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Demography (2022) 59 (5): 1911–1928.
Published: 01 October 2022
... of unilateral and no-fault divorce. In particular, we show that the increasing then decreasing pattern of effects found by Wolfers (2006) can be generated by a time-invariant effect of treatment in a proportional hazard setting. We conclude that often implicit assumptions about how the data are generated...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2103–2126.
Published: 30 October 2014
... in replacement thereof. Moreover, where fault grounds have been kept, they have been decreasingly used and usually do not affect the question of alimony payments (Goode 1993 :32). The third change has been a shift from divorce legislation requiring mutual consent to laws permitting unilateral divorce. Apart...
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Demography (2003) 40 (1): 171–189.
Published: 01 February 2003
... the effects of divorce law on child support and ali- mony. Weitzman (1985) and Peters (1986) both found that alimony and child support were significantly lower in states with no-fault or unilateral divorce laws. In contrast, Jacob (1989) found that the effects of no-fault divorce were either modestly benign...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 895–921.
Published: 01 November 2010
... a no-fault or unilateral divorce is granted; the separation duration variable equals 0 if the state imposes no separation requirement.12 Both the theoretical and empirical effects of no-fault or unilateral divorce laws on divorce decisions have been debated in the litera- ture for many years (Becker et al...
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Demography (1993) 30 (4): 719–735.
Published: 01 November 1993
...: Does No-Fault Divorce Make a Difference? . Family Law Quarterly , 14 ( 3 ), 141 – 85 . Williams, Robert G. 1987. “Development of Guidelines for Child Support Orders: Advisory Panel Recommendations and Final Report.” Report to U.S. Office of Child Support Enforcement. Demography, Vol. 30, No.4...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 1013–1038.
Published: 16 January 2013
... the estimated coefficient on home-country divorce rates. References Akerlof , G. A. , & Kranton , R. E. ( 2000 ). Economics and identity . Quarterly Journal of Economics , 115 , 715 – 753 . 10.1162/003355300554881 Allen , D. W. ( 1998 ). No-fault divorce in Canada: Its...
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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 425–441.
Published: 01 August 1993
... le Nombre (pp. 223 – 42 ). Paris : INED . Ryder Norman B. ( 1964 ). The Process of Demographic Translation . Demography , 1 , 74 – 82 . 10.2307/2060032 Sepler Harvey J. ( 1981 ). easuring the Effects of No-Fault Divorce Laws across Fifty States: Quantifying a Zeitgeist...
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Demography (1996) 33 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 February 1996
.... Our theory suggests that individuals make these trade-offs so as to reduce uncertainty. On this basis, we derive a number of propositions about the value of children to people in differ- ent social circumstances. LSL fault our theory for its limited potential, logical in- consistency, and empirical...
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 671–696.
Published: 01 November 2004
... in the timing of the divorce revolution the transition from fault-based divorce to divorce by mutual consent and the transition from divorce by mutual consent to unilateral divorce. Gruber 20. The fact that children of widows have educational outcomes that are similar to those of children in traditional...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1575–1602.
Published: 01 August 2021
... States. California was the first U.S. state to pass unilateral no-fault divorce legislation in 1969, which allows one partner to petition for divorce on the grounds of irreconcilable differences. By the mid-1980s, nearly all U.S. states had legislated no-fault divorce, although many required mutual...
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Demography (2003) 40 (1): 67–81.
Published: 01 February 2003
..., Finnish women generally work full-time. In 1990, 11% of employed women in Finland worked fewer than 30 hours per week, compared with 25% of the em- ployed women in Sweden, 30% in Denmark, and 40% in Norway (OECD 2000). After Finland adopted no fault divorce legislation in 1988, the Finnish divorce rate...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 835–862.
Published: 21 March 2019
... of explanation suggests that marital change has been driven by shifting technological and institutional variables impinging on marriage. Legal and legislative institutions, such as no-fault and unilateral divorce laws, the diffusion of safe and effective birth control, and increased abortion, are hypothesized...
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