Male Earnings, Marriageable Men, and Non-Marital Fertility
Marianne Page in conversation with Melissa Kearney

Melissa Kearney Photo

In this podcast Marianne Page and Melissa Kearney discuss the impact of changes in male earnings on marriage rates in the United States, with a focus on implications for children. 

In October, 2017 Kearney was a seminar series speaker at the Center for Poverty Research. Her work focuses on  issues of social policy, poverty and inequality. Many of her papers discuss the effect of government programs on economic conditions and the behaviors and outcomes of economically disadvantaged populations. She is a Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland.