Single Motherhood in East and West Germany: What Can Explain the Differences?

The share of single mothers is higher in East Germany than in West Germany. Using data from the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), we examine two transmission channels leading to single motherhood, namely out-of-partnership births and separations of couples with minor children. Women in East Germany have...

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Volume: 15
Main Author: Jirjahn, Uwe
Struewing, Cornelia
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Mario Rostoni Library - Universita Carlo Cattaneo- LIUC 01.12.2018
Università Carlo Cattaneo LIUC
published in: The European journal of comparative economics : EJCE Vol. 15; no. 2; pp. 197 - 229
Data of publication: 20181201
ISSN: 1824-2979
1824-2979
EISSN: 1824-2979
Discipline: Economics
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Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Directory of Open Access Journals
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