Promoting Healthy Marriages: Can Government Play a Role?
Chair: Rachel Dunifon, Cornell University
Discussant: Paul Amato, Pennsylvania State University
Trajectories of Couple Relationship Quality after Childbirth: Does Marriage Matter? Marcia J. Carlson, Columbia University
Economic Disadvantage and Relationship Outcomes among Married Couples David J. Fein, Abt Associates Inc. ; Daniel B. Gubits, Abt Associates Inc. ; Futoshi Yumoto, Abt Associates Inc.
Welfare to Work and Marriage? How the Transition from Welfare to Work Influences Relationships between Unmarried Parents Laura M. Tach, Harvard University
Family Structure Changes and Maternal Health Trajectories Sarah O. Meadows, Princeton University ; Sara McLanahan, Princeton University ; Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Columbia University
Other sessions on Marriage, Family, and Households