Thursday, March 31 / 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM   •   Salon J

Session 8:
Union Formation

Chair: Julie E. Brines, University of Washington
Discussant: Nancy S. Landale, Pennsylvania State University

  1. The "Wedding-Ring": An Agent-Based Marriage Model Based on Social InfluenceThomas Fent, Vienna Institute of Demography ; Alexia Fuernkranz-Prskawetz, Vienna Institute of Demography ; Belinda Aparicio Diaz, Vienna Institute of Demography

  2. Spatial Homogamy: Geographical Dimensions of the Partner Market in the NetherlandsKaren Haandrikman, University of Groningen ; Leo van Wissen, University of Groningen / NIDI ; Peter Groote, University of Groningen

  3. Adolescent Romantic Relationships and Young Adult Union FormationAnn Meier, University of Minnesota

  4. Rating and Dating Revisited: How Social and Formal Organizational Attributes Shape the Formation of Adolescent Romantic RelationshipsKelly Raley, University of Texas at Austin ; Ken Frank, Michigan State University

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