Cohabitation, nonmarital childbearing, and the marriage process

@inproceedings{Musick2006CohabitationNC,
  title={Cohabitation, nonmarital childbearing, and the marriage process},
  author={Kelly Musick},
  year={2006}
}
Past work on the relationship between cohabitation and childbearing shows that cohabitation increases fertility compared to being single, and does so more for intended than unintended births. Most work in this area, however, does not address concerns that fertility and union formation are joint processes, and that failing to account for the joint nature of these decisions can bias estimates of cohabitation on childbearing. For example, cohabitors may be more likely to plan births because they… CONTINUE READING

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