The Long Term Effects of Legalizing Divorce on Children

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Gonzalez, Libertad; Viitanen, Tarja;
  • Subject: divorce, legislation, intergenerational effects, child outcomes
    • jel: jel:J13 | jel:J12 | jel:K36
    mesheuropmc: humanities | health care economics and organizations

We estimate the effect of divorce legalization on the long-term well-being of children. Our identification strategy relies on exploiting the different timing of divorce legalization across European countries. Using European Community Household Panel data, we compare the... View more
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