Explaining the Effect of Parent-Child Coresidence on Marriage Formation: The Case of Japan

@article{Yu2016ExplainingTE,
  title={Explaining the Effect of Parent-Child Coresidence on Marriage Formation: The Case of Japan},
  author={Wei-hsin Yu and Janet Chen-Lan Kuo},
  journal={Demography},
  year={2016},
  volume={53},
  pages={1283-1318}
}
Many single adult children in countries around the world live with their parents. Such coresidence has been thought to delay the transition to first marriage, although the exact reasons for the delay have not been sufficiently examined. Using panel data from Japan, we investigate whether changes in never-married adults’ residential status lead to alterations in their marital aspirations, courtship behaviors, romantic opportunities, and perceived obstacles to marrying. Our estimation of fixed… CONTINUE READING
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