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Women's labor market involvement and family income mobility when marriages end

The last 30 years have seen a dramatic change in women's social and economic status in the United States, particularly in their labor market activity. When women were less involved and less successful in the labor market, many of them gained access to market income only or primarily through marriage or cohabitation with a working man. As a result, women and children were especially vulnerable to the death of a partner, separation, or divorce. ; In this article, the authors examine three decades of data on the relationship between women's labor market activity and the income mobility of ...
New England Economic Review , Issue Q 4 , Pages 41-74

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Wives' work and family income mobility

Over the past 30 years, married women in the United States have significantly increased their labor market activity and become an integral factor in their families? ongoing economic wellbeing. This change raises questions about the economic impact of two-earner families becoming the norm. Do American families now need both a working husband and a working wife to have any hope of getting ahead or to keep from falling behind? How much does a wife?s labor market activity (participation, hours, and earnings) matter in her family?s ability to make income gains, hold its place relative to other ...
Public Policy Discussion Paper , Paper 04-3

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Franchise nation

Regional Review , Issue Win , Pages 6-11

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Occupational divide

Regional Review , Issue Spr , Pages 13-18

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To market, to market: strategy in high-tech business

Regional Review , Issue Fall , Pages 12-17

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Kindness of neighbors: how much can we depend on charity?

Regional Review , Issue Sum , Pages 14-19

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Getting secure

Regional Review , Issue Sum , Pages 13-17

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Joy of consumption

Regional Review , Issue Jan , Pages 12-17

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Farming in the shadow of suburbia

Regional Review , Issue Spr , Pages 12-17

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Who should be in charge?

Regional Review , Issue Fall , Pages 14-19

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