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New Economics of Marriage: The Rise of Wives. Executive Summary.

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Fry, Richard.
Cohn, D'Vera.
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Pew Research Center.
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A larger share of women today, compared with their 1970 counterparts, have more education and income than their spouses. As a result, in recent decades the economic gains associated with marriage have been greater for men than for women. (Author abstract)

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