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Duke University
Wealth inequality, Child Well being, Poverty, Marriage, Fertility, Social Class
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My areas of research include wealth inequality for families with children, class differences in marriage and fertility, and the effects of job loss on family and child well-being.

Recent Publications

Gassman-Pines, A., Gibson-Davis, C.M., Ananat, E. (2015) “How economic downturns affect children’s development: An interdisciplinary perspective on pathways of influence.” Child Development Perspectives. 9: 233-238.

Gibson-Davis, C.M. and Rackin, H.  “Marriage or carriage? Trends in union context and birth type by education.”  Journal of Marriage and Family. 76: 506–519

Rackin, H. and Gibson-Davis, C.M.  (2016) “The kids are all right:  Trends in family instability and union length.  Manuscript under review.

Gibson-Davis, C.M. and Percheski, C. (2016) “The kids may not be alright: US net worth inequality by family life stage, 1989-2013.” Manuscript in preparation.

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