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Disagreement in partners’ reports of financial difficulty

Breunig, Robert; Cobb Clark, Deborah A; Gong, Xiaodong; Venn, Daniella


We use unique data in which both partners report about household finances to demonstrate that there is often disagreement about whether the household has experienced financial difficulty in the past year. Four alternative explanations for this disagreement are tested using the data. The results indicate that disagreement may be related to the severity of the underlying material hardship rather than to gender differences, information asymmetries, or individual (as opposed to household) views of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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