Education, Matching and the Allocative Value of Romance

Societies are characterized by customs governing the allocation of non-market goods such as marital partnerships. We explore how such customs affect the educational investment decisions of young singles and the subsequent joint labor supply decisions of partnered couples. We consider two separate ma...

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Main Author: Booth, Alison Lee
Coles, Melvyn Glyn
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.07.2005
Related: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Data of publication: 2005/07
Series: IZA Discussion Papers
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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