Friday, March 30 / 12:30 PM - 2:15 PM   •   Westside Salon 2

Session 98:
Promoting Healthy Marriages: Can Government Play a Role?

Chair: Rachel Dunifon, Cornell University
Discussant: Paul Amato, Pennsylvania State University

  1. Trajectories of Couple Relationship Quality after Childbirth: Does Marriage Matter?Marcia J. Carlson, Columbia University

  2. Economic Disadvantage and Relationship Outcomes among Married CouplesDavid J. Fein, Abt Associates Inc. ; Daniel B. Gubits, Abt Associates Inc. ; Futoshi Yumoto, Abt Associates Inc.

  3. Welfare to Work and Marriage? How the Transition from Welfare to Work Influences Relationships between Unmarried ParentsLaura M. Tach, Harvard University

  4. Family Structure Changes and Maternal Health TrajectoriesSarah O. Meadows, Princeton University ; Sara McLanahan, Princeton University ; Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Columbia University

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