Session 75:
The Family and the Macroeconomy

Thursday, May 1
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Harvard
3rd Floor

Chair: Timothy M. Smeeding, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Discussant: Kosali Simon, Indiana University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Discussant: Lisa Dettling, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

  1. How Did the Housing and Labor Market Crises Affect Young Adults' Living Arrangements?Anne E. Winkler, University of Missouri, St. Louis; William Rogers, University of Missouri, St. Louis

  2. A U.S. Analysis of the Macro-Economics of Family Formation: Marrying in the Great Recession and Prior Post-Industrial RecessionsC. Soledad Espinoza, U.S. Census Bureau and Johns Hopkins University

  3. The Effect of the Business Cycle at College Graduation on FertilityBarbara Hofmann, University of Mannheim and Institute for Employment Research (IAB); Katrin Hohmeyer, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

  4. Leaving School in an Economic Downturn: Long-Run Effects on Marriage and FertilityJohanna Catherine Maclean, University of Pennsylvania; Reginald Covington, Cornell University; Asia Sikora, University of Nebraska Medical Center

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