A Tale of Two Shares: The Relationship between the "Illegitimacy" Ratio and the Marriage Share
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- Gray, Jo Anna & Stockard, Jean & Stone, Joe, 2006. "A tale of two shares: The relationship between the "illegitimacy" ratio and the marriage share," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 90(2), pages 242-248, February.
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Keywordsfertility; illegitimacy ratio; marriage; non-marital births; non-marital fertility ratio;
- J10 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - General
- I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
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