Thursday, April 11 / 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 65
Union Formation

Chair: Brienna Perelli-Harris, University of Southampton
Discussant: Shelley Clark, McGill University

1. A Waning Institution? Prevalence, Quality, and Nature of Polygynous Marriages in Sub-Saharan AfricaSophia Chae , Population Council; Victor Agadjanian, University of California, Los Angeles.

2. Using Material Exchange to Index Types of Relationships: Union Formation, Vulnerability and Health in Rural MalawiSarah Garver , University of Chicago; Jenny Trinitapoli, University of Chicago.

3. The Persistence of Arranged Marriage in Urban India: New Evidence From the Delhi National Capital RegionMegan Reed , University of Pennsylvania.

4. Mixed Horizons: The Complexity of Marriage Formation and Bridewealth in Rural South AfricaChristie Sennott , Purdue University; Sangeetha Madhavan, University of Maryland, College Park; Youngeun Nam, Purdue University.

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