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Table 6 Robustness check: multinomial logit log odds of cohabiting or being married relative to being single

From: Common law marriage and couple formation

  Women Men
  Married Cohabiting Married Cohabiting
CLM -0.084 -0.188 -0.214 -0.33
  [0.043]* [0.081]** [0.056]*** [0.085]***
Year before repeal 0.062 0.32 0.056 0.469
  [0.053] [0.065]*** [0.077] [0.070]***
Year of the repeal 0.012 0.193 -0.25 0.063
  [0.052] [0.076]** [0.072]*** [0.067]
One year after repeal -0.14 -0.158 -0.209 -0.231
  [0.035]*** [0.147] [0.056]*** [0.189]
Two years after repeal -0.227 -0.103 -0.262 -0.207
  [0.093]** [0.081] [0.060]*** [0.079]***
Three years after repeal 0.055 0.127 -0.044 0.065
  [0.054] [0.098] [0.108] [0.144]
Four years after repeal 0.099 0.032 0.014 -0.027
  [0.068] [0.098] [0.085] [0.056]
Demographics, state characteristics, year & state fixed effects Yes Yes Yes Yes
Observations 321917 321917 292376 292376
  1. Notes: Multinomial logit model shows log odds of being married or cohabiting relative to being single; estimated separately for men and women. Full set of controls included into the regressions.
  2. *significant at 10%; **significant at 5%; ***significant at 1%.