ERIC Number: EJ396210
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Economic Well-Being Following Marital Termination: A Comparison of Widowed and Divorced Women.
Morgan, Leslie A.
Journal of Family Issues, v10 n1 p86-101 Mar 1989
Used data from National Longitudinal Surveys cohort of mature women to examine probability of becoming poor after widowhood or divorce among midlife women, and factors that seem to influence economic well-being. Found that 40 percent of widows and over 25 percent of divorced women fell into poverty for some time during first five years after leaving marriage. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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