Is Making Divorce Easier Bad for Children? The Long Run Implications of Unilateral Divorce

@inproceedings{Gruber2000IsMD,
  title={Is Making Divorce Easier Bad for Children? The Long Run Implications of Unilateral Divorce},
  author={Jonathan H Gruber},
  year={2000}
}
Most states in the U.S. allow for unilateral divorce, which increases the ease of divorce by not requiring the explicit consent of both partners. Such regulations have come under fire for their perceived negative consequences for marital stability and resulting child outcomes, but there is no evidence to date to support the contention that easier divorce regulations are actually bad for children. I assess the long run implications for children of growing up in a unilateral divorce environment… CONTINUE READING

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