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Marriage, Assets, and Savings

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  • Lupton, J.
  • Smith, J.P.

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This paper explores the relationship between household type and asset accumulation. Households distinguish principally along standard demographic lines -whether they marry, divorce, seperate or become widowed. To accomplish this goal, we rely on two household surveys with high quality wealth modules.

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  • Lupton, J. & Smith, J.P., 1999. "Marriage, Assets, and Savings," Papers 99-12, RAND - Labor and Population Program.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:randlp:99-12
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    Keywords

    MARRIAGE ; SAVINGS ; HOUSEHOLD;

    JEL classification:

    • J12 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Marriage; Marital Dissolution; Family Structure
    • G10 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)
    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth

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