Session 20:
Child and Youth Risk Behavior

Thursday, May 9
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
2nd Floor

Chair: Janet Currie, University of California at Los Angeles
Discussant: Seth G. Sanders, University of Maryland
Discussant: David Loughran, RAND

  1. Explaining Trends in Nonmarital Teen Birth Rates: 1981-1996Leonard M. Lopoo, Princeton University

  2. Education Effects on Adolescent Childbearing in South Africa: Community Norms on Individual BehaviorHeather J. Branton, University of Michigan

  3. Do Older Peers Affect Adolescent Behavior?Laura M. Argys, University of Colorado at Denver; Daniel I. Rees, University of Colorado at Denver

  4. Social and Behavioral Correlates of STD Acquisition and Condom Use in a National Sample of AdolescentsDawn Upchurch, University of California at Los Angeles; William M. Mason, University of California at Los Angeles

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