Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Do Youth Nonmarital Childbearing Choices Reflect Expected Income and Relationship Consequences?

The authors explore whether the perceptions unmarried, adolescent females have about the consequences of choices they make affect those choices and the teens' behavior. The analysis considers expectations about marriage and cohabitation and about income.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2006-020
  • Author(s): Barbara Wolfe, Robert Haveman, Karen Pence, and Jonathan Schwabish