Research Scholar, Reproductive Health and Family Formation, Child Trends
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Elizabeth Wildsmith is a family demographer who studies family formation and reproductive health. Her research examines the process of marriage, cohabitation, and childbearing, as well as how social and family contexts may increase exposure to, or offer protection from, risk factors associated with the negative health and well-being of women, children, and families. She has particular interest in the Hispanic population and much of her research has emphasized the importance of examining ethnic and nativity/generational differences within the Hispanic population.
Stories featuring Elizabeth Wildsmith
We are delighted to share a new research report in partnership with Child Trends: Data on Families with Low Incomes Across America Can Inform Two-Generation Approaches. In this new analysis, research experts Elizabeth Wildsmith and Marta Alvira-Hammond paint a detailed picture of how families in households with low incomes in the United States have changed …
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