"Poverty and Choice of Marital Status: A Self-Selection Model"

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Rodgers, Joan R.;
(1990)
  • Publisher: Annandale-on-Hudson, NY: Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
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    • ddc: ddc:330

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
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