"Poverty and Choice of Marital Status: A Self-Selection Model"
Rodgers, Joan R.;
Publisher: Annandale-on-Hudson, NY: Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
Over the last few decades in the United States, the poverty rate for female-headed families has been about five times the poverty rate for other family types. This paper addresses the question of why, in general, female-headed families are so much poorer than other fami... View more