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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1315–1339.
Published: 12 April 2013
... for time-invariant unobserved characteristics. We find evidence of a sizable marriage premium. However, this premium fell by more than 40 % between 1989 and 2004, largely as a result of declining selection into marriage by race. Accounting for selection reduces ordinary least squares estimates...
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Published: 12 April 2013
Fig. 2 Birth weight–marriage premium, 1989–2004. Data are from the 1989–2004 Natality Detail Files. The sample is restricted to mothers over age 18. The adjusted premium includes controls for mother’s age, education, and race; infant birth order and gender; an indicator for the presence More
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Published: 12 April 2013
Fig. 3 Contribution of covariates to marriage premium, 1989–2004 (birth weight, in grams). Data are from the 1989–2004 Natality Detail Files. The sample is restricted to mothers over age 18. Results are from a Gelbach decomposition of the contribution of the indicated covariates to the observed More
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 961–983.
Published: 21 April 2017
... and wealth. Using unique data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (2002, 2007, and 2012), I apply random-effects and fixed-effects regression models to test my expectations. I find that both women and men experience substantial marriage wealth premiums not only in household wealth but also in personal...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 1007–1028.
Published: 22 March 2017
... together literatures on (1) the male marriage wage premium; (2) selection into marriage based on men’s economic circumstances; and (3) the transition to adulthood, during which both union formation and unusually rapid improvements in work outcomes often occur. Using data from the National Longitudinal...
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Demography (2004) 41 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 May 2004
... family income, regardless of whether they cohabit or marry, whereas men’s needs-adjusted income levels remain unchanged when men make these same transitions. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2004 2004 Married Couple Total Family Income Adult Equivalent Marriage Premium...
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Published: 21 April 2017
Fig. 1 Expected marriage premiums at the personal and household level for women and men More
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 623–647.
Published: 01 August 2007
.... Together, the stimulus to hours worked and wage rates generates an 18%–19% increase in earnings, with about one-third to one-half of the marriage earnings premium attributable to higher work effort. At the same time, higher wage rates and hours worked encourage men to marry and to stay married. Thus, being...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1197–1216.
Published: 24 January 2013
... 24 1 2013 © Population Association of America 2013 2013 Educational homogamy Assortative mating Marriage premium Distributed fixed effects Earnings Marriage and cohabitation not only affect immediate family life but may also have long-term individual economic implications...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 983–1004.
Published: 21 June 2011
...: individuals who marry their one and only cohabiting partner experience a wealth premium that is twice as large as that for married individuals who never cohabited prior to marrying. Results remain robust over time despite cohabiters’ selection out of marriage, yet vary by race/ethnicity. We conclude...
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1243–1268.
Published: 01 July 2015
... 5 2015 1 7 2015 © Population Association of America 2015 2015 Same-sex partnership Marriage premium Paternity presumption In 1989, Denmark became the first country to legally recognize same-sex unions. Since then, some 30 countries have followed suit, with France being...
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Published: 22 March 2017
after the start of a second marriage. Conventional fixed-effects models with dummy variables for current marital status show a 3.8 % marriage premium and a 5.0 % divorce penalty. We cannot reject the joint null hypothesis of linearity throughout the entire window in either model, nor can we reject More
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Demography (1995) 32 (4): 483–507.
Published: 01 November 1995
...Linda J. Waite 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1995 1995 Primary Partner Marital Disruption Current Population Report Negative Health Behavior Marriage Premium References Astone N. M. , & McLanahan S. S. ( 1994 ). Family Structure...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 1093–1117.
Published: 01 June 2021
... market following marriage may also have contributed to growing spouses' economic homogamy. Wage returns to marriage could also play a role to the extent they have declined or become less gendered. The evidence points against this, however. Both women and men receive marriage premiums, the size...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 481–506.
Published: 28 April 2011
... a statistically significant survival advantage for both married men and married women, and additionally a statistically significant premium in the married survival advantage of men. This male marriage advantage is consistent with Rogers’ ( 1995 ) statistically significant findings from matched death and exposure...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 153–182.
Published: 29 January 2015
... regression coefficients between models . American Journal of Sociology , 100 , 1261 – 1293 . 10.1086/230638 Cohen , P. N. ( 2002 ). Cohabitation and the declining marriage premium for men . Work and Occupations , 29 , 346 – 363 . 10.1177/0730888402029003004 Conley , D. ( 1999...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1881–1902.
Published: 10 September 2020
...., Black et al. 2017 ; Krueger 2017 ). 5 The theoretical underpinnings of this research go back to Becker ( 1974 ). 6 This hypothesis is consistent with the literature on marriage premiums, which has consistently found that documented marriage wage premiums are mostly driven...
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Demography (2013) 50 (6): 2287–2296.
Published: 27 November 2013
..., Kasey S., and Joseph Price. Selection and the Marriage Premium for Infant Health ...........................................................................1315–1339 Brummund, Peter. See Francine D. Blau .........................................................471–494 Breschi, Marco. See...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 895–921.
Published: 01 November 2010
.../ssre.2001.0728 Light A. ( 2004 ). Gender Differences in the Marriage and Cohabitation Income Premium . Demography , 41 , 263 – 84 . 10.1353/dem.2004.0016 Lillard L.A. , Brien M.J. , & Waite L.J. ( 1995 ). Premarital Cohabitation and Subsequent Marital...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1663–1680.
Published: 25 September 2018
... ) found that married, residential, and biological fathers earned a larger wage premium than unmarried fathers, nonresidential fathers, or stepfathers. Killewald and Gough ( 2013 ) also found that marriage increased the fatherhood wage premium. Most of these studies used the NLSY79, which has prevented...
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