Marriage and earnings
An empirical investigation of the relationship between marriage and wages, arguing that marriage signals certain unobservable individual characteristics - including ability, honesty, loyalty, dependability, and determination - which are valued by employers, and that failure to control for the correlation of the fixed effects with marriage leads to an upward bias in the marital status coefficient.
Volume (Year): (1995)
Issue (Month): Q IV ()
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