Jeanne Lafortune

University of Maryland - College Park

College Park, MD 20742

United States

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Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 May 2009 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park
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Caste, marriage markets, Gale-Shapley Algorithm

Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. EOPP009
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Feb 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park
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Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7300
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park
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caste, Gale-Shapley Algorithm, marriage markets

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Why Wait? A Century of Education, Marriage Timing and Gender Roles

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9671
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Feb 2016
Murat Iyigun and Jeanne Lafortune
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park
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timing, marriage, education

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Are Intra-Household Allocations Policy Neutral? Theory and Empirical Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5594
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Mar 2011
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - College Park and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
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intra-household allocations, matching, cohabitation, alimony laws

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Marry for What: Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

NBER Working Paper No. w14958
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 May 2009
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park
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Betting the House: How Assets Influence Marriage Selection, Marital Stability, and Child Investments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11176
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Jeanne Lafortune and Corinne Low
University of Maryland - College Park and University of Pennsylvania
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marriage, commitment, child investment, housing

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People and Machines: A Look at the Evolving Relationship between Capital and Skill in Manufacturing 1860-1930 Using Immigration Shocks

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9217
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Jeanne Lafortune, José Tessada and Ethan G. Lewis
University of Maryland - College Park, Business School, Pontificia Universidad Católica and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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immigration, capital-skill complementarity, skill-biased technical change, manufacturing, Second Industrial Revolution