A Contractual Look at the Role of Religion in the Stability of Marriage

Feler BoseSchool of Business and Economics, Indiana University East AbstractThis paper uses a modified contractual model to study the role of religion — via entry and exit costs — in shaping preferences for getting and staying married. The religions that are analyzed are two “collective” religions: Judaism and Christianity. The paper takes a historical andContinue reading “A Contractual Look at the Role of Religion in the Stability of Marriage”