‘Inefficient’ divorces leave couples worse off
Roughly one in four couples who divorce in hopes of finding greater happiness may have been better off staying married.
Oleksandr (Alex) Zhylyevskyy, assistant professor of economics at Iowa State University, calls these situations “inefficient divorces.”
“What the paper actually does is look at the impact of spousal cooperation, conflict, and divorce in marriage on the happiness of the spouses,” he says.
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