What is the male marriage premium?

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February 29, 2012
EconLog
by Bryan Caplan  
Posted in Commentary

"Married men make a lot more money than single men. In the NLSY, married men make 44% extra, even after controlling for education, experience, IQ, race, and number of children. How is this possible? There are three competing economic explanations. Each of the three may be partly true." (02/28/12)

http://econlog.econlib.org/archives/2012/02/what_is_the_mar.html  

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