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Cohabitation Premium in Men’s Earnings: Testing the Joint Human Capital Hypothesis

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  • Arif Mamun

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Family and Economic Issues.

    Volume (Year): 33 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 53-68

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jfamec:v:33:y:2012:i:1:p:53-68

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    Keywords: Cohabitation; Marriage; Wage premium;

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