Session 31:
Welfare Reform and Union Formation

Thursday, May 1
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Grand Ballroom D
3rd Floor

Chair: Kathryn Edin, Northwestern University
Discussant: Daniel T. Lichter, Ohio State University

  1. Relationship Skills Training and Marriage among Low-Income CouplesPaul Amato, Pennsylvania State University

  2. Why Don't Poor Women Get Married, but Have Children They Can't Afford?Kathryn Edin, Northwestern University; Liana C. Sayer, University of Pennsylvania; Nathan Wright, Northwestern University

  3. Can Social Welfare Policy Increase Marriage or Decrease Divorce? Evidence from the Minnesota Family Investment PlanLisa A. Gennetian, Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC); Virginia Knox, Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC)

  4. The Hand or the Heart: The Adverse Effects of Multiple Partner Fertility on Family FormationRonald Mincy, Columbia University

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