Session 26:
Union Formation

Thursday, March 29
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Gramercy/Olmstead
7th floor

Chair: Scott T. Yabiku, Arizona State University
Discussant: Constance T. Gager, Arizona State University

  1. The Role of Religion in the Family Formation Processes of Young AdultsDavid Eggebeen, Pennsylvania State University; Jeff Dew, Pennsylvania State University

  2. Kin Connection: The Association between Parental Kin Involvement while Growing Up and Union Formation in AdulthoodKelly Raley, University of Texas at Austin; Charles E. Stokes, University of Texas at Austin

  3. Children and the Union Formation Process: Using the NLSY79 to Examine Relationship Status for Men and Women over the Life CourseCarrie E. Spearin, Brown University

  4. Desperation or Desire? The Role of Risk Aversion in MarriageChristy Spivey, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE)

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