Should Public Policy Promote Marriage? How Can It?
Chair: Robert Lerman, American University
Discussant: Marcia J. Carlson, Columbia University
Can We Promote Child Well-Being by Promoting Marriage? Gregory Acs, Urban Institute
Links between Premarital Cohabitation and Subsequent Marital Quality, Stability, and Divorce: A Comparison of Covenant versus Standard Marriages Susan L. Brown, Bowling Green State University ; Laura A. Sanchez, Bowling Green State University ; Steven Nock, University of Virginia ; James D. Wright, Central Florida University
How Can Public Policy Promote Healthy Marriage?: The Couples' Perspective Lina Guzman, Child Trends ; Kristin Moore, Child Trends ; Gregory Matthews, Child Trends ; Zakia Redd, Child Trends ; Susan Jekielek, Child Trends ; Jacinta M.H. Bronte-Tinkew, Child Trends ; Suzanne Ryan, Child Trends
We Got Married, Now What? Family Dynamics and Economic Well-Being after Marriage Rukmalie Jayakody, Pennsylvania State University ; Kristin Seefeldt, University of Michigan
Other sessions on Marriage, Family and Households