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Inter-ethnic Marriage and Partner Satisfaction

Mathias Sinning and Shane Worner

No 221, Ruhr Economic Papers from RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen

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 nativeonly 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)
Date: 2010
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