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The Economics of Marriage

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  • Shoshana A. Grossbard

Abstract

Shoshana Grossbard, a leading scholar in this field, has selected the most influential classic and recent articles which highlight the economic importance of marriage and related institutions. The volume first considers marriage and related outcomes, including cohabitation, matching, brideprice and dowry, and law and economic questions relating to divorce. It then investigates the consequences of marriage and marriage markets for labour supply, household production, wages, consumption, household finance, education and fertility. A clear original introduction by the editor provides an illuminating guide to the selected articles and to their place within the economic and demographic literature.

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  • Shoshana A. Grossbard (ed.), 2015. "The Economics of Marriage," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 16036, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eebook:16036
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