Session 4:

Thursday, April 17
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Oak Alley
4th floor

Chair: Christine R. Schwartz, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Discussant: Kelly Raley, University of Texas at Austin

  1. Joint Investments in Marriage and Cohabitation: The Role of Legal and Symbolic FactorsAnne-Rigt Poortman, Utrecht University; Melinda Mills, University of Groningen

  2. The Path to Marriage: Cohabitation and Wealth AccumulationJonathan E Vespa, Ohio State University; Matthew A Painter II, Ohio State University

  3. Breaking Up or Tying the Knot: A Longitudinal Qualitative Analysis of Union Transitions among Cohabiting Young AdultsPamela J. Smock, University of Michigan; Wendy D. Manning, Bowling Green State University

  4. The Relationship Between Impending Parenthood and Cohabitation Outcomes: Changes across TimeAnna Cunningham, Ohio State University

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