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For love or money: why married men make more

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  • Abbigail J. Chiodo
  • Michael T. Owyang

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Whether it's because of employer bias or their own hard work, men who've married are paid more than those who've never said "I do."

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  • Abbigail J. Chiodo & Michael T. Owyang, 2002. "For love or money: why married men make more," The Regional Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, issue Apr, pages 10-11.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedlre:y:2002:i:apr:p:10-11
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    1. Petersen, Trond & Penner, Andrew & Hogsnes, Geir, 2007. "From Motherhood Penalties to Fatherhood Premia: The New Challenge for Family Policy," Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, Working Paper Series qt9fw3f7vj, Institute of Industrial Relations, UC Berkeley.
    2. Petersen, Trond & Penner, Andrew & Hogsnes, Geir, 2006. "The Male Marital Wage Premium: Sorting Versus Differential Pay," Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, Working Paper Series qt2053f73v, Institute of Industrial Relations, UC Berkeley.
    3. Ribar, David C., 2004. "What Do Social Scientists Know About the Benefits of Marriage? A Review of Quantitative Methodologies," IZA Discussion Papers 998, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    4. Wang, Le, 2013. "Estimating returns to education when the IV sample is selective," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 21(C), pages 74-85.

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    Income distribution ; Wages;

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