Eva Raiber

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Eva Raiber

AMSE
Spousal preferences and parental search
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IBD Salle 16

Îlot Bernard du Bois - Salle 16

AMU - AMSE
5-9 boulevard Maurice Bourdet
13001 Marseille

Date(s)
Jeudi 19 septembre 2019| 12:30 - 13:45
Contact(s)

Gaëtan Fournier : gaetan.fournier[at]univ-amu.fr
Raghul Venkatesh : raghul.venkatesh[at]univ-amu.fr

Résumé

The presentation focuses on a co-authored study which investigates marriage patterns and underlying preferences in China. Weiwei Ren, Jeanne Bovet, Paul Seabright, Charlotte Wang and I estimate mate preferences based on the evaluation of a series of randomly created profiles and connect our results to recent marriage patterns in the general population. Data is collected on parents (or other relatives) who search for a spouse on behalf of their unmarried adult child and on unmarried students. Furthermore, I sketch avenues for future research in this area.