ERIC Number: EJ346753
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Immediate and Delayed Effects of Widowhood on Poverty: Patterns from the 1970s.
Zick, Cathleen D.; Smith, Ken R.
Gerontologist, v26 n6 p669-75 Dec 1986
Examined economic consequences of widowhood for both men and women over time and compared their financial well-being to that of a matched group of continuously married couples. The findings of this longitudinal study indicated that the loss of a spouse had negative economic consequences for both widows and widowers relative to continuously married couples. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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