Session 61:
Religion and Family Formation in the United States

Thursday, March 29
3:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Imperial
5th floor

Chair: W. Bradford Wilcox, University of Virginia
Discussant: Evelyn Lehrer, University of Illinois at Chicago

  1. Religion, Religiosity, and the Decline of Marital Fertility in the United States, 1850-1930J. David Hacker, Binghamton University, State University of New York (SUNY)

  2. Do Congregations Influence Fertility?Conrad Hackett, Princeton University

  3. Religiosity and Fertility Differences in the Contemporary U.S.: Evidence from the 2002 NSFGSarah R. Hayford, Duke University; S. Philip Morgan, Duke University

  4. Be Fruitful and Multiply: Changing Family Formation Behavior and the Role of Religion, Religiosity and EthnicityPetra Nahmias, Princeton University

Other sessions on Fertility, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health