Session 192:
Assortative Mating in Developed Countries

Saturday, May 5
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Union Square 23-24
Fourth Floor

Chair: Zhenchao Qian, Ohio State University
Discussant: Aaron Gullickson, University of Oregon

  1. Assortative Mating without Assortative PreferenceYu Xie, University of Michigan; Siwei Cheng, University of Michigan; Xiang Zhou, University of Michigan

  2. Marrying up by Marrying down: Status Exchange between Social Origin and Education in the United StatesZhen Zeng, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Christine R. Schwartz, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Yu Xie, University of Michigan

  3. Income Inequality and the Prevalence of Educational Assortative Marriage: Evidence from the Luxembourg Income StudyDavid B. Monaghan, City University of New York (CUNY)

  4. Would You Marry Paris Hilton or Oprah Winfrey? The Role of Inheritance and Labor Income in Marital ChoicesNicolas Frémeaux, Paris School of Economics

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