Session 136:
International Perspectives on the Effects of Family Structure

Saturday, April 3
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Beacon A
3rd Floor

Chair: Matthijs Kalmijn, Tilburg University
Discussant: Wendy Sigle-Rushton, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

  1. Intimacy at a Distance? Maternal Co-Residence and Contact in 20 NationsJudith Treas, University of California, Irvine

  2. Do Social Institutions Soften the Blow of Family Dissolution? A Comparison of Family Structure Effects in Sweden and the United StatesDonna K. Ginther, University of Kansas

  3. Single-Parenthood and Educational Achievement in Five Asian Countries -- Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Thailand -- in PISAHyunjoon Park, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  4. How Do Demographic Changes Affect the Quality of Life? The Experience of Italy and FranceLucia Coppola, Instituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT); Stefano Mazzuco, Università di Padova; Francesca Michielin, Università Bocconi

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