Session 129:
Economic Foundations of Marriage

Saturday, May 3
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Conrad B
2nd Floor

Chair: Marin Clarkberg, Cornell University
Discussant: Kelly Raley, University of Texas at Austin

  1. Economic Opportunity and Marriage Formation in the United States, 1850 – 1920Catherine A. Fitch, University of Minnesota

  2. The Earned Income Tax Credit, Premarital Pregnancy, and Duration to MarriageStacy Dickert-Conlin, Syracuse University; Scott Houser, California State University, Fresno; Yun Li, Syracuse University; Jan Ondrich, Syracuse University

  3. The Relationship between Union Formation and Labour Force Participation: A Comparative Analysis of Italy and SpainLucia Coppola, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; Arnstein Aassve, University of Leicester

  4. Dollars, Dependency and Divorce: Assessing Five Perspectives on the Effects of Wives' Income on DivorceStacy Rogers, Pennsylvania State University

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