Until death do us part: an analysis of the economic well-being of widows in four countries.

@article{Burkhauser2005UntilDD,
  title={Until death do us part: an analysis of the economic well-being of widows in four countries.},
  author={Richard V. Burkhauser and Philip T. Giles and Dean R. Lillard and Johannes Schwarze},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={60 5},
  pages={S238-46}
}
OBJECTIVE Our objective was to show how a woman's economic well-being changes in the United States, Germany, Great Britain, and Canada after her husband's death and the importance of public and private income sources in offsetting the economic consequences of that death. METHODS With data from the Cross-National Equivalent File, we used event history analysis to track changes in the social security replacement rate and the more comprehensive total income replacement rate for women and to show… CONTINUE READING

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