Session 135:
Paternity Establishment and Father's Investments in Children

Saturday, April 2
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Rooms 401-402
Level 4

Chair: Vincent Evans, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH
Discussant: Irwin Garfinkel, Columbia University
Discussant: Elizabeth Peters, Cornell University

  1. Who Gets a Paternity Test? Results from Maryland Child Support OfficesDavid Bishai, Johns Hopkins University; Nan M. Astone, Johns Hopkins University

  2. What Do Daddies Do? A More Complete Father Involvement Measure for Married, Cohabiting and Nonresidential MenAllison P. Deschamps, University of Chicago

  3. Do Unmarried, Non-Resident, Low-Income Fathers Provide Support for Their Children? Evidence from a Low-Income Inner-City PopulationIrma T. Elo, University of Pennsylvania; Laryssa Mykyta, University of Pennsylvania; Jennifer Culhane, Drexel University

  4. Addressing Internal Reliability and Predictive Validity Concerns of Survey Reports of Father InvolvementDaphne Hernandez; Rebekah Levine Coley, Boston College

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