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dc.contributor.authorFrimmel, Wolfgangen_US
dc.contributor.authorHalla, Martinen_US
dc.contributor.authorWinter-Ebmer, Rudolfen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-11-25en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T12:07:26Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T12:07:26Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-200910141252en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/36249-
dc.description.abstractThis paper documents that changes in assortative mating patterns over the last four decades along the dimensions of age, ethnicity and religion are not responsible for the increasing marital stability in Austria. Quite the contrary, without the rise in the age at marriage, divorce rates would be considerably higher. Immigration and secularization, and the resulting supply of spouses with diverse ethnicity and religious denominations had no overall effect on divorce rates. Countervailing effects - in line with theoretical predictions - offset each other. The rise in the incidence in divorce is most probably caused by changing social norms.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherForschungsinst. zur Zukunft der Arbeit Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion Papers 4446en_US
dc.subject.jelJ12en_US
dc.subject.jelJ11en_US
dc.subject.jelJ15en_US
dc.subject.jelZ12en_US
dc.subject.jelD1en_US
dc.subject.jelR2en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordAssortative matingen_US
dc.subject.keyworddivorceen_US
dc.subject.keywordmarital instabilityen_US
dc.subject.keywordimmigrationen_US
dc.subject.stwEheen_US
dc.subject.stwScheidungen_US
dc.subject.stwFamilienökonomiken_US
dc.subject.stwEinwanderungen_US
dc.subject.stwSoziale Werteen_US
dc.subject.stwÖsterreichen_US
dc.titleAssortative mating and divorce: evidence from Austrian register dataen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn613571924en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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