Cohabitating Couples with Lower Education Levels Marry Less. Is This Because They Do Not Want To?

Date
2016-08
Authors
Raley, Kelly
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Publisher
University of Texas at Austin Population Research Center
Abstract
Description
This brief, based on PRC associate director Kelly Raley's co-authored article in Demography entitled “Diverging Patterns of Union Transition Among Cohabitators by Race-Ethnicity and Education: Trends and Marital Intentions,” addresses the decline in marriage among co-habitating couples by examining marriage intention and structural barriers.
Citation
Raley, R. K. (2016). Cohabitating couples with lower education levels marry less. Is this because they do not want to? PRC Research Brief, 1(3). http://doi.org/10.15781/T2DV1CN96