Friday, May 2 / 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM   •   Carver

Session 68:
Social and Economic Forces and the Transition to Motherhood

Chair: Anjani Chandra, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Discussant: Steven P. Martin, University of Maryland

  1. Distribution of the Age at First Birth among US Women 1984-1993: An Analysis of a Bimodal PatternRachel Sullivan, University of California, Berkeley

  2. Do College-Educated Women Reduce Their Motherhood Wage Penalty by Delaying Childbearing?Catalina Amuedo Dorantes, San Diego State University ; Jean Kimmel, Western Michigan University

  3. Entry to Motherhood and Higher Education in Three Regimes of Welfare CapitalismMichael Rendall, University of London ; Encarnacion Aracil, Universidad Complutense ; Christos Bagavos, University of Athens ; Alessandra DeRose, Università di Roma "La Sapienza" ; A Dharmalingam, University of Waikato ; Heather Joshi, University of London ; Lisbeth B. Knudsen, Aalborg University ; Philip Merrigan, Université du Québec à Montréal ; Lene Meyer, Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques (INSEE) ; Ian Pool, University of Waikato ; Filomena Racioppi, Università di Roma ; Janet Sceats, Portal Consulting and Associates Ltd. ; Georgia Verropoulou, University of Thrace

  4. On the Changing Relationship between Fertility and Female Employment over Space and TimeHenriette Engelhardt, Austrian Academy of Sciences ; Alexia Fuernkranz-Prskawetz, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

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