ERIC Number: EJ256023
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Economic Change at Mid-Life Widowhood: A Longitudinal Analysis.
Morgan, Leslie A.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v43 n4 p899-907 Nov 1981
Compared cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses in a national sample of women widowed in mid-life. Longitudinal comparisons failed to demonstrate a significant decline in income or financial well-being upon the death of spouses. Data analysis indicated a major reliance on earnings of the widow and Social Security benefits. (Author/RC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A