Betsey Stevenson

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Associate Professor

500 S. State Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

United States

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Scholarly Papers (19)

Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law: Divorce Laws and Family Distress

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Dec 2003
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 854 (35,534)
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divorce, no-fault divorce laws, unilateral divorce laws, fault, intimate homicide, spousal homicide, suicide, domestic violence, household bargaining

Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law: Divorce Laws and Family Distress

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2021
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 58 (460,930)
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Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law: Divorce Laws and Family Distress

Posted: 02 Feb 2004
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

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Marriage and Divorce: Changes and Their Driving Forces

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Mar 2007
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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marriage, divorce, fertility, cohabitation, remarriage, economics of the family, demography

Marriage and Divorce: Changes and Their Driving Forces

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2007-03
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Aug 2007
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 227 (171,569)
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marriage, divorce, fertility, cohabitation, remarriage, economics of the family, demography

Marriage and Divorce: Changes and Their Driving Forces

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 16 May 2021
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 68 (424,560)
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Marriage and Divorce: Changes and Their Driving Forces

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 May 2008
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Cohabitation, demography, divorce, economics of the family, fertility, marriage, remarriage

Economic Growth and Subjective Well-Being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2011
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Happiness, subjective well-being, Easterlin Paradox, life satisfaction, economic growth, well-being-income gradient, hedonic treadmill

Economic Growth and Subjective Well-Being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 25 Sep 2008
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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happiness, subjective well-being, Easterlin Paradox, life satisfaction, economic growth, well-being-income gradient, hedonic treadmill

Economic Growth and Subjective Well-Being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 27 Aug 2008
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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happiness, subjective well-being, Easterlin Paradox, life satisfaction, economic growth, well-being-income gradient, hedonic treadmill

Economic Growth and Subjective Well-Being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 01 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2010
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Economic Growth and Subjective Well-Being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Easterlin Paradox, economic growth, happiness, hedonic treadmill, life satisfaction, quality of life, subjective well-being, well-being-income gradient

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The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 May 2009 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2021
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Jun 2009
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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subjective well-being, life satisfaction, happiness, gender, job satisfaction, women's movement

The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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gender, happiness, job satisfaction, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, women's movement

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... and the Pursuit of Happiness - Wellbeing and the Role of Government

Institute of Economic Affairs Monographs, Readings 64, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-25
Number of pages: 127 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2013
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, George Mason University - Department of EconomicsMercatus Center at George Mason University, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, George Mason University - Department of Economics, Macquarie Law School, Volterra Consulting, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, Universidad Camilo Jose Cela, Westminster Business SchoolInstitute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Independent, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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happiness economics, wellbeing, government spending, economic theory

Subjective Well-Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?

CAMA Working Paper 21/2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 May 2013 Last Revised: 20 May 2013
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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subjective well-being, happiness, satiation, basic needs, Easterlin paradox

Subjective Well‐Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Apr 2013
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 117 (301,116)
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subjective well-being, happiness, satiation, basic needs, Easterlin paradox

Subjective Well-Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 May 2013
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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subjective well-being, happiness, satiation, basic needs, Easterlin paradox

Subjective Well-Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2021
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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The Impact of Divorce Laws on Marriage - Specific Capital

FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2006-43
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Jun 2006
Betsey Stevenson
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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divorce, no-fault divorce laws, unilateral divorce laws, fault, household bargaining, spouse, household production, household specialization, female labor force participation, fertility, home ownership

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Title IX and the Evolution of High School Sports

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Dec 2007
Betsey Stevenson
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Downloads 286 (136,512)
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Title IX and the Evolution of High School Sports

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 486-505, October 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Nov 2007
Betsey Stevenson
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Beyond the Classroom: Using Title Ix to Measure the Return to High School Sports

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2006
Betsey Stevenson
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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education, female labor force participation, Title IX, sports, gender equity, employment

Beyond the Classroom: Using Title IX to Measure the Return to High School Sports

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Working Paper Series 2006-44
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 May 2010
Betsey Stevenson
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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School sports

Beyond the Classroom: Using Title Ix to Measure the Return to High School Sports

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2021
Betsey Stevenson
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Beyond the Classroom: Using Title IX to Measure the Return to High School Sports

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Mar 2010
Betsey Stevenson
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Subjective Well-Being, Income, Economic Development and Growth

