50% of the expected financial gain of attending college derived from the chance to marry a higher-earning spouse (study)


A study of Denmark by Gustaf Bruze, a researcher at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, showed that about half of the expected financial gain of attending college derived not from better job prospects but from the chance to meet and marry a higher-earning spouse.

http://www.hha.dk/nat/wper/10-17_gustb.pdf

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