Volume 35 - Article 50 | Pages 1489–1522  

Impact of conjugal separation on women’s income in Canada: Does the type of union matter?

By Céline Le Bourdais, Sung-Hee Jeon, Shelley Clark, Évelyne Lapierre-Adamcyk

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