Session 48:
Motherhood and Work

Thursday, April 15
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Cumberland C
Exhibition Level

Chair: Paula S. England, Stanford University
Discussant: Donna K. Ginther, University of Kansas
Discussant: Gerda R. Neyer, Stockholm University

  1. The Wage Penalty for Motherhood in a Cross-National Perspective: The Importance of Work-Family Policies and Cultural AttitudesMichelle J. Budig, University of Massachusetts; Joya Misra, University of Massachusetts; Irene Boeckmann, University of Massachusetts

  2. The Motherhood Penalty at Midlife: The Long-Term Impact of Birth-Timing on Women’s CareersJoan R. Kahn, University of Maryland; Javier Garcia-Manglano, University of Maryland; Suzanne M. Bianchi, University of California, Los Angeles

  3. Partnership Characteristics and the Motherhood Wage Penalty: The Influence of Sexual OrientationPearl Kyei, University of Pennsylvania

  4. To Publish or Parent? Continued Childbearing among PhDs in Sweden, 1991–2005.Maria A. Stanfors, Lund University

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