Session 8:
Parental Employment and Child Outcomes

Thursday, April 1
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Liberty C
2nd Floor

Chair: Jane Waldfogel, Columbia University
Discussant: Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Columbia University
Discussant: Harriet B. Presser, University of Maryland and Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

  1. Jobs and Parenting 24-7: Work Schedules and Parenting of the Working PoorKaren Bogen, Johns Hopkins University; Andrew J. Cherlin, Johns Hopkins University

  2. Nonstandard Work Schedules and Child Cognitive OutcomesWen-Jui Han, Columbia University

  3. Jobs, Marriage, and Children: How His and Her Jobs Affect Child Well-BeingElizabeth Menaghan, Ohio State University

  4. The Effects of Center-Based Care on the Well-Being of Low-Income Children: An Instrumental Variables Analysis Using Experimental Data from Welfare and Employment ProgramsLisa A. Gennetian, Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC); Danielle Crosby, University of Texas at Austin; Aletha Huston, University of Texas at Austin; Chantelle Dowsett, University of Texas at Austin

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