Session 42:
Family and Households in Developing Countries

Thursday, May 1
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Directors Row 1
3rd Floor

Chair: Vincent Evans, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH
Discussant: Vijayendra Rao, World Bank Group
Discussant: Andrew Foster, Brown University

  1. Initial information and successful marriage: Evidence from Chinese CouplesGinger Jin, University of Maryland; Lixin Colin Xu, World Bank Group

  2. Marriage in Transition: Evidence on Assets, Education, and Age at Marriage from Six Developing CountriesAgnes R. Quisumbing, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

  3. Far above Rubies: The Association between Bride Price and Extramarital Liaisons in UgandaDavid Bishai, Johns Hopkins University; George Pariyo, Makerere University; Kenneth Hill, Johns Hopkins University

  4. Inter-Household Allocations within Extended Households: Evidence from the Indonesia Family Life SurveyFirman Witoelar, Michigan State University

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