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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 Wallace (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 ...