The effects of income and children on marital happiness — evidence from middle- and old-aged couples
AbstractThis study finds that marital happiness initially increases with income and then remains more or less constant. It is likely that there exists an optimal number of children.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Applied Economics Letters.
Volume (Year): 12 (2005)
Issue (Month): 8 ()
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