Using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79)—a survey of people born during the 1957–1964 period—this study examines the marriage and divorce patterns for a cohort of young baby boomers up to age 46.
In particular, the study focuses on differences in marriage and divorce patterns by educational attainment and by age at marriage.
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We hadn't played the field enough; we were limiting our options; we were holding each other back.But we always knew we would end up together, and once I was done with school, I moved to San Francisco to be with him.Within a year we were engaged, and within three, we were married.The chance of a marriage ending in divorce was lower for people with more education, with over half of marriages of those who did not complete high school having ended in divorce compared with approximately 30 percent of marriages of college graduates.In their 2007 study, Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers used data from the 2001 Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) to examine marriage and divorce patterns up to age 45 for cohorts born in 1940–19–1955.