The Latin American cohabitation boom, 1970–2007.

@article{Esteve2012TheLA,
  title={The Latin American cohabitation boom, 1970–2007.},
  author={Albert Esteve and Ron J. Lesthaeghe and Antonio L{\'o}pez-Gay},
  journal={Population and development review},
  year={2012},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={55-81}
}
The article describes the rise of unmarried cohabitation in Latin American countries during the last 30 years of the twentieth century, both at the national and regional levels. It documents that this major increase occurred in regions with and without traditional forms of cohabitation alike. In addition, the striking degree of catching up of cohabitation among the better-educated population segments is illustrated. The connections between these trends and economic (periods of high inflation… CONTINUE READING

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