Could Killewald’s research on marriage premium make Millennials less adverse to tying the knot?

In response to a news item in The Washington Post on the trend amongst Millenials to avoid, or at least postpone, getting married, this piece on MercatorNet refers to Killewald’s research on the marriage premium, the wage increase that tends to occur for both men and women after getting married. Photo: Sergio Vassio Photography

Killewald explores whether motherhood penalty is necessarily larger for low-wage women

Harvard Pop Center affiliated faculty member Alexandra Killewald, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology at Harvard University, challenges the conclusion of Budig and Hodges (2010) that the motherhood penalty is larger for low-wage women by using an unconditional versus a conditional quantile regression model in a recently published study.