Session 153:
Family, Race/Ethnicity, and Poverty in Rural America

Saturday, April 2
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Rooms 411-412
Level 4

Chair: David L. Brown, Cornell University
Discussant: Thomas Hirschl, Cornell University

  1. The Macroeconomy, Social Policies, and Poverty: Is the Relationship Different in Rural America?Craig G. Gundersen, Iowa State University

  2. Spatial Decomposition of Persistent Poverty in the United StatesMarlene A. Lee, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Joachim Singelmann, Louisiana State University

  3. The Work Preferences and Labor Force Participation of Rural MothersAmy E. Pirretti, Pennsylvania State University; Karina M. Shreffler, Pennsylvania State University; Stephanie Lanza; Ann Crouter

  4. Race, Place and Family: Race/Ethnic Differences among Nonmetro Female-Headed FamiliesAnastasia R. Snyder, Pennsylvania State University; Diane K. McLaughlin, Pennsylvania State University; Jill L. Findeis, Pennsylvania State University; Alishia Coleman, Pennsylvania State University; Mary Ann Demi, Pennsylvania State University

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