Thursday, April 11 / 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Meeting Room 306 (Level 3)

Session 18
The Role of Father's on Child Well-being

Chair: Garrett Pace, University of Michigan
Discussant: Marcia J. Carlson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Discussant: Paula Fomby, University of Michigan

1. Does It Matter If Mom and Dad Are Similarly Educated? Evidence From Chile on the Relationship Between Marital Sorting and Infant HealthAlejandra Abufhele , Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Andres Castro, University of Pennsylvania; Luca Maria Pesando, Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania.

2. When Mothers and Fathers Disagree: Differences in Ratings of Child Well-being Among Parent DyadsCatherine Boyd .

3. Father Involvement and Behavioral Outcomes Among Youth: Does Type of Father Involvement Matter?Sarah Gold , Princeton University; Kathryn Edin, Princeton University; Tim Nelson, Princeton University.

4. The Causal Effects of Cumulative Father Presence on Children’s Academic Performance: The Role of Behavior ProblemsSeulki Kim , University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY); Tse-Chuan Yang, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY).

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