Economic factors of marriage and cohabitation in Europe: a gender perspective


The paper considers economic factors of marriage and cohabitation of men and women in European countries. The analysis showed that the impact of economic factors of marriage or cohabitation is more typical for developed countries of Western Europe. Moreover, the large proportion of variance of the influence of economic factors is observed more among women than among men.

Influence of comprehensive income on marriage and cohabitation are fixed among men, while influence of paid employment on marriage and cohabitation observed among women.

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