Session 23:
Union Formation

Thursday, March 30
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Santa Barbara B
Lobby Level

Chair: Ann Meier, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Michael J. Rosenfeld, Stanford University

  1. Maximizing Status or Homophily? How Individuals Choose among Socially Distant Partners under Varying Marriage Market ConditionsAudrey N. Beck, Duke University

  2. Mexican Migration and Its Effect on the Union Formation Patterns of Women in Sending CommunitiesKate H. Choi, University of California, Los Angeles

  3. Income Inequality and Educational Assortative Mating in the United States: Accounting for Trends from 1940 to 2003Robert D. Mare, University of California, Los Angeles; Christine R. Schwartz, University of California, Los Angeles

  4. Casting a Wider Net? Marriage Timing and Partner ChoiceKevin Shafer, Ohio State University; Zhenchao Qian, Ohio State University

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