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

Session 117
The Economics of Divorce

Chair: Susan L. Brown, Bowling Green State University
Discussant: Megan M. Sweeney, University of California, Los Angeles

1. Split Equally? Gender Differences in Wealth Trajectories Following Separation in GermanyDiederik Boertien, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED), Universitat de Barcelona; Philipp M. Lersch , Humboldt Universität zu Berlin.

2. Impact of Divorce on Retirement SecurityAngela Hung, RAND Corporation; David Knapp , RAND Corporation.

3. Modeling the Economic Dynamics of DivorceTimothy Roeper , New York University; Neil G. Bennett, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR).

4. Family Size and the Risk of Poverty Following Divorce in Cross-National PerspectiveZachary Van Winkle , University of Oxford; Thomas Leopold, University of Amsterdam.

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