Did Unilateral Divorce Raise Divorce Rates? Evidence from Panel Data

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Leora Friedberg;
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    • jel: jel:J12 | jel:K39

This paper revisits the evidence on the impact of unilateral divorce laws on divorce rates in the United States. Most states switched from requiring mutual consent to allowing unilateral or no-fault divorce between 1970 and 1985, while the national divorce rate more tha... View more
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