Table 9 Summary of expected behavioral responses

From: Less money after divorce – how the 2008 alimony reform in Germany affected spouses’ labor supply, leisure and marital stability

  Labor supply model Becker-Coase theorem Overall expected response
  Income effect Substitution effect
Women
Labor supply + + (+) +
Leisure
Men
Labor supply + (–) ?
Leisure + + ?
Couples
Separation / / (0) (0)
  1. Source: Authors’ illustration