Thursday, April 11 / 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session 100
Family Demography: Methods and Projections

Chair: Robert Schoen, Pennsylvania State University
Discussant: Andrew Noymer, University of California, Irvine

1. The Life Expectancy of Older Couples and Surviving Spouses?Janice Compton, University of Manitoba; Robert A. Pollak , Washington University in St. Louis.

2. Assessing the Degree of Linked Life Course Sequences of Family Dyads and TriadsTim Liao , University of Illinois.

3. Kin Dependency Ratios: An Extension and Application of the Goodman Method for Estimating the Availability of KinPil H. Chung , University of California, Berkeley; Monica Alexander, University of Toronto.

4. Formal Demography of Kinship: A Matrix ApproachHal Caswell , University of Amsterdam.

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