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Economic Effects of Partner Loss: Examining vulnerability at the intersection of gender and nativity


Elena Pupaza, Selina Hofstetter and Ben Wilson – Stockholm Research Reports in Demography. Preprint, October 2021.
The death of a partner has many consequences, including for the economic lives of those they leave behind. Theories predict that these consequences will not only differ by sex (for women and men in opposite-sex couples, especially those with children) but also by nativity (for immigrants as compared with the native-born), as well as for the intersection between sex and nativity. Here, we test these predictions by estimating the effect of partner death on income and employment.
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