Marriage and Divorce in the U.S. : Testing for Cohort Size Effects
AbstractAlthough the common wisdom -- based largely on Vital Statistics available only for period through 1988 -- is that marriage is fast becoming a defunct institution, evidence derived from annual March CPS (1964-95) is used to demonstrate that there have been substantial changes in the long-term trends in marriage and divorce within the 20- 24 age group since 1988.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, Williams College in its series Department of Economics Working Papers with number 176.
Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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- J10 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - General
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- Macunovich, D.J., 1996. "Cohort Size Effects on US Enrollment Decisions," Williams Project on the Economics of Higher Education DP-36, Department of Economics, Williams College.
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