsylvania State University; Brett Beattie, Pennsylvania State University

  2. Cohabitation and Trends in the Structure and Stability of Children's Family LivesSheela Kennedy, University of Minnesota; Larry Bumpass, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  3. Marriage, Cohabitation, and the Happiness Gap in Comparative PerspectiveKristen S. Lee, University at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY); Hiroshi Ono, Texas A&M University

  4. Cohabitation and Marital Dissolution: The Significance of Marriage CohortWendy D. Manning, Bowling Green State University; Jessica A. Cohen, Bowling Green State University

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