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Family Financial Risk Taking When the Wife Earns More

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  • Nancy Jianakoplos
  • Alexandra Bernasek

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  • Nancy Jianakoplos & Alexandra Bernasek, 2008. "Family Financial Risk Taking When the Wife Earns More," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 29(2), pages 289-306, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jfamec:v:29:y:2008:i:2:p:289-306
    DOI: 10.1007/s10834-008-9102-2
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