On December 11, 2013 at 2PM ET, Dr. Craigie will host a webinar titled Family Structure, Stability, and Child Wellbeing. During the webinar, Dr. Craigie will discuss the determinants and effects of family structure and instability, as well as the pathways through which child wellbeing is affected. Topics to be covered during Dr. Craigie’s webinar include key determinants of family structure and stability, whether child outcomes vary by family structure, the advantages and disadvantages of formal versus informal child support, and implications for policy and future research. Click here to register.
During the webinar, Dr. Craigie will answer questions submitted by SSRC users and webinar participants. Questions can be submitted any time before the webinar through the SSRC’s Ask a Question feature.
Publications authored or co-authored by Dr. Craigie include:
• Family Structure, Stability, and Outcomes of Five-Year Old Children (2012)
• Informal Child Support Contributions in Black Female-Headed Families (2012)
• Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing (2010)
About Terry-Ann Craigie:
Terry-Ann Craigie is the SSRC Emerging Scholar for October-December 2013. Dr. Craigie received her Ph.D. in Economics from Michigan State University in 2009. She currently is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Connecticut College. Previously, she was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at The Bendheim-Thoman Center for Research on Child Wellbeing at Princeton University from July 2009-June 2011, a Visiting Scholar at the University of Michigan, National Poverty Center in June 2010, and a Visiting Scholar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Institute for Research on Poverty in October 2009. Dr. Craigie’s research interests include labor economics, economics of the family, and urban economics. Her recent research projects focus on the effects of family structure and stability on early child wellbeing as well as child support receipts in complex family structures.