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    • Divorce Property Division Laws and the Decision to Marry or Cohabitate 

      Fisher, Hayley (Faculty of Economics, 2011)
      This paper presents a model of the choice between marriage and cohabitation for a couple who have decided to form a relationship. The model is used to analyse the implications of changing from a title based division of ...
    • Financial implications of relationship breakdown: Does marriage matter? 

      Fisher, Hayley; Low, Hamish (Springer, 2015-04-05)
      In raw data in the UK, the income loss on separation for women who were cohabiting is less than the loss for those who were married. Cohabitants lose less even after controlling for observable characteristics including age ...
    • Recovery from Divorce: Comparing High and Low Income Couples 

      Fisher, Hayley; Low, Hamish (Oxford University Press, 2016)
      This paper shows that divorce in the UK has different consequences for high and for low income households, and for men and for women. The opportunity to mitigate these consequences and to recover also differs across groups. ...