Study: Men Benefit More From Marriage

USA Today has an interesting article about the economics of marriage. Here’s an excerpt:

“Marriage is a different deal than it was 40 years ago,” says Pew economist Richard Fry, a co-author of the study. “Typically, most wives did not work, so for economic well-being, marriage penalized guys with more mouths to feed but no extra income. Now most wives work. For guys, the economics of marriage have become much more beneficial.”

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