Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Educated Women Over 40 Now More Likely to Marry

A generation ago a report that came be known as the Harvard-Yale Study spread the scary word that a college-educated woman who was still single at 40 was more likely to be killed by a terrorist than to get married.

This was not entirely true, and was not the main point of the study in any case.  But it is important background to this exciting change in the life of American women:

And according to calculations by the economist Betsey Stevenson, an educated woman still single at age 40 is much more likely to marry in the next decade than her less educated counterparts.

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