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

Session 119
Marriage, Assortative Mating and Inequality

Chair: Christine R. Schwartz, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Discussant: Pilar Gonalons Pons, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Christine R. Schwartz, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1. The Wealth of Parents: Trends Over Time in Assortative Mating Based on Parental WealthDiederik Boertien, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED), Universitat de Barcelona; Sander Wagner , École Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Économique; Mette Gørtz, University of Copenhagen.

2. Educational Assortative Mating, Development, and Inequality in Sub-Saharan AfricaLuca Maria Pesando , Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania.

3. Spousal Earnings Association and Earnings Inequality Among Married Couples in Urban China, 1988–2013: The Role of High-Earning CouplesYifan Shen , Brown University.

4. A New Methodological Framework for Studying Status Exchange in MarriageYu Xie , Princeton University; Hao Dong, Peking University.

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