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State Policies to promote marriage

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  • Plamen Nikolov

    (The Lewin Group)

  • Karen Gardiner

    (The Lewin Group)

  • Mike Fishman

    (The Lewin Group)

Abstract

This paper includes policies that have been enacted in the U.S., as well as those proposed. Also included are policies proposed or adopted prior to PRWORA and those suggested after the law's passage. This report inventories marriage policies in the 50 states and District of Columbia in the following ten areas: Campaigns, commissions and proclamations Divorce laws and procedures Marriage and relationship preparation and education State tax policies State cash assistance policies State Medicaid policies State vital statistics Marriage support and promotion Youth education and development Specialty programs

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  • Plamen Nikolov & Karen Gardiner & Mike Fishman, 2003. "State Policies to promote marriage," HEW 0306003, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwphe:0306003
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    3. Martin Halla & Mario Lackner & Johann Scharler, 2016. "Does the Welfare State Destroy the Family? Evidence from OECD Member Countries," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 118(2), pages 292-323, April.
    4. Wolfgang Frimmel & Martin Halla & Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, 2014. "Can Pro-Marriage Policies Work? An Analysis of Marginal Marriages," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 51(4), pages 1357-1379, August.
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    6. Cáceres-Delpiano, Julio & Giolito, Eugenio P., 2008. "How Unilateral Divorce Affects Children," IZA Discussion Papers 3342, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    7. Ho-Po Crystal Wong, 2014. "The Importance of Credible Commitments in Marriage: The Effect of Recognizing Homemakers’ Contribution in Property Division at Divorce in Law on Marital Formation and Dissolution," Working Papers 14-32, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.

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    Keywords

    lewin group marriage economics welfare;

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    • I - Health, Education, and Welfare

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