Why Marriage Matters for Social Mobility

by The Brookings Institution on Mar 27, 2014 | Views: 59 | Score: 0
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The Brookings Institution on Nov 21, 2013 9:21 AM said:

Marriage is becoming an affluent pursuit, and social mobility is stagnating: two big contemporary American problems. Having two earners is clearly better than having one. It used to be that a breadwinning male was "head" of the household. But two heads are better than one: households with two working spouses have an income three times that of a single mother.