Friday, April 1 / 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM   •   Thurgood Marshall West

Session 76:
Cohabitation, Relationship Quality, and Union Stability

Chair: Margaret L. Usdansky, Syracuse University
Discussant: Jason Fields, U.S. Census Bureau

  1. Premarital Cohabitation and Marital Quality: A ReassessmentSpencer James, Pennsylvania State University ; Brett Beattie, Pennsylvania State University

  2. Cohabitation and Trends in the Structure and Stability of Children's Family LivesSheela Kennedy, University of Minnesota ; Larry Bumpass, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  3. Marriage, Cohabitation, and the Happiness Gap in Comparative PerspectiveKristen S. Lee, University at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY) ; Hiroshi Ono, Texas A&M University

  4. Cohabitation and Marital Dissolution: The Significance of Marriage CohortWendy D. Manning, Bowling Green State University ; Jessica A. Cohen, Bowling Green State University

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