Unformatted text preview: between cohort groups. These could be birth cohort groups, marriage cohort groups, etc… In the context of this article, cohort effects are differences between different cohort groupings . In regard to birth cohort effects, it is social change caused by the replacement of members of earlier born cohorts by members of later-born cohorts in the population. 2. Questions to consider a. What are some of the problems with/shortcomings of previous studies of marital happiness according to the authors? b. What are some explanations of the early decline in marital happiness? c. What do the family role and structure models predict about changes in marital happiness over time? d. What do they find is the relationship between marital happiness and marital duration? e. How do children impact marital happiness in their study? f. How do they explain the U-shaped relationship found in cross-sectional studies?...
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- Fall '11
- Panel data, Cohort study, Longitudinal study