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Title: Moving and Union Dissolution
Authors: Boyle, Paul
Kulu, Hill
Cooke, Thomas
Gayle, Vernon
Mulder, Clara H
Contact Email: vernon.gayle@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Migration
Moving
Union Dissolution
Austrian Family and Fertility Survey (FFS)
Issue Date: 1-Feb-2008
Publisher: Population Association of America
Citation: Boyle P, Kulu H, Cooke T, Gayle V & Mulder CH (2008) Moving and Union Dissolution, Demography, 45 (1), pp. 209-222.
Abstract: This paper examines the effect of migration and residential mobility on union dissolution among married and cohabiting couples. Moving is a stressful life event, and a large, multidisciplinary litera-ture has shown that family migration often benefits one partner (usually the man) more than the other. Even so, no study to date has examined the possible impact of within-nation geographical mobility on union dissolution. We base our longitudinal analysis on retrospective event-history data from Austria. Our results show that couples who move frequently have a significantly higher risk of union dissolu-tion, and we suggest a variety of mechanisms that may explain this.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/1988
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/dem.2008.0000
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Affiliation: University of St Andrews
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
University of Connecticut
Sociology/Social Pol&Criminology
University of Amsterdam

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