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Marriage premium with productivity heterogeneity

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Roberto Bonilla Trejos, Dr Francis Kiraly, Professor John WildmanORCiD



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© 2021 Board of Trustees of the Bulletin of Economic Research and John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Using an equilibrium model of interlinked frictional labor and marriage markets where men are regarded as “breadwinners,” we establish the existence of male marriage premium within a given productivity group, as well as a clear ranking of premia across different groups. We find supporting evidence using Chinese data.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Bonilla R, Kiraly F, Wildman J

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Bulletin of Economic Research

Year: 2022

Volume: 74

Issue: 1

Pages: 317-328

Print publication date: 01/01/2022

Online publication date: 27/08/2021

Acceptance date: 11/05/2021

Date deposited: 10/06/2020

ISSN (print): 0307-3378

ISSN (electronic): 1467-8586

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc.


DOI: 10.1111/boer.12301


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