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Female Employment and Divorce: Taking Into Account a Social Multiplier




A model of interactions of marriage and labor markets, taking into account a feedback process from aggregate divorce rates on individuals' decisions, explains why small changes in men's attitudes towards sharing the breadwinner role with their wives may change female labor force participation rates and divorce rates considerably.

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  • Michael Neugart, 2012. "Female Employment and Divorce: Taking Into Account a Social Multiplier," Mathematical Population Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(2), pages 63-72, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:mpopst:v:19:y:2012:i:2:p:63-72 DOI: 10.1080/08898480.2012.666941

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