Examining Homeleaving Processes during the Transition to Adulthood
Sung S. Park, University of California, Los Angeles
Homeleaving during the transition to adulthood is a complex process which can be attributed to both residential and economic autonomy. Using the National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth, I study the correlates associated first homeleaving. By examining the homeleaving experiences of different cohorts, I consider how changes to individual and family characteristics as well as structural or economic opportunities and constraints explain the timing and route of leaving the parental nest.
Presented in Session P4. Children and Youth/Population and Aging