Session 147:
Family and Household in Historical and Comparative Perspective

Saturday, April 17
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Reunion A
Lobby Level

Chair: Catherine A. Fitch, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Sheela Kennedy, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Marianne Wanamaker, University of Tennessee at Knoxville

  1. Legal and Residential Partnership Status in EuropeMelinda Mills, University of Groningen; Anne-Rigt Poortman, Utrecht University

  2. Marriage Prevalence and Education in Developing CountriesAlbert Esteve, Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics (CED); Timothy Riffe, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Jeroen J.A. Spijker, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  3. "The Fewer, The Merrier": Compulsory Schooling Laws, Education, and Fertility in the United StatesJuan Manuel Puerta, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

  4. A Sudden Transition: The Rise of the Empty Nest for Older WomenEmily Merchant, University of Michigan; Brian Gratton, Arizona State University; Myron P. Gutmann, University of Michigan

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