Pathways to educational homogamy in marital and cohabiting unions

@article{Schwartz2010PathwaysTE,
  title={Pathways to educational homogamy in marital and cohabiting unions},
  author={Christine R. Schwartz},
  journal={Demography},
  year={2010},
  volume={47},
  pages={735-753}
}
There is considerable disagreement about whether cohabitors are more or less likely to be educationally homogamous than married couples. Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, I reconcile many of the disparate findings of previous research by conducting a “stock and flow” analysis of assortative cohabitation and marriage. I find that cohabitors are less likely to be educationally homogamous than married couples overall, but these differences are not apparent when cohabiting… CONTINUE READING

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