ERIC Number: EJ206121
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Aug
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The Economic Consequences of Divorce.
Espenshade, Thomas J.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v41 n3 p615-25 Aug 1979
Examines the economic hardship that divorce entails. Wives are usually awarded custody of children without commensurate financial help from fathers and face other impediments in the labor market to higher pay and adequate employment opportunities. Policies dealing with these problems often center on income transfers and enforcement of child support. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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