Explaining Family Change and Variation: Challenges for Family Demographers.

  title={Explaining Family Change and Variation: Challenges for Family Demographers.},
  author={Judith A. Seltzer and Christine A. Bachrach and Suzanne M. Bianchi and Caroline H Bledsoe and Lynne M. Casper and Patricia Lindsay Chase-Lansdale and Thomas A Diprete and V. Joseph Hotz and S. P. Morgan and Seth G. Sanders and D. Paul Thomas},
  journal={Journal of marriage and the family},
  volume={67 4},
Twenty years ago, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) issued a request for proposals that resulted in the National Survey of Families and Households (NSFH), a unique survey valuable to a wide range of family scholars. This paper describes the efforts of an interdisciplinary group of family demographers to build on the progress enabled by the NSFH and many other theoretical and methodological innovations. Our work, also supported by NICHD, will develop plans for… CONTINUE READING

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