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Inter-ethnic Marriage and Partner Satisfaction

Mathias Sinning and Shane Worner ()

No 5308, IZA Discussion Papers from Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Abstract: This paper investigates immigrant assortative mating and relationship satisfaction. Using a modified random effects ordered probit model, the paper demonstrates that spouses of mixed couples are significantly less satisfied with their partner than native-only and foreign-only couples.

Keywords: international migration; assortative mating; partner satisfaction (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F22 I31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 18 pages
Date: 2010-11
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