Session 127:
Demography of Rural America

Friday, April 1
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Room 407
Level 4

Chair: David L. Brown, Cornell University
Discussant: Leif Jensen, Pennsylvania State University

  1. Nonmetropolitan Status and Kindergarteners’ Early Literacy Skills: Is There a Rural Disadvantage?Rachel E. Durham, Pennsylvania State University; P. Johnelle Smith, Pennsylvania State University

  2. Migration of Recent College Graduates: Rurality of Destination and Reason for MoveRuth E. Heuer, RTI International

  3. The Rising Incidence of Natural Decrease in Nonmetropolitan American CountiesKenneth M. Johnson, Loyola University Chicago

  4. Hispanic Population Growth and Labor Force Reception in New Rural Destinations of the United StatesWilliam A. Kandel, U.S. Department of Agriculture (DOA); Robert Gibbs, U.S. Department of Agriculture (DOA)

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