Session 5:
Public Policy and the Family

Thursday, March 31
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Rooms 309-310
Level 3

Chair: Robert D. Plotnick, University of Washington
Discussant: Andrew J. Cherlin, Johns Hopkins University

  1. Welfare Reform and Children’s Living ArrangementsRachel Dunifon, Cornell University; Kathryn Hynes, Cornell University

  2. Child Support Enforcement and Bargaining among Married and Cohabiting CouplesAngela R. Fertig, Indiana University; Sara McLanahan, Princeton University

  3. Do Private Safety Nets Increase Employment and Reduce Welfare Receipt among Single Mothers?Kristen Harknett, University of Pennsylvania

  4. Economic Incentives and Family FormationAudrey Light, Ohio State University; Yoshiaki Omori, Otaru University of Commerce

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