Session 68:
Social and Economic Forces and the Transition to Motherhood

Friday, May 2
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
2nd Floor

Chair: Anjani Chandra, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Discussant: Steven P. Martin, University of Maryland

  1. Distribution of the Age at First Birth among US Women 1984-1993: An Analysis of a Bimodal PatternRachel Sullivan, University of California, Berkeley

  2. Do College-Educated Women Reduce Their Motherhood Wage Penalty by Delaying Childbearing?Catalina Amuedo Dorantes, San Diego State University; Jean Kimmel, Western Michigan University

  3. Entry to Motherhood and Higher Education in Three Regimes of Welfare CapitalismMichael Rendall, University of London; Encarnacion Aracil, Universidad Complutense; Christos Bagavos, University of Athens; Alessandra DeRose, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; A Dharmalingam, University of Waikato; Heather Joshi, University of London; Lisbeth B. Knudsen, Aalborg University; Philip Merrigan, Université du Québec à Montréal; Lene Meyer, Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques (INSEE); Ian Pool, University of Waikato; Filomena Racioppi, Università di Roma; Janet Sceats, Portal Consulting and Associates Ltd.; Georgia Verropoulou, University of Thrace

  4. On the Changing Relationship between Fertility and Female Employment over Space and TimeHenriette Engelhardt, Austrian Academy of Sciences; Alexia Fuernkranz-Prskawetz, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

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