Transitions Within and From First Unions: Educational Effects in an Extended Winnowing Model

@inproceedings{Saarela2014TransitionsWA,
  title={Transitions Within and From First Unions: Educational Effects in an Extended Winnowing Model},
  author={Jan Saarela and Fjalar Finn{\"a}s},
  year={2014}
}
In this article, we study how different transitional phases from childless cohabitation relate to education and educational resemblance of the partners. Using longitudinal population register data from Finland, we extend analyses of previous research to suit the conditions in societies where almost all unions begin before marriage and much childbearing takes place outside marriage. Educationally heterogamous couples are found to have higher separation risks than homogamous ones and a somewhat… CONTINUE READING

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