Tuesday, 20 April 2010
Cohabitation, Marriage & Child Outcomes
New research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies suggests that marriage does little for child development. While their new report, Cohabitation, Marriage & Child Outcomes, acknowledges that children born to married couples achieve better outcomes in both school and social and emotional development, their study of over 10,000 children concluded that this was a reflection of differences in the social and economic status of those who decide to get married instead of just living together. To read the full text, click here.
Posted by David Renfree at 11:43