Is Making Divorce Easier Bad for Children? The Long Run Implications of Unilateral Divorce

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Jonathan Gruber;
  • Journal: Journal of Labor Economics,volume 22,issue 4 October,pages799-834
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1086/423155
  • Subject:
    • jel: jel:J13 | jel:J12

Most states in the U.S. allow for unilateral divorce, which increases the ease of divorce by not requiring the explicit consent of both partners. Such regulations have come under fire for their perceived negative consequences for marital stability and resulting child ou... View more
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