Inter-Ethnic Marriage and Partner Satisfaction

20 Pages Posted: 19 Nov 2010

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Mathias Sinning

Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy

Shane Mathew Worner

affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Date Written: November 19, 2010

Abstract

This paper investigates immigrant assortative mating and relationship satisfaction. Using a modified random effects ordered probit model, the paper demonstrates that spouses of mixed couples are significantly less satisfied with their partner than native-only and foreign-only couples.

Keywords: International Migration, Assortative Mating, Partner Satisfaction

JEL Classification: F22, I31

Suggested Citation

Sinning, Mathias and Worner, Shane Mathew, Inter-Ethnic Marriage and Partner Satisfaction (November 19, 2010). Ruhr Economic Paper No. 221. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1711859 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1711859

Mathias Sinning (Contact Author)

Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy ( email )

ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building, #132, Lennox Crossing
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200
Australia

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Shane Mathew Worner

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

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