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The Proximate Determinants of Educational Homogamy: The Effects of First Marriage, Marital Dissolution, Remarriage, and Educational Upgrading

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  • Christine Schwartz

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  • Robert Mare

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    Volume (Year): 49 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 (May)
    Pages: 629-650

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    Keywords: Educational homogamy; Assortative mating; Marriage; Remarriage; Divorce;

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    1. Gary S. Becker, 1974. "A Theory of Marriage: Part II," NBER Chapters, in: Marriage, Family, Human Capital, and Fertility, pages 11-26 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    7. Joshua Goldstein, 1999. "The leveling of divorce in the united states," Demography, Springer, vol. 36(3), pages 409-414, August.
    8. Christine Schwartz, 2010. "Pathways to educational homogamy in marital and cohabiting unions," Demography, Springer, vol. 47(3), pages 735-753, August.
    9. Maria Cancian & Deborah Reed, 1999. "The impact of wives’ earnings on income inequality: Issues and estimates," Demography, Springer, vol. 36(2), pages 173-184, May.
    10. Zhenchao Qian, 1998. "Changes in assortative mating: The impact of age and education, 1970–1890," Demography, Springer, vol. 35(3), pages 279-292, August.
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    1. Albert Esteve & Robert McCaa & Luis López, 2013. "The Educational Homogamy Gap Between Married and Cohabiting Couples in Latin America," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer, vol. 32(1), pages 81-102, February.
    2. Iñaki Permanyer & Joan García & Albert Esteve, 2013. "The Impact of Educational Homogamy on Isolated Illiteracy Levels," Demography, Springer, vol. 50(6), pages 2209-2225, December.

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