Families & Financial Instability Grantees

Familial Response
The NCFMR funded the following projects supporting innovative approaches to research on families and financial instability. Grantees presented their research findings at the NCFMR in spring 2010 and provided working papers for inclusion in our Working Paper Series

Family Structure, Employment, and Retirement in Later Midlife
  • Regina Bures, PI, Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law, University of Florida
Does Homeownership Affect Relationship Stability?: Evidence from an Event History Analysis
  • Michal Grinstein-Weiss, PI, and Pajarita Charles, Co-I, School of Social Work, and Kim Manturuk, Co-I, Center for Community Capital, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hilll
    • WP-10-06
    • WP-10-18
      • Cited in Consumer Affairs.
        • Grinstein-Weiss, M., Charles, P., Guo, S., Manturuk, K., & Key, C. (2015). "Renters fared worse than homeowners during the Great Recession. Consumer Affairs.
      • Published in Social Science Review.
        • Grinstein-Weiss, M., Charles, P., Guo, S., Manturuk, K., & Key, C. (2011). "Home Ownership among Low-Income Households." Social Science Review, 85(3).
      • Published in  Journal of Urban Affairs.
        • Grinstein-Weiss, M., Yeo, Y., Anacker, K., Van Zandt, S., Freeze, E., & Quercia, R. G. (2011). "Homewonership and Neighborhood Satisfaction Among Low- and Moderate-Income Households." Journal of Urban Affairs, 33(3), 50-66; doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9906.2011.00549.x
Parental Job Loss and Marital Conflict
  • Ariel Kalil, PI, Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, The University of Chicago
  • Patrick Wightman, Co-I, Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan

Early Childhood Material Hardship and the Health of Children Born to Hispanic Families
  • Kammi Schmeer, PI, Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University
    • WP-11-1
      • Published in Social Science & Medicine.
        • Schmeer, K. (October 2012). "Early childhood economic disadvantage and the health of Hispanic children." Social Science & Medicine, 75(8), October 2012, 1523-1530 ISSN 0277 9536  

Grant Awardees