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Daniel W. Sacks, Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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subjective well-being, life satisfaction, quality of life, economic growth, development, Easterlin Paradox, well-being-income gradient, hedonic treadmill

Subjective Well-Being, Income, Economic Development and Growth

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2021
Daniel W. Sacks, Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Subjective Well-Being, Income, Economic Development and Growth

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Oct 2010
Daniel W. Sacks, Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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subjective well-being, life satisfaction, quality of life, economic growth, development, Easterlin Paradox, well-being-income gradient, hedonic treadmill

Subjective Well-Being, Income, Economic Development and Growth

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
Daniel W. Sacks, Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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development, Easterlin Paradox, economic growth, hedonic treadmill, life satisfaction, quality of life, Subjective well-being, well-being-income gradient

The New Stylized Facts About Income and Subjective Well-Being

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Jan 2013
Daniel W. Sacks, Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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subjective well-being, life satisfaction, quality of life, Easterlin Paradox, adaptation

The New Stylized Facts About Income and Subjective Well-Being

CAMA Working Paper 03/2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Jul 2013
Justin Wolfers, Daniel W. Sacks and Betsey Stevenson
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Downloads 89 (362,370)

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Subjective well-being, life satisfaction, quality of life, Easterlin Paradox, adaptation, economic growth

The New Stylized Facts About Income and Subjective Well-Being

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Jan 2013
Daniel W. Sacks, Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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subjective well-being, life satisfaction, quality of life, Easterlin Paradox, adaptation, economic growth

The New Stylized Facts About Income and Subjective Well-Being

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Daniel W. Sacks, Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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adaptation, Easterlin paradox, economic growth, life satisfaction, quality of life, subjective well-being

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Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Jul 2010
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 85 (373,043)
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Subjective Well-Being, Life Satisfaction, Happiness, Race, Civil Rights, Discrimination

Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jul 2011
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Subjective well-being, life satisfaction, happiness, race, discrimination, civil rights

Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Apr 2013
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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subjective well-being, life satisfaction, happiness, race

Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress

CAMA Working Paper 17/2013
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Jul 2013
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Subjective well-being, life satisfaction, happiness, race

Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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life satisfaction, subjective well‐being, happiness, race

Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2021
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Apr 2013
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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happiness, life satisfaction, race, Subjective well-being

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Divorce-Law Changes, Household Bargaining, and Married Women's Labor Supply Revisited

2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Betsey Stevenson
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Downloads 163 (231,420)
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Divorce law, female labor force participation, employment

Women's Education and Family Behavior: Trends in Marriage, Divorce and Fertility

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Feb 2010
Adam Isen and Betsey Stevenson
U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis (OTA) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Downloads 115 (304,913)
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marriage, divorce, fertility, education

Women's Education and Family Behavior: Trends in Marriage, Divorce and Fertility

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2011
Adam Isen and Betsey Stevenson
U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis (OTA) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Trust in Public Institutions over the Business Cycle

CAMA Working Paper No. 06/2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2011
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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trust, institutions, confidence, survey data, congress, banks, big business, media, courts

Trust in Public Institutions Over the Business Cycle

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Mar 2011
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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trust, institutions, confidence, survey data, congress, banks, big business, media, courts

Trust in Public Institutions Over the Business Cycle

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Mar 2011
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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trust, institutions, confidence, survey data, congress, banks, big business, media, courts

Trust in Public Institutions Over the Business Cycle

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2021
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Trust in Public Institutions Over the Business Cycle

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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banks, big business, confidence, congress, courts, institutions, media, survey data, Trust

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Happiness Inequality in the United States

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Aug 2008
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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happiness, subjective well-being, inequality

Happiness Inequality in the United States

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Happiness Inequality in the United States

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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happiness, inequality, subjective well-being

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The Internet and Job Search

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2021
Betsey Stevenson
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Downloads 69 (416,075)
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Inaccurate Age and Sex Data in the Census PUMS Files: Evidence and Implications

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
J. Trent Alexander, Michael Davern and Betsey Stevenson
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Current Population Survey, American Community Survey, Census, disclosure avoidance, aging, data, sex, labor force participation, marriage

Inaccurate Age and Sex Data in the Census Pums Files: Evidence and Implications

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 30 May 2021
J. Trent Alexander, Michael Davern and Betsey Stevenson
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Divorce Law and Women&Apos;S Labor Supply

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2021
Betsey Stevenson
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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