Marriage and earnings
AbstractAn empirical investigation of the relationship between marriage and wages, arguing that marriage signals certain unobservable individual characteristics - including ability, honesty, loyalty, dependability, and determination - which are valued by employers, and that failure to control for the correlation of the fixed effects with marriage leads to an upward bias in the marital status coefficient.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland in its journal Economic Review.
Volume (Year): (1995)
Issue (Month): Q IV ()
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- James F. Ragan & Jr. & Mushtaq A. Khan, 2007. "Dual-Career Couples in Academia : Does Wage Growth Suffer When OneÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Partner Works for the Same University?," Labor Economics Working Papers 22276, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
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- Arif Mamun, 2012. "Cohabitation Premium in Men’s Earnings: Testing the Joint Human Capital Hypothesis," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 33(1), pages 53-68, March.
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