Session 194:
Determinants of Birth Timing

Saturday, May 3
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Clarendon/Dartmouth
3rd Floor

Chair: John B. Casterline, Ohio State University
Discussant: Anna Matysiak, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

  1. Regional Variation in Personality Is Associated with Regional Variation in the Level and Shape of the Fertility Schedule across the United StatesDaniel A. Briley, University of Texas at Austin; Joseph E. Potter, University of Texas at Austin; Peter Rentfrow, University of Cambridge; Samuel Gosling, University of Texas at Austin; Jeff Potter, Atof Inc., Cambridge, MA; Elliot Tucker-Drob, University of Texas at Austin

  2. Can a Cash Transfer to Families Change Fertility Timing?Synøve N. Andersen, Statistics Norway; Nina Drange, Statistics Norway

  3. Further Estimates of the Contribution of Rising Educational Participation to Fertility Postponement: A Model-Based Decomposition for the U.K., France and BelgiumKarel Neels, Universiteit Antwerpen; Michael Murphy, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); Maire Ni Bhrolchain, University of Southampton; Eva Beaujouan, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

  4. Employment Impacts on Entry to Parenthood in Different Family-Policy RegimesMichael S. Rendall, University of Maryland; Alessandra De Rose, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; Frauke Kreute, University of Maryland; Lori Reeder, University of Maryland; Marit Ronsen, Statistics Norway; Laurent Toulemon, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

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