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Mon, April 10, 2017, noon:
Elizabeth Bruch

Pamela Smock

Smock cited in story on how low marriage rates may exacerbate marriage-status economic inequality

a PSC In The News reference, 2014

"Millennials say no to marriage" - CNN Money. 07/20/2014.

Given that being black or Hispanic and not having a college degree are associated with greater declines in marriage rates and that, as Pamela Smock says, evidence indicates that "getting married increases wealth and income," the declining marriage rates in the U.S. may deepen inequality by marriage status.

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Pamela Smock

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