Do spouses negotiate in the shadow of the law? Evidence from unilateral divorce, suicides, and homicides in Mexico - Hoehn-Velasco L, Silverio-Murillo A.

We find that state-level no-fault divorce reforms in Mexico had no impact on female suicide or homicide rates. Unlike in high-income countries (Stevenson and Wolfers (2006), Brassiolo (2016)), in Mexico, women appear unable to escape abusive marriages thro...
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