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A bidimensional model of matching in the marriage market with women labor decision
We construct a frictionless matching model of the marriage market where women have bidimensional attributes, one continuous (income) and the other dichotomous (home ability). Equilibrium in the marriage market determines ...
How the other half lived: marriage and emancipation in the age of the pill
(Elsevier Science Bv, 2015-11)
The contraceptive Pill was FDA approved in 1960. However, it would be another decade before young unmarried women had full access. In the meantime, marriage constituted a way to the Pill. The later 1960s/early 1970s also ...
Incentives and implementation in marriage markets with externalities
(Elsevier B.V., 2019)
© 2019 Elsevier B.V.We study the implementability of stable correspondences in marriage markets with externalities. We prove that, contrary to what happens in markets without externalities, no stable revelation mechanism ...
Why not settle down already? A quantitative analysis of the delay in marriage
A striking change in American society in the last 40 years has been the decline and delay in marriage. The fraction of young adults who have never been married increased significantly between 1970 and 2000. Idiosyncratic ...
Essays on economics of marriage
Society has changed in the past decades raising questions to be asked by social scientists and their impacts on family units. In this thesis we aim to analyze how agents’ decisions on marriage and education can be ...
Padrões de nupcialidade do município de Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, no início do século XX
(BrasilUFRNPROGRAMA DE PÓS-GRADUAÇÃO EM DEMOGRAFIA, 2016-08-22)
The aim of this thesis was to identify patterns of nuptiality of the Parish of Nossa Senhora da Apresentação, corresponding at the time to the city of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, in the years 1937 and 1938, with regard to ...
The pareto-stability concept is a natural solution concept for discrete matching markets with indifferences
(SPRINGER HEIDELBERG, 2011)
In a decentralized setting the game-theoretical predictions are that only strong blockings are allowed to rupture the structure of a matching. This paper argues that, under indifferences, also weak blockings should be ...
Socio-demographic analysis of youth in the Caribbean- a three country case study
(ECLAC, Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean, 2015)