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The Proximate Determinants of Educational Homogamy: The Effects of First Marriage, Marital Dissolution, Remarriage, and Educational Upgrading

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  • Christine Schwartz & Robert Mare, 2012. "The Proximate Determinants of Educational Homogamy: The Effects of First Marriage, Marital Dissolution, Remarriage, and Educational Upgrading," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 49(2), pages 629-650, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:49:y:2012:i:2:p:629-650
    DOI: 10.1007/s13524-012-0093-0
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    1. Iñaki Permanyer & Joan García & Albert Esteve, 2013. "The Impact of Educational Homogamy on Isolated Illiteracy Levels," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 50(6), pages 2209-2225, December.
    2. Albert Esteve & Robert McCaa & Luis López, 2013. "The Educational Homogamy Gap Between Married and Cohabiting Couples in Latin America," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer;Southern Demographic Association (SDA), vol. 32(1), pages 81-102, February.
    3. repec:spr:eurpop:v:33:y:2017:i:4:d:10.1007_s10680-016-9407-z is not listed on IDEAS
    4. Rolf Becker & Ben Jann, 2016. "Educational expansion and homogamy. An analysis of the consequences of educational upgrading for assortative mating in Switzerland," University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers 25, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences.

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