Session 72:
New Approaches to Understanding Child Health: A Closer Look at the Family

Thursday, April 11
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Grand Chenier
5th Floor

Chair: Rachel Margolis, University of Western Ontario

  1. Married, Cohabiting, Single Parent, Extended and Skipped Generation Families: Family Structure and Children’s Health, Medical Care and Schooling Outcomes in the U.S.Patrick M. Krueger, University of Colorado at Denver; Douglas Jutte, University of California, Berkeley; Luisa Franzini, University of Texas at Houston; Irma T. Elo, University of Pennsylvania; Mark D. Hayward, University of Texas at Austin

  2. Family Structure and Child Health in the U.K.: Pathways to HealthLidia Panico, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Mel Bartley, International Centre for Life Course Studies in Society and Health; Anne McMunn, University College London; Yvonne Kelly, University of Essex; Amanda Sacker, University of Essex

  3. The Ways Weight Matters: The Intergenerational Transmission of Weight, Health and Human Capital DisadvantageHeide Jackson, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  4. Death of Parent in Early Life, Remarriage and Later-Life Suicide RiskMichael S. Hollingshaus, University of Utah; Ken R. Smith, University of Utah

  5. Does Family Health Insurance Coverage Matter for Children’s Health? Evidence from Auto-Enrollment in WisconsinLaura Dague, Texas A&M University

Other sessions on Marriage, Family, Households and Unions