HKS Affiliated Authors

Additional Authors:

  • Martina Viarengo


Marriage, education and assortative mating in Latin America. Ricardo Hausmann, April 1, 2014, Paper.  "In this article, we establish facts related to marriage and education in Latin American countries. Using census data from IPUMS International, we show how marriage and assortative mating patterns have changed from 1980 to 2000 and how the patterns in Latin America compare to the United States. We find that in Latin American countries, highly educated individuals are less likely to be married than the less educated, and the pattern is stronger for women..." May require purchase or user account. Link