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Heterogeneous human capital, uncertainty, and the structure of plans: A market process approach to marriage and divorce

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  • Steven Horwitz

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  • Peter Lewin

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Article provided by Springer in its journal The Review of Austrian Economics.

Volume (Year): 21 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 1-21

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Handle: RePEc:kap:revaec:v:21:y:2008:i:1:p:1-21

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Keywords: Capital heterogeneity; No-fault divorce; Marriage; Marriage-specific human capital; Market process; Plan disequilibrium; Covenant marriage; D10; D13; D80; J22; J24; K19;

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