NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Women's Education and Family Behavior: Trends in Marriage, Divorce and Fertility

Adam Isen, Betsey Stevenson

NBER Working Paper No. 15725
Issued in February 2010

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The authors would like to thank Stephanie Coontz, Paula England, Jerry Jacobs, Enrico Moretti, Sam Preston, Robert Pollak, Michele Tertilt, and Justin Wolfers for useful discussions and seminar participants at Washington University, St. Louis and NBER’s Topics in Demography and the Economy conference. Betsey Stevenson would like to thank Sloan for support through a Work-Family Early Career Development Grant and the National Institutes of Health-National Institute on Aging (grant P30 AG12836), the Boettner Center for Pensions and Retirement Security at the University of Pennsylvania, and National Institutes of Health–National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Population Research Infrastructure Program (grant R24 HD-044964) at the University of Pennsylvania for funding. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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