College-educated men and women married at older ages compared with their counterparts who had fewer years of schooling.About equal proportions of men and women who received a college degree married by age 46, 88 percent for men and 90 percent for women.
Using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79)—a survey of people born during the 1957–1964 period—this study examines the marriage and divorce patterns for a cohort of young baby boomers up to age 46.
In particular, the study focuses on differences in marriage and divorce patterns by educational attainment and by age at marriage.
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The article presents data on marriages and divorces by age, gender, race, and Hispanic origin, as well as by educational attainment.
Many changes in the last half century have affected marriage and divorce rates.
This paper considers differences by gender and by racial/ethnic group but focuses on differences across education groups and by age of marriage.
The trends of declining marriage rates and increasing divorce rates, shown by Stevenson and Wolfers, continue with the 1957–1964 NLSY79 cohort.
In the NLSY79, women in this cohort were more likely to marry and to remarry than were men.