Saturday, May 3 / 12:30 PM - 2:20 PM   •   LaSalle

Session 163:
Transitions Into and Out of Cohabitation

Chair: Dawn Upchurch, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Robert Lerman, Urban Institute
Discussant: Julien O. Teitler, Columbia University

  1. The Formation of Cohabiting Unions: New Perspectives from Qualitative DataWendy D. Manning, Bowling Green State University ; Pamela J. Smock, University of Michigan

  2. Why Cohabit? Analyses of the Circumstances Surrounding Union FormationKaren B. Guzzo, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  3. Cohabitation Dissolution and DistressSarah A. Avellar, University of Michigan

  4. Trial Marriage Reconsidered: Evidence for a Positive Causal Effect of Cohabitation on Marital StabilityFelix Elwert, Harvard University

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