Thursday, September 1 / 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM   •   Room P 4

Session 31:
Cohabitation versus marriage

Chair: Ann Evans, Australian National University

  1. Unmarried cohabitation in Ireland: towards post-Catholic family dynamics? Benoît Laplante, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS); Clara Cortina, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Teresa Castro Martin, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC); Ana Laura Fostik, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS);

  2. Marriage and cohabitation in the Americas: geo-historical legacies and new trends Ron J. Lesthaeghe, University of Michigan and University of California, Irvine; Albert Esteve, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED), UAB;

  3. The effect of mothers' education on childbearing in marriage or cohabitation - economic independence versus status attainment Alexander Mack, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences;

  4. Comparing the benefits of cohabitation and marriage for health in mid-life: is the relationship similar across countries? Sharon Sassler, Cornell University; Brienna Perelli-Harris, University of Southampton; Ann Evans, Australian National University; Trude Lappegård, Statistics Norway; Marta Styrc, University of Southampton; Fenaba Addo, University of Wisconsin-Madison;

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