Session 5:
Marriage and Union Formation

Thursday, April 15
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Reunion E
Lobby Level

Chair: Christine R. Schwartz, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Discussant: Carolina Milesi, University of Chicago
Discussant: Megan M. Sweeney, University of California, Los Angeles

  1. Are Student Loans a Reverse Dowry? The Dynamics of Debt Repayment and Marriage Formation in Young AdulthoodRobert Bozick, Academy for Educational Development; Angela Estacion, Academy for Educational Development

  2. How College Shapes Union Formation ProcessesKelly Musick, Cornell University; Jennie E. Brand, University of California, Los Angeles; Dwight R Davis, University of California, Los Angeles

  3. Early Marriage and Subsequent Economic Well-Being: A U.S.-Japan ComparisonJames Raymo, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Miho Iwasawa, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, Japan; So-jung Lim, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  4. Cohabitation and Remarriage in Later Life: The Role of Financial Resources and Generational Transfers in Shaping Union ChoicesJonathan E. Vespa, Ohio State University

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