Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood

Young adulthood is an overlooked era. Yet ages 18 to 30 is a time of profound change. The Network on Transitions to Adulthood is examining this important developmental period, shedding new light on what it means to become an adult in America. Read more

About this Research Network

This network has received funding from 2000 to the present.

Network Chair

Frank Furstenberg, Ph.D.
Chair
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Patricia Miller, Network Administrator
Dept of Sociology
3718 Locust Walk
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 898-1569
pmiller@pop.upenn.edu

Barbara Ray
Communications Director
Chicago, IL
(312) 608-0200
hiredpen@hiredpenchicago.com

For additional information, contact Stephen Stinson, (312) 726-8000 or sstinson@macfound.org

Research

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Most Young Adults Receive Significant Financial Assistance from Family

Research finds that most young adults receive financial assistance from their family and that the average annual transfers is roughly $7,500. Read More 

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