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Shanev's Research Featured in The Atlantic

How Earnings Influence a Woman’s Decision to Wed

Research by Na'ama Shenhav, a graduate student in the Department of Economics at UC Davis, was recently featured online in The Atlantic.  Shenhav's work indicates that, as the wages of women increase relative to those of men, working women become less likely to marry.  Shenhav, a labor economist, will be completing her Ph.D. at Davis this Spring and will be joining Dartmouth College this fall.