The male marriage wage premium in cross-national perspective

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de Hoon, Sean; Keizer, Renske; Dykstra, Pearl;
  • Publisher: Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) Luxembourg
  • Subject:
    • ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Using data from 29 countries from the Luxemburg Income Study, we demonstrate that married men earn on average 7% more than unmarried men. Unmarried men would have to work 43 hours per week in order to earn the same as married men working 40 hours. We find substantial cr... View more
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