Yamamura, Eiji (2012): Smokers’ Preference for Divorce and Extramarital Sex.
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Smokers are more impatient and, unlike nonsmokers, they tend to prefer current benefits. In this paper, individual-level data from Japan are used to examine how preferences for divorce and extramarital sex are different between smokers and nonsmokers. After controlling for various individual characteristics, the major findings are as follows: (1) smokers are more likely to have a positive view about divorce than nonsmokers; (2) smokers are more likely to have a positive view about extramarital sex than nonsmokers. These results were observed regardless of the individual’s marital status. The findings here about smoker’s preferences are consistent with the characteristics of smokers suggested in the literature.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Smokers’ Preference for Divorce and Extramarital Sex|
|Keywords:||smokers; divorce; extramarital sex|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I12 - Health Behavior
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J12 - Marriage ; Marital Dissolution ; Family Structure ; Domestic Abuse
|Depositing User:||eiji yamamura|
|Date Deposited:||29. Aug 2012 04:29|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 21:56|
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