Household composition choices of older unmarried women

@article{Wolf1988HouseholdCC,
  title={Household composition choices of older unmarried women},
  author={Douglas A. Wolf and Beth J. Soldo},
  journal={Demography},
  year={1988},
  volume={25},
  pages={387-403}
}
This article extends previous research on the household composition of older unmarried women, using a statistical model that treats each of a woman’s surviving children as a distinct potential provider of a shared household. Additional possibilities— living alone, living with other nuclear-family relatives, and living with others— are also recognized, providing a varied range of household-structure opportunities for older women. The approach allows us to identify individual child attributes… CONTINUE READING

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