Delay in marriage and income inequality in Japan: The impact of the increased number of unmarried adults living with their parents on the household economy

The continuous decline in the fertility rate has been witnessed since 1980 in Japan. Japan's total fertility rate in 2005 is 1.32, which is far below the replacement rate, 2.08. One of the main reasons for declining the fertility rate is the delay in marriage or even shy away from marriage amon...

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Volume: 510
Main Author: Shirahase, Sawako
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) 2009
published in: LIS Working Paper Series Vol. 510
Data of publication: 2009
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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