Session 59:
Family Structure and Child Well-Being

Thursday, April 15
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Reunion E
Lobby Level

Chair: Heather L. Koball, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Discussant: Cynthia A. Osborne, University of Texas at Austin

  1. Consequences of Parental Divorce on Development of Cognitive Skills and Non-Cognitive Traits in ChildhoodHyun Sik Kim, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  2. Family Instability and Adolescent Educational Success: The Cumulation and Timing of Family Transitions across ChildhoodHolly Heard, Rice University

  3. School Context, Family Instability, and the Academic Careers of Adolescents: The Role of Family Instability within SchoolsShannon E. Cavanagh, University of Texas at Austin; Paula Fomby, University of Colorado, Denver

  4. The Effects of Family Structure on Child Wellbeing: An Assessment of Marriage Policy AssumptionsDohoon Lee, Princeton University; Sara McLanahan, Princeton University

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