Who Marries Whom In France?

An Analysis of The Cohorts Born Between 1934 and 1978
  • Dominique Goux
  • Eric Maurin
Part of the European Studies of Population book series (ESPO, volume 12)

Abstract

Educational homogamy reflects the degree to which individuals with the same level of education tend to marry each other. Education being the most important source of individual earnings, educational homogamy is one of the key aspects of contemporary societies: for any given structure of individual earnings, the higher the educational homogamy, the higher the level of income inequality between families.

Keywords

Income Inequality Educational System Marriage Market Marriage Rate Married Person 
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  • Dominique Goux
  • Eric Maurin

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