Session 224:
Cross-Cultural Comparisons of Child Well-Being

Saturday, May 3
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Maine
5th Floor

Chair: Shelley Clark, McGill University
Discussant: Rachel E. Goldberg, Princeton University

  1. Are Improvements in Child Health Due to Increasing Status of Women in Developing Nations?Tim B. Heaton, Brigham Young University

  2. Household Structure and School Attendance in 67 Countries: Why Children with Absent Fathers Do Better in Some PlacesLaurie DeRose, University of Maryland; Paul Corcuera Garcia, Universidad de Piura; Andres Salazar, Universidad de La Sabana; Claudia Tarud, Universidad de Los Andes

  3. Early Maternal Employment and Children's School Readiness: A Comparative Analysis Using Contemporary Birth Cohort StudiesCaitlin McPherran Lombardi, Boston College

  4. Cross-National Differences in Early Family Instability by Socioeconomic StatusMarcia J. Carlson, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Alicia VanOrman, University of Wisconsin-Madison; So-Jung Lim, Utah State University

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