Session 88:
A Comparative Perspective on Family Policies

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

Chair: Liem T. Nguyen, Institute of Population, Health and Development, Vietnam
Discussant: Kristin Seefeldt, University of Michigan

  1. Cash-for-Care, Labor Force Participation and MarriageJennifer Holland, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  2. Comparing Private Investments in Children across 3 Liberal Welfare States: Australia, Canada, and the United States, 1970-2007Sabino Kornrich, The University of Sydney; Anne H. Gauthier, University of Calgary

  3. Childbearing across Partnership in the U.S., Australia, and ScandinaviaElizabeth Thomson, Stockholm University and University of Wisconsin at Madison; Trude LappegÄrd, Statistics Norway; Marcia J. Carlson, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Edith E. Gray, Australian National University; Ann Evans, Australian National University

  4. Family Policies or Labor Markets? The Male-Female Wage Gap and Gender Occupational Segregation in 14 Welfare States from 1960 to 2008Eric Tranby, University of Delaware

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