A Shortage of Marriageable Men?

10.09.2019 - By The Annex Sociology Podcast

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A recent study uses multiple imputation to develop an analysis that implies falling marriage rates to be a result of too few (economically) marriageable men. We discuss the idea that a "shortage of marriageable men" is a strong explanation of falling marriage rates.

Victoria Reyes is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Riverside. She recently published the widely acclaimed Global Borderlands: Fantasy, Violence, and Empire in Subic Bay, Philippines with Stanford University Press.

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