Session 56:
Public Policy and the Family

Thursday, April 1
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Liberty C
2nd Floor

Chair: Ronald B. Mincy, Columbia University
Discussant: Steve Cook, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  1. Union Formation after Welfare ReformRukmalie Jayakody, Pennsylvania State University; Sheldon H. Danziger, University of Michigan; Kristin Seefeldt, University of Michigan; Sarah A. Avellar, University of Michigan

  2. The Effect of Economic Stability on Family Stability among Welfare RecipientsAlisa C Lewin, University of Chicago

  3. Understanding the Relationship between Formal and Informal Child Support: Evidence from Fragile Families Three-Year DataLenna Nepomnyaschy, Columbia University

  4. Unwed Fathers' Ability to Pay Child Support: Evidence from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing StudyMarilyn Sinkewicz, Columbia University

